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ATMOsphere America 2015: CO2 finds favour in industrial refrigeration and heat pump applications

As in previous years ATMOsphere America 2015, organised in Atlanta on 25-26 June, provided an opportunity to learn about the very latest technology developments. A series of technology case study sessions focused on industrial refrigeration, heat pumps, and new applications provided no shortage of evidence on the advantages of CO2 in applications beyond the world of commercial refrigeration.

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ATMOsphere America 2015: Coke convinced that CO2 is the ‘right bet’

Coca-Cola, the world’s largest beverage company, has a long history of using carbon dioxide as the fizz in its soft drinks. Now CO2 is also Coke’s refrigerant of choice in its beverage coolers, vending machines and fountain equipment. At ATMOsphere America 2015 Coke presented on a light-commercial refrigeration panel on their journey to achieve HFC-free status for all new cooling equipment. On the same panel, four of Coke’s CO2 equipment suppliers describe

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GUIDE China: odds stacked in favour of natural refrigerants in light commercial sector

shecco’s recently published GUIDE to Natural Refrigerants in China – State of the Industry 2015 outlined a clear business case for the use of natural refrigerants in China’s present and future light commercial refrigeration sector. With large consumer brands already placing over 750,000 pieces of light commercial equipment in China, increasing the availability of training, there is a clear momentum driving the market forward.

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California utility sees big potential for natural refrigerants

In light of ambitious greenhouse gas emission reduction targets in California, electricity supplier Southern California Edison (SCE) is making natural refrigerants central to its plans by evaluating the energy savings delivered by natural-refrigerant technologies. Through the state’s Refrigerant Management Plan, senior engineer at SCE Paul Delaney explains in the latest edition of Accelerate America how the utility plans to implement meaningful change.

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