Refrigeration

Dec. 23, 2014: Nestlé to Use Natural Refrigerants for All New Ice Cream Freezers

Originally Making This Commitment in Europe, the Company Is Now Making This Pledge Global

Nestlé has announced that, as of January 2015, every new horizontal chest freezer it buys to store ice cream will use natural refrigerants rather than synthetic refrigerants. These new freezers represent 70 percent of Nestlé’s total spend on freezers.


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Dec. 22, 2014: Ingersoll Rand to Acquire FRIGOBLOCK

Move Broadens Portfolio of Transport Refrigeration Products and Services

Ingersoll-Rand plc announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire FRIGOBLOCK for €100 million. The acquisition is expected to close in the first half of 2015, subject to regulatory approval.


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2014 NEWSmakers Define HVAC’s Future

Honorees Shift the Industry’s Landscape through Litigation, Regulation, and More

This diverse class of NEWSmakers represents government regulation, distribution, contracting, and more. Each honoree instituted a noticeable shift in the industry’s future.


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EPA Finalizes R-22 Phaseout Timeline

New and Imported R-22 Supplies Set to Decrease Annually Until Production is Prohibited in 2020

In 2014, the EPA made it’s biggest splash on Oct. 16, when Gina McCarthy, administrator, EPA, signed the final rule pertaining to allowances for virgin production and importation of HCFCs, primarily R-22, for 2015 through 2019.


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RSES Conference Focuses on Education

Technical Talks, Product Expo Dominate Five-Day Event

The five-day event did away with opening ceremonies and keynote speakers and trimmed back social events to allow more time for technical sessions, both in terms of quantity and quality.


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Danfoss Examines Future of Refrigerants

EnVisioneering Symposium Examines HCs, CO2, and More

Driven by shifts in technology, policy, regulations, and consumer demands, those managing the refrigerant sector must surmount these complexities and navigate governmental uncertainty to build a path to sustainability.


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RSES Presents Awards at Annual Conference

Awards Recognize Outstanding Achievements in, Contributions Toward HVACR Education

RSES awarded both individuals and organizations for outstanding achievements in and contributions toward the education of HVACR professionals during the 77th RSES Annual Conference in Long Beach, California, in October.


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J Flow Products: Refrigerant Locking Cap

The quick-check cap gauge is used to prevent refrigerant tampering and huffing, protecting lives and the environment from ozone depleting refrigerant gases. 


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Dec. 18, 2014: Tecumseh Announces New Leadership for Brazil and Latin America Markets

Furchi and Busnelo Are Promoted

Tecumseh Products Co. has announced a new sales and marketing structure as part of its growth strategy in Brazil and Latin America. The new team is charged with introducing the company’s latest generation of hermetic compressors and condensing units and leading customers through pending refrigerant and energy efficiency changes.


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Dec. 8, 2014: EPA Settlement Reduces Risk of Ammonia Releases from Conn. Cold Storage Facility

Settlement Stems from an October 2012 Inspection of Bozzuto’s Handling of Anhydrous Ammonia

Under a settlement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Bozzuto’s Inc., which operates a cold storage warehouse in North Haven, Connecticut, is updating its operations so that public safety is enhanced. The company has also agreed to pay $124,181 to settle claims it violated the federal Clean Air Act.


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NEWSMakers: Matt Barga

Matt Barga, portfolio manager — a/c and coils, Ingersoll Rand, discusses how the company is working to comply with the new energy conservation standards for heat pumps and air conditioners that go into effect on Jan. 1, 2015. Posted on Dec. 19.

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