Refrigeration

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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Study: Global Demand for HVACR Rising

August 13, 2012
Demand for HVACR products looks to be rosy over the next several years, as HVAC and commercial refrigeration equipment demand is expected to go up several percentage points through 2016, according to the studies World HVAC Equipment and Commercial Refrigeration Equipment from The Freedonia Group.


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Baltimore Aircoil Co.: Refrigeration System Condenser

August 13, 2012
The TrilliumSeries™ refrigeration system condenser uses a patented Dry-Coil Adiabatic™ design that provides up to 18 percent peak energy reduction, uses up to 60 percent less refrigerant charge, and lowers operating costs with a smaller refrigeration system, said the company.


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Follett Corp.: Ice Machine Condensing Units

August 13, 2012
Outdoor condensing units with three-phase power supply have been added to the company’s remote ice machine configurations. According to the manufacturer, the outdoor condensing units remove from the building the heat generated when making ice, and the energy-efficient units save 20 percent over single-phase units.


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SkillsUSA Draws Big HVACR Field

August 6, 2012
Who says young people do not want to be a part of the HVACR industry? Amidst the 5,600 vocationally-inclined individuals competing in 94 contests at the annual SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference, there were 58 in the HVACR event. That was the largest number ever to take part in the HVACR competition.


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The Professor: Systematic Troubleshooting an Oil-Logged Evaporator

August 6, 2012
Systematic troubleshooting using a system check sheet is still the best method for the conscientious service technician to pinpoint hard-to-find system problems. This article explores how evaporators can become oil logged, and includes symptoms with explanations of a system with an oil-logged evaporator.


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Ice Breaker: Maintenance as an Energy-Saving Tool

August 6, 2012
An effective means of building any refrigeration contracting business is to sell maintenance agreements. Maintenance agreements help to build a strong customer base and even out the workload throughout the year. Is there something else they do for a contractor?


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Why Refrigeration Is Hot at the SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference

July 30, 2012
I just spent several days in Kansas City, Mo., for the annual SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference. Once out of the heat and humidity and inside air conditioned Bartle Hall for the HVACR contest, I found, as usual, lots of attention given to refrigeration.


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