Conference to Focus on the Cold Chain and Sustainable Refrigeration Technology
July 18, 2013
The Institute of Refrigeration has announced that it will be hosting the International Institute of Refrigeration’s 3rd International Conference on Sustainability and the Cold Chain in June 2014 in London. The conference is expected to attract an international audience and showcase leading edge developments.
Knauf Insulation announced that its insulation has now been validated by UL Environment to contain 61.9 percent post-consumer recycled content by weight. According to the company, this is a new industry benchmark. Knauf said it increased the figure by 6.2 percent over the last six months.
Canadian retailers who adopt sustainable business practices are differentiating themselves in an increasingly competitive marketplace and also significantly reducing their costs, according to a new report released by Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) and the Retail Council of Canada (RCC).
As one of the latest concepts to emerge from the trend toward sustainability, high-performance (HP) buildings are generating a lot of buzz. And the role of HVAC equipment and those who install it is rapidly developing in response to this construction trend.
The IFMA Foundation has announced the release of U.S. Government Policy Impacts and Opportunities for Facility Management, a free publication that the organization says offers a comprehensive, practical approach to making sustainability improvements to public- and private-sector facilities based on government guidelines.
Carrier has announced the lineup of speakers for its 11th Global Engineering Conference — called “20/20 the Future in Focus: Rethink. Restore. Regenerate.” — which is scheduled for March 18-20, 2012, at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas.