All these functions can be done with virtually no operating costs
October 13, 2015
Aldelano Corp. has announced its Solar ColdBox™, an industrial-grade, portable, solar-powered cold storage mini-warehouse that provides refrigeration, freezing capacity, water, ice, and a renewable auxiliary power source, designed for developing nations.
Award goes to manufacturer installing advanced refrigeration systems in the most GreenChill certified stores
October 8, 2015
Hillphoenix announced it has received a 2014-2015 Achievement Award - Store Certification Excellence from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) GreenChill Partnership program. It’s the company’s fifth GreenChill award since the program launched in 2007.
The rapidly growing frozen foods industry is expected to fuel the commercial refrigeration market
October 8, 2015
The global commercial refrigeration equipment market is expected to reach $46.4 billion by 2022, according to a new report by Grand View Research Inc. Rising disposable income and increasing industrialization and other demographic shifts have resulted in considerable changes in food consumption over the past few years.
University wins EU research grant to develop new energy storage technology
October 5, 2015
London South Bank University’s (LSBU’s) School of The Built Environment and Architecture has received a research grant to investigate the potential of a promising new technology — cryogenic energy storage (CES) — to solve the problem of how to store excess renewable energy.
The settlement is a victory for the manufacturers and contractors who may have been substantially harmed by the standards had they remained in place. Yet, many in the industry are concerned about the growing need to litigate in order to ensure regulations are developed properly and fairly.
System design, performance, and service conditions must be evaluated when retrofitting with a zeotropic or near-azeotropic refrigerant blend. Always follow the refrigerant manufacturer’s retrofit guidelines before retrofitting with any refrigerant, or system performance could be affected and/or injury may occur.
There is a vast selection of refrigerants, and sometimes a technician has a choice in selecting a refrigerant for a particular system. Knowing some of the basic properties of refrigerants can assist a technician in making that selection.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) final rule, announced July 2 and published in the Federal Register on July 20 (Federal Register Vol. 80 No. 138, July 20, 2015, 42870-42959), will — among other things — change the listing for certain refrigerants used for retail food refrigeration.
Submissions requested by Oct. 15 for J&E Hall International Gold Medal
October 5, 2015
The United Kingdom’s Institute of Refrigeration has issued a call for nominations for the J&E Hall International Gold Medal. Now in its 38th year, this internationally respected award is given in recognition of outstanding technical achievements in refrigeration and related fields.