R-404A is being used by OEMs in new equipment and also on retrofitted equipment. However, because of its high global-warming potential (GWP), the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), under its Significant New Alternatives Policy (SNAP) program, has listed R-404A as an “unacceptable” refrigerant in a number of retail food refrigeration categories and in vending machines end-uses.
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.
Advanced technologies have contributed to the growth of the market
December 2, 2016
The global evaporative condensing unit market is projected to reach $1.61 billion by 2026, increasing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 7.2 percent from 2016 to 2026, according to a report published by MarketsandMarkets.
Gains will stem primarily from the rising number of food retail outlets in developing countries
October 31, 2016
World demand for refrigerated display cases is expected to increase 4.2 percent per year through 2020 to $7 billion, approximating sales advances for commercial refrigeration equipment as a whole, according to a new study from The Freedonia Group, a Cleveland-based industry research firm.
Danfoss recently held its 28th EnVisioneering Symposium, Refrigerants2Sustainability, in New Orleans to continue the dialogue among equipment manufacturers, end users, utilities, and regulators on the path ahead for the commercial refrigeration industry.
Food service segment had over 32 percent of the revenue share in 2015 and is projected to see significant growth
October 10, 2016
The global commercial refrigeration equipment market is expected to reach $52.52 billion by 2024, according to a new report by Grand View Research Inc. The growing number of hypermarkets and supermarkets in developing regions has increased the demand for energy efficient equipment in the recent years.
RSI is a leading provider of commercial refrigeration installation and maintenance services
September 23, 2016
Source Refrigeration & HVAC announced that it has partnered with management to acquire Refrigeration Solutions Inc. and Advanced Refrigeration Systems (together, RSI). Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Expands IFS Mid-Missouri’s commercial refrigeration system sales, installation, and service
August 26, 2016
Integrated Facility Services (IFS), a full-service mechanical contractor with offices in St. Louis and Columbia, Missouri, announced it has acquired Wally’s Refrigeration, Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri.