Also proposes to exempt propane from venting prohibition
March 31, 2016
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) Significant New Alternatives Policy (SNAP) program has proposed to list as acceptable, subject to restrictions, the use of propane in certain commercial refrigeration applications.
Through its E360 Forums, Emerson Climate Technologies Inc. offers all links of the HVAC supply chain an opportunity to discuss the future of the commercial refrigeration industry. The latest forum was held Feb. 18 in Atlanta.
S-RAM Dynamics to produce system using new CO2 energy recovery compressor
March 16, 2016
The U.S. Army Natick Soldier Systems Center (NSSC) has awarded S-RAM Dynamics a Small Business Independent Research (SBIR) Phase 2 contract for $1 million to build and test a mobile refrigeration system demonstration prototype using the new S-RAM energy recovery compressor that utilizes CO2 refrigerant.
Monitors ac power in addition to temperature parameters
March 14, 2016
Emanate Wireless has announced the launch of the company’s newest solution, PowerPath Temp, a health care refrigeration monitoring device capable of identifying and providing advance notice of potential equipment failure.
New integration ensures food safety by transmitting real-time temperature alerts
March 11, 2016
HotSchedules® is partnering with Cooper-Atkins Corp. to ensure food safety and eliminate waste by transmitting real-time temperature alerts from the Cooper-Atkins Blue2 Bluetooth thermocouple instrument to HotSchedules Logbook via the HotSchedules IoT Platform.
Settlement announced by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and U.S. Department of Justice
March 10, 2016
Two seafood processing and cold storage companies, Ocean Gold Seafoods Inc. and Ocean Cold LLC, have agreed to cut R-22 refrigerant releases from leaking refrigeration equipment at their facilities in Westport, Washington, and pay $495,000 in penalties for environmental violations.
The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Ames Laboratory will be the home of a new research consortium for the discovery and development of more environmentally friendly and energy-efficient refrigeration technologies, sponsored by DOE’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE).