By pairing large heat pumps with a steam compressor, the Italian manufacturer was able to heat steam to 170°C (338°F).
The manufacturer launched its propane equipment in Europe in 2019 and as of 2020 had transitioned its entire commercial refrigeration portfolio to hydrocarbons.
The study finds that natural refrigerant heat pumps’ performance is equal to, or better than, that of synthetic alternatives.
The Spanish manufacturer’s Cubigel compressors are used in a range of propane- and isobutane-based commercial refrigeration applications.
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The new VESH R600a-based inverter compressor can also be used in certain types of commercial refrigeration equipment, says the manufacturer.
The manufacturer of commercial refrigeration display cases has seen the market for propane plug-in equipment grow significantly over the last three decades.
The manufacturer’s General Manager will discuss the growing interest in hydrocarbon-based chillers with ATMOsphere Founder and CEO Marc Chasserot.
The initiative is committed to easing Yale University’s transition to low-GWP refrigerants, offering recommendations on how to phase down and manage HFCs in line with the U.S. AIM Act.