At the Climate and Clean Air Coalition’s (CCAC) Sustainable Technologies for Air Conditioning Workshop held alongside the Meeting of the Parties to the Montreal Protocol this week, the head of the organisation called for sustainable solutions to meet HFC reduction targets.
Recheio recently installed the system – which uses heat reclaim and air-conditioning technology – in a store in the south of the country.
By using natural refrigerants and an increase in energy efficiency, the global warming impact of data-centre cooling systems can be reduced to ‘virtually zero’, an Ecofys report found.
Italy-based multinational CAREL has recorded a significant spike in sales thanks to European retail market growth, due in part to the growing popularity of CO2-based HVAC&R systems.
Natural refrigerants – and particularly CO2 applications – are not just in fashion but here to stay, Marc-André Lesmerises, president of Carnot Refrigeration, told R744.com in an exclusive interview. The Canadian company is heading into 2016 with ambitious plans to launch CO2 projects in data centres and training sessions for contractors interested in natural refrigerant technologies.
Natural refrigerants are creating new opportunities for data centre cooling as hyperscale data centres change the market for precision cooling.