A few days prior to the start of the recent ATMOsphere 2017 conference held June 5-7 in San Diego, President Donald Trump announced that the U.S. would be withdrawing from the Paris climate agreement. That did little to dampen the mood among the conference’s 400-plus attendees.
Incentives up to $150,000 available for businesses choosing ammonia, CO2, or HCs
August 2, 2017
The Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) has launched an incentive program designed to promote the adoption of a new generation of natural refrigerants that can help reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
The unit will be constantly updated to reflect these changes
May 1, 2017
As the applications for CO2 refrigeration systems expand, there is a need to increase competences around its use in the industry. To help address this growing need, Danfoss has developed the Mobile CO2 Training Unit. The Danfoss Mobile Training Unit is packed with CO2 solutions and interactive learning modules, and it will be making stops in the Pacific and Mountain regions as it travels the U.S. to support the industry.
New legislation is leading to the adoption of natural refrigerants in commercial and light commercial equipment. Read on to learn more about hydrocarbons and the benefits this natural refrigerant provides.
Carbon dioxide (CO2) as a refrigerant is gaining increasing industry acceptance in commercial and industrial refrigeration systems in North America, according to a survey conducted by Danfoss. The survey also identified barriers to greater CO2 use in refrigeration.
North America is expected to dominate the market over the forecast period
December 14, 2016
The global commercial refrigeration equipment market is forecast to register a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5 percent over the forecast period of 2016 to 2026, to be valued at $45.9 billion by 2026, according to a report by Persistence Market Research.
Nonprofit continues to expand its influence in retail refrigerant sustainability
December 5, 2016
The North American Sustainable Refrigeration Council (NASRC) has joined the Climate & Clean Air Coalition (CCAC), a move the council said further positions itself to drive the change necessary to create a more level playing field for natural refrigerants.
Despite the long-term energy savings and environmental benefits natural refrigerant systems offer, their higher upfront costs remain a primary barrier to retailers’ widespread adoption of these technologies.
Utility incentives discussed to accelerate adoption of natural refrigerant technologies
August 15, 2016
Utilities representatives and supermarket end-users recently met to develop solutions for incentivizing the use of natural refrigerants in supermarkets and convenience stores. More than 35 participants came together on Aug. 4, at the National Grid corporate offices in Waltham, Massachusetts.