With manufacturers from Europe, Asia and the US looking to make the case for rolling out natural refrigerant technologies in local markets Down Under, ATMOsphere Australia showcased myriad opportunities available for end users to invest in innovative heat pump, hydrocarbon, CO2 transcritical and low-charge NH3/CO2 HVACR&R solutions.
The ATMOsphere America Review Panel has announced the first case study selection for ATMOsphere America 2016, which will be held on 16 & 17 June in Chicago.
Supermarket giants Carrefour, METRO AG and Delhaize are demonstrating that CO2 transcritical refrigeration technology can help retailers to save energy costs and meet their corporate sustainability goals, heard participants in the 7th annual ATMOsphere Europe conference in Barcelona last month.
CO2 refrigeration systems for warmer southern European climates were on the radar at the ATMOsphere Europe conference in Barcelona last week, with manufacturers showcasing high-efficiency solutions capable of transcending the so-called ‘CO2 equator’.
Swedish manufacturer Green & Cool launched its new condensing unit for CO2 systems at the ATMOsphere Europe conference in Barcelona, targeting small-scale applications like convenience stores and petrol stations.
Japanese conglomerate Panasonic Corp. is eyeing a rollout of natural refrigerant technology in the United States and beyond, the company’s president, Tetsuro Homma, told Accelerate America magazine.
HVAC&R firms CAREL and Carrier Commercial Refrigeration Europe have joined forces to develop and industrialise a range of modulating ejectors in a bid to put an end to the so-called ‘CO2 equator’: the previously accepted geographical limit for cost-effective construction of CO2 systems in all food retail store formats.
Food processing, cold storage and residential air conditioning are among the applications with the greatest potential to grow the market for natural refrigerants in China, according to manufacturers exhibiting their technology at China Refrigeration in Beijing last week.
CO2 and propane (R290) will have a key role to play in the context of the HFC phase-down taking place in Europe under the EU’s F-Gas Regulation – and with this in mind, Emerson is putting together a diverse, “future-proof” portfolio to respond to evolving customer demand, Abhinav Barnwal, Product Manager Refrigeration and Marketing at Emerson Climate Technologies, told R744.com at the company’s MCE booth.