A new research paper from the EU-funded SuperSmart project shows that non-technological barriers can slow down the evolution and diffusion of energy-efficient and natural refrigerant-based HVAC&R solutions in the food retail sector.
A study conducted by Emerson and ILK Dresden concludes that integral hydrocarbon display cases are more efficient than remote CO2 transcritical rack systems.
Hydrocarbons are on an upward trend following growth in 2017, according to manufacturers.
After establishing that carbon dioxide would be its standard refrigerant for new beverage coolers, vending machines and fountain equipment, the Coca-Cola Company “will open the door” to hydrocarbon refrigerants for smaller cooler equipment, said Antoine Azar, the company’s global programme director.
hydrocarbons21.com welcomes its newest Bronze Partner the Temprite Company, specialising in innovative energy-efficient coalescent and conventional oil separators and refrigerant oil management products.
This second article about the webinar “What ever refrigeration technician should know about hydrocarbon refrigeration” organised in the US provides an overview of the following considerations when dealing with hydrocarbons: material compatibility, purity, lubrication and filter driers, as well as flammability and safety.
Ahead of the pending US Significant New Alternatives Policy (SNAP) ruling Keith Gifford, Director of Global Marketing Tecumseh presented “What every refrigeration technician should know about hydrocarbon refrigeration” in an archnews.com webinar. This first article about the webinar provides an overview of SNAP, fluorinated refrigerant replacements and hydrocarbon working pressures and temperatures.