Refrigeration

Packaged Low-Charge Ammonia System

Factory-Assembled, ‘Plug-and-Play’ System Suitable for Many Applications

EVAPCO Inc. has introduced the Evapcold Packaged Refrigeration System, a factory-assembled, low-charge ammonia refrigeration system that requires just 2.5 to 3.0 pounds of ammonia per ton of refrigeration for an entire system. 


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Emerson Approves DuPont Opteon XP40 and XP10 Refrigerants

Low-GWP Refrigerants Approved for Scroll, Semi-Hermetic Compressors

Emerson Climate Technologies has approved DuPont Opteon® XP40 (R-449A) and XP10 (R-513A) for use in a wide range of its scroll and semi-hermetic compressors. This approval paves the way for the use of Opteon refrigerants in new and existing compressors for a number of refrigeration applications.


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A Folk Hero? Congressman Pens Tough Letter to EPA

Kentucky Rep Expresses Concerns over HFC Delistings

The refrigeration industry may have a new folk hero on its hands. On April 1, Rep. Ed Whitfield, R-Kentucky, sent a letter to Gina McCarthy, administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). In it, Whitfield mapped out a number of “significant concerns” regarding EPA’s proposed rule that seeks to restrict the use of HFCs.


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April 22, 2015: CSB Releases New Ammonia Refrigeration Safety Video

Video Discusses How to Prevent Hydraulic Shock in Ammonia Refrigeration Systems

The U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) has released its latest safety video detailing key lessons learned from the major anhydrous ammonia release that occurred at Millard Refrigerated Services Inc. on August 23, 2010. The accident resulted in over 150 exposures to offsite workers, 30 of which were hospitalized.


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April 20, 2015: New Zero-Emission Transport Refrigeration Technology Begins Trials

Liquid Nitrogen-Powered Technology Is an Alternative to Diesel Refrigeration Units

A new zero-emission refrigeration system for transportation applications, developed in the United Kingdom, which delivers both power and cooling from liquid nitrogen, has begun on-vehicle testing. Dearman said the system, which features the company’s liquid nitrogen-powered engine, has already produced promising results.


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April 13, 2015: AHRI Creates Flammable Refrigerants Subcommittee

Will Help the Industry Understand the Comparative Risk of Using 2L Refrigerants

The Research and Technology (R&T) Committee of the Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) has established a Flammable Refrigerants Subcommittee that will seek to develop a set of application requirements for the use of ASHRAE-designated 2L, or mildly flammable, refrigerants.


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Refrigerant Recovery: Technology and Tips

The Right Tools and Advice from Experts Make This Essential Process Easy

Recovering refrigerant from HVAC and refrigeration systems is an important day-to-day task for HVACR technicians. Here’s a look at some of the latest tools that help make this important job easy, along with tips from the recovery equipment manufacturers on how to efficiently and safely recover refrigerant.


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Kevin Conrad, president, Kevin Conrad Heating and Cooling Inc., Nantucket, Massachusetts, breaks down working in the New England climate, the benefits of insulation foam, and more.


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