Refrigeration

New Technologies Amidst Refrigerant Talk

September 3, 2012
As the supermarket industry continues to embrace so-called ‘natural refrigerants,’ manufacturers also continue to seek improvements in energy efficiency with what they hope is easy to use equipment for service technicians. The FMI Food Retail Show was a major showcase for these developments at this year’s show in Dallas.


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The Professor: Frosted Compressor Head

September 3, 2012
Many service technicians believe that frost on a suction line or on the compressor’s head itself indicates there is liquid refrigerant coming back to the compressor. Is this really true? 


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Low GWP in Refrigeration Discussed at Conference

September 3, 2012
When it comes to industrial and commercial refrigeration, high on the research radar screen are low GWP alternative refrigerants for everything from small bottle coolers and freezers to entire supermarket systems.


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Carbon Dioxide and Ammonia Use in Supermarkets

September 3, 2012
When the EPA’s  Greenchill’s Keilly Witman spoke at the Food Marketing Institute Expo last spring she said so-called natural refrigerants  would dominate the conversation and begin to appear in supermarkets in North America. Was she right?


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Legislation Could Establish Unique Standards for Deli-Style Refrigerators

August 27, 2012
Based on Department of Energy (DOE) standards, the majority of deli-style refrigerated counters being manufactured could be in violation of the law. 


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Having the Right Valves in the Van

August 20, 2012
HVACR contractors who replace TXV valves during servicing are always seeking ways to carry the variety of valves they need in their vans or trucks. One new approach comes from Danfoss with its Maximizer and Minimizer kits, which package multiple TXV combinations in one place.


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Using Flammable Refrigerants Safely

August 20, 2012
A major concern in our industry today is the careless promotion of hydrocarbons, or hydrocarbon-based blends, as drop-in refrigerants. Even though HC’s do have many positive attributes, in their pure state they are classified A3, and therefore if misapplied can be very dangerous to use.


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Freezer/Refrigerator Wins Efficiency Award

August 20, 2012
Perlick Corp., which makes package bar equipment, beverage dispensing systems, and residential undercounter refrigeration, has announced that its patented Signature Series 48-inch freezer/refrigerator (HP48FR) has been awarded the Energy Star® Most Efficient designation for 2012.


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Mobile App Provides Refrigerant Info

August 20, 2012
ICOR International has developed Tech Tools, a mobile application that will supply refrigerant knowledge and resources for anyone that carries an iPhone®, iPad®, or iPod touch®.


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Experts on HVACR-Environmental Issues Don’t Chime in on Weather

August 20, 2012
As this is being written temperatures are near 100°F here on the Illinois/Wisconsin border and a drought is in full force. The hue and cry is, “See, see, global warming! Told you it was real!” But folks from Europe were telling me that the Old World was experiencing one the coolest and wettest summers on record.


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