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7-Eleven chooses R448A to replace R404A

24 July 2019

USA: Leading US convenience store operator 7-Eleven is to adopt Honeywell Solstice N40 (R448A) … , such as LED lighting, energy management systems, wind energy in select stores and high-efficiency HVAC units to reduce our CO2 emissions,” said Ann Scott, 7-Eleven’s director of energy, engineering and …

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CPD course to update AC knowledge

24 July 2019

UK: Toshiba Air Conditioning has launched a new CPD-certified courses for consultants, installers and end-users wishing to update … The focus of the programme is on improving understanding of the impact of new legislation on air conditioning for buildings, improving system design and product application for energy efficiency and environmental … Neil Hitching, sales director of Toshiba, said: “As a leading HVAC supplier, a key priority for us is to help raise standards across the industry. An important part … In addition to courses on the fundamentals of air conditioning, there are modules on the latest F-gas legislation, the application of existing and new refrigerants, an overview of BREEAM and how it …

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IoR updates best practice guidelines

24 July 2019

UK: The BRA and IoR have revised Part 2 of the Guide to Good Commercial Refrigeration Practice series. … documents produced to ensure good practice guidelines are available to the refrigeration, heat pump and air conditioning industry.

Part 2 focuses on the complex area of system design in conjunction with safety and …

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AREA produces guide to EN 378

24 July 2019

BELGIUM: AREA, the European contractors association, has produced a guide to the European safety and … 378 to those responsible for refrigeration systems and heat pumps, and especially to refrigeration, air conditioning and heat pump contractors. 

EN 378 relates to safety and environmental requirements in the design, …

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Friends of the Earth to host keynote address at H&V News summit

24 July 2019

Mike Childs, head of science, policy and research for the environmental campaign group will be sharing his views on the huge implications of decarbonisation for HVAC and how industry is adapting

Experts from across the building services sector, politics and academia … headline an ‘in focus’ session at the summit to consider the current status of efforts to rethink heating in line with a carbon neutral economy.

Childs will use his expertise in climate change campaigning …

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Bacharach opens Dublin office

24 July 2019

USA/IRELAND: Bacharach, the supplier of refrigerant leak detection and monitoring equipment, has opened … performance to exceed our customer’s expectations and support our channel partner’s growth in our focus HVAC and refrigeration markets.”

The new office is located close to Dublin Airport at D12 & D13 Santry …

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Global Greenhouse Software Market Growth (Status and Outlook) 2019-2024

23 July 2019

Market Research Report Store offers a latest published report on Greenhouse Software  Market Analysis … .4; and forecast to 2024 in section 10.8.

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Global BBQ Wood Pellets Market Growth 2019-2024

23 July 2019

Market Research Report Store offers a latest published report on BBQ Wood Pellets  Market Analysis … Made entirely of wood with little to no flavor properties, these pellets are generally reserved for heating.

Segmentation by application: breakdown data from 2014 to 2019, in Section 2.4; and forecast to …

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Star joins sponsors of IIR Congress

23 July 2019

UK: Glasgow-based Star Refrigeration has been added to the list of sponsors of the 25th IIR International … It discusses refrigerant and system selection and key criteria including safety, energy efficiency, cooling capacity and capital cost.

“It’s really important we work together as an industry, in the UK and … The congress occurs every four years and showcases the latest refrigeration, heat pump and air conditioning technologies and research. The event’s location has an exceptional significance as Montreal is the …

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European cooling bodies publish advice on black market refrigerant

22 July 2019

Combined guidance from AREA, ASERCOM, EFCTC and EPEE is devised to inform industry on how to determine … for safety and operational performance are the focus of a new report from several key European cooling associations.

AREA, ASERCOM, EFCTC and EPEE have published a new document intended to help industry … ongoing concerns about the level of black market trade within the EU as quotas introduced under the F-Gas regulation continue to limit the amount of higher GWP gas allowed.

The new leaflet warns that the …

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Chiller using water as refrigerant comes to the UK

22 July 2019

UK: Blackpool-based Green Thermal Energy has been appointed UK partner for eChiller, the German-designed … Using pure tap water as a refrigerant instead of F-gases, it is said to be ideal for cooling industrial processes, data centres and server rooms, control cabinets and buildings. The eChillers’ … Following eight years of development, the eChiller received its public debut at the Chillventa exhibition in 2014.

It is available in one- and two-stage versions with two refrigeration capacities, … Garry Broadbent, director of Green Thermal Energy, the applied equipment division of Green Cooling, reveals that the chiller can provide 15ºC outlet temperatures even in ambients of 35ºC. With hybrid …

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AHRTI publishes study on propane refrigerant

22 July 2019

USA: A new study on the risks associated with the use of propane (R290) in refrigeration and air conditioning will be used to support revisions of international safety standards.

The Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Technology Institute (AHRTI), the AHRI’s research arm, conducted leak and ignition …

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Vaillant warns of HVAC decarbonisation skills challenge

20 July 2019

Special roundtable session held by manufacturer to understand current barriers to greener heat has identified need for sufficient skills programmes for both new and experienced HVAC specialists

Concerns at a lack of training for the installation and management of low carbon … Vaillant said it has a held discussion event focused on trying to understand challenges in future heating provision, with installers and trade bodies invited to share their views.

According to the …

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Rampling joins start-up company ACR Supplies

19 July 2019

UK: Mark Rampling, owner of LNE, a Malaysia-based manufacturer of metal components, has been made a director of new air conditioning and refrigeration distribution company ACR Supplies.

As head of manufacturing, Rampling joins …

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Chemours working with Axima towards HFO future

19 July 2019

Chemours has announced that it is working with Paris-based HVAC and refrigeration contractor Axima Refrigeration France to evaluate the use and future adoption of Opteon XL low GWP HFO refrigerants in commercial refrigeration before the next European F-Gas HFC cap and phasedown in 2021. As a first step towards the reduction of CO2 quota, Axima Refrigeration …

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Illegal refrigerant seized for “lack of documentation”

19 July 2019

ROMANIA: Border police in southern Romania seized 86kg of illegal refrigerant at the Calafat border … are illegal disposables and it seems almost certain that the shipment was not part of a legitimate F-gas quota. However, the illegality of these cylinders seems lost on the police – the refrigerant was …

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EIA urges stricter timeline for HFC cooling equipment bans

18 July 2019

Campaign group says amendments for bringing forward equipment bans under F-Gas would not realistically happen until 2022 review, yet UK could take a more immediate stand on heat … commitments to net zero carbon emissions with “concrete plans” to curb output form functions such as cooling and refrigerant use.

She said, “Fast action on eliminating the powerful greenhouse gases used in …

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Automotive Charge Air Cooler (CAC) Market estimated to grow at impressive CAGR in the forecast period (2019-2024)

18 July 2019

Summary: The report on the Automotive Charge Air Cooler (CAC) Market has been launched in May,2019 by … This creates a need for effective cooling of charged air through charge air cooler (CAC) (also known as an intercooler).   Hot air entering …

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Automotive Ducts Market estimated to grow at impressive CAGR in the forecast period (2019-2024)

18 July 2019

Summary: The report on the Automotive Ducts Market has been launched in March,2019 by Stratview Research … Passenger Car, Light Commercial Vehicle, Medium- & Heavy-Duty Commercial Vehicle By Application Type: HVAC Ducts, Under-the-Hood Ducts, Other Ducts By Material Type: Plastic Ducts, Foam Ducts, Other Ducts …   Based on the application type, the automotive ducts market is segmented as HVAC (Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning) ducts, Under-the-Hood Ducts, and others. The HVAC ducts segment is expected to remain the most …

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Fire Tube Industrial Boiler Market Size, Share, Development by 2025

18 July 2019

Market Research Report Store offers a latest published report on Fire Tube Industrial Boiler  Market … The heat of the gases is transferred through the walls of the tubes by thermal conduction, heating the water and ultimately creating steam.

 

The Fire Tube Industrial Boiler market was valued at …

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Global Fire Rated Systems Market to Witness a Pronounce Growth During 2025

18 July 2019

Market Research Report Store offers a latest published report on Fire Rated Systems  Market Analysis …

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BEIS watchdog demands building energy efficiency be prioritised

18 July 2019

Select committee is praised for urging government to make energy efficiency of UK building stock a … Warnings of major shortfalls in policy concerning heating policy and insulation were said by the watchdog to have set back the government’s ability to meet … This could see the creation of new means of holding buildings and HVAC functions to stricter standards around emissions and energy efficiency.

Chris Skidmore accepted …

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HFC refrigerant prices continue to fall

18 July 2019

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EUROPE: With reports of subsiding demand, refrigerant prices continued to fall in Europe in the …  

While prices continue to be several times higher than before the start of the European F-gas phase-down, the latest quarterly price-monitoring report by Öko-Recherche charts price falls for …

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Euro associations warn of illegal refrigerant risks

18 July 2019

EUROPE: The leading European air conditioning and refrigeration associations are behind a new document warning of the consequences of buying … The leaflet also warns of the environmental impact of the illegal trade: it undermines the F-gas regulation‘s aim to phase down HFCs and increases the risks of refrigerant leakage to atmosphere …

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Chemours and Axima partner on use of Opteon XL

18 July 2019

Axima Refrigeration France has chosen to partner with Chemours to evaluate the use and future adoption … (GWP) hydrofluoroolefin (HFO) refrigerants in commercial refrigeration before the next European F-Gas HFC cap and phasedown in 2021. 

As a first step towards the reduction of CO2 quota, Axima … portfolio of sustainable and versatile refrigerants that meet the long-term needs of the refrigeration, air conditioning, heat pump, and chiller markets. 

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