Refrigeration

CO2 Use in Supermarkets Grows

November 26, 2012
One sector where CO2 is making the strongest inroads in the United States is in supermarkets as more stores and refrigeration manufacturers embrace its use. Where are two recent examples that make for good reading?


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A Glance at CO2 and HFOs as Refrigerants Now and in the Future

November 26, 2012
Two recent refrigerant developments focus on CO2 and HFOs. One relates to CO2 in refrigeration; the other is an announcement of an HFO in air conditioning.


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Seeking Innovations in Commercial Refrigeration

November 26, 2012
Heatcraft has opened the state-of-the-art Heatcraft Innovation Center. According to the company, “The new center adds value to customer experience showcasing refrigeration solutions for supermarket, foodservice, cold storage, and industrial cooling applications with a high-tech laboratory and training facility.”


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ICOR Expands Reclaim Operation

November 26, 2012
In response to the accelerated phaseout of HCFCs, Indianapolis-based refrigerant producer ICOR International has expanded its refrigerant reclamation operations.


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Tecumseh Starts University, Trains Refrigeration Specialists

November 26, 2012
Tecumseh Products Co., headquartered in Ann Arbor, Mich., said that it is focusing on increased technical training and support for its network of authorized North American wholesalers with the establishment of Tecumseh University.


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Refrigeration Education From Action-Adventure Stories

November 26, 2012
Those of a certain age may remember the original editions of the young teen series such as The Hardy Boys and Nancy Drew. Since the early 1970s, the series still around have been updated and condensed. I mention that because in the original series more attention was paid to minor details that made for interesting reading.


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Refrigerant Report: HFCs Regain Foothold

November 19, 2012
Recently, there has been a lot of talk about natural refrigerants such as CO2 and hydrocarbons gaining a stronger foothold. Yet much of the talk is related to the possible phasedown of HFC production. And currently, while there may be some talk about a possible phasedown, no actual action seems to be taking place.


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Innovations Presented at Purdue Conference

November 19, 2012
Improving heat exchanger performance is one part — a critical one — in enhancing the overall system performance in HVACR systems. What is one way to do it?


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The Professor: Superheat

November 12, 2012
Superheat is probably the most talked about yet misunderstood technical term used by service technicians in the field. Superheat is a measured value. What can be done with it?


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Ice Breaker: Troubleshooting Controller Inputs

November 12, 2012
Today more and more systems are incorporating microprocessor controllers into their design. Troubleshooting the operation of these controllers can be a little tricky at times, but if broken down into sections it can be easier to handle.


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