Standard 15 specifies safe design, construction, installation, and operation of refrigeration systems
December 23, 2015
HVACR industry input is being sought into a proposal to modify portions of ASHRAE’s refrigeration safety standard to incorporate subclass 2L flammability classifications. Addendum d to ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 15-2013, Safety Standard for Refrigeration Systems, is open for public comment until Jan. 18, 2016.
Transaction is anticipated to close in the first half of 2016
December 22, 2015
Ingersoll-Rand plc announced it will sell its remaining equity interest in its Hussmann refrigeration business as part of a transaction in which Panasonic Corp. is acquiring 100 percent of Hussmann’s shares.
The Ice UV Mini’s ultraviolet germicidal irradiation (UVGI) light technology eliminates slime and other biological contaminants from condensate drains and other countertop ice and water dispenser interiors.
Combination creates major walk-in refrigeration unit company
December 11, 2015
D Cubed Group LLC, a private market investment group, announced that it has acquired Hill Phoenix’s Walk-Ins business from Dover Corp. and Kysor Panel Systems from The Manitowoc Company Inc. The two transactions create a new, private refrigeration company named KPS Global, headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas.
It’s very important to follow all safety procedures and retrofit guidelines when retrofitting a system with a refrigerant blend. By all means, never try to blend any refrigerants yourself because dangerous conditions and personal injury can occur.
The Russell R-Series Next-Gen MiniCon Multi-refrigerant Air Cooled Condensing Unit features an integral subcooling circuit that allows saturated liquid to flow from the receiver to the condenser where the refrigerant is subcooled by ambient air.
Although it’s commonly acknowledged that there is no one-size-fits-all answer, natural refrigerants, such as carbon dioxide (R-744), ammonia (R-717), and the hydrocarbon (HC) refrigerants propane (R-290) and isobutane (R-600), have been garnering attention.