The project aims to demonstrate the feasibility, safety and commercial viability of an innovative ‘monobloc’ residential air-conditioning system using R290.
Natural refrigerants can improve the sustainability of supermarkets, according to the final report of the EU-funded SuperSmart project.
A revision of international standards to increase the charge limit on hydrocarbons should expand the market for their use, according to LIFE FRONT research.
INTARCON, a Spanish manufacturer of commercial and industrial refrigeration units, is piloting a double cascade R290-CO2-CO2 refrigeration system in an installation in Cordoba, southern Spain “It’s a double cascade refrigeration system configured to use two CO2 loops in conjunction with a propane loop to provide cooling to cabinets, freezers and cold rooms in a supermarket,” Daniel Campaña…
Workshop participants at ATMOsphere Ibérica in Madrid agreed that training is key to triggering wider uptake of natural refrigerants in the Iberian Peninsula.
More than 50% of the members of a Spanish trade group are working with natural refrigerants.
Among the companies exhibiting at Venditalia, there was not yet a clear trend towards adopting CO2 or hydrocarbons as the natural refrigerant of choice.
Sanden Vendo presented the DV9, a new propane-based vending machine, at Venditalia last week.