Recognized for demonstrating innovation in advanced refrigeration technology
October 25, 2016
Whole Foods Market has received the 2015-2016 Best of the Best award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) GreenChill Partnership for using an advanced, more environmentally sustainable refrigeration system at its Dublin, California, store.
Company’s Refrigeration Battery solution intelligently optimizes cooling to reduce peak energy demand
October 24, 2016
Continuing its efforts to bring energy storage to both utilities and facilities with large refrigeration and air conditioning needs, Axiom Exergy has been granted a patent for direct expansion thermal energy storage.
There is growing demand for frozen and chilled products, expansion of cold chain capacity, technological advancements
October 24, 2016
The U.S. commercial refrigeration systems market is projected to expand at a healthy compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 3.2 percent in terms of value through 2025, according to a report from Future Market Insights.
Will direct installation of energy efficient refrigeration equipment for qualifying customers
October 20, 2016
Franklin Energy Services LLC, a leading national energy efficiency program implementation firm, announced that it has expanded its services for PowerStream, signing a multi-year contract. The firm will manage and implement its local Business Refrigeration Incentives Program.
Association said it has long supported including HFCs in a global phasedown plan
October 17, 2016
The Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) announced that it applauds the agreement reached in Kigali, Rwanda, by the Parties to the Montreal Protocol to include HFC refrigerants under the treaty.
System uses a water coolant instead of a refrigerant gas to provide an eco-friendly refrigeration solution
October 12, 2016
Cooltech Applications S.A.S., a leading magnetic refrigeration company, announced an agreement with Carrefour SA, a leading supermarket chain, to install a fully equipped magnetic cooling display cabinet at Carrefour‘s head office restaurant for a four-week period. Demonstrations in stores are to follow.
Patent filed on model that supports development of products that meet new U.S. energy regulations
October 11, 2016
Emerson Climate Technologies has filed a patent application for a simulation model of a commercial ice machine to support development of more efficient equipment that can meet upcoming U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) targets.
AHRI Guideline N previously stipulated that specific paint colors be used for refrigerant containers as an additional means of refrigerant identification. However, with the increasing number of refrigerants approved for use, there was concern over the potential misidentification of similarly colored containers.
Food service segment had over 32 percent of the revenue share in 2015 and is projected to see significant growth
October 10, 2016
The global commercial refrigeration equipment market is expected to reach $52.52 billion by 2024, according to a new report by Grand View Research Inc. The growing number of hypermarkets and supermarkets in developing regions has increased the demand for energy efficient equipment in the recent years.
One method of head-pressure control during low ambient conditions is to use a mechanical hold-back or flooding valve located at the outlet of the condenser to hold back or flood liquid refrigerant in the condenser. This valve is often referred to as an open on rise of inlet (ORI) valve because it will start to throttle open on a rise in condenser pressure.