Despite the long-term energy savings and environmental benefits natural refrigerant systems offer, their higher upfront costs remain a primary barrier to retailers’ widespread adoption of these technologies.
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ASHRAE, with the consensus of the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), has designated Bluon Energy’s TdX 20 refrigerant as an approved standard to refrigerant blends under Standard 34-2013. TdX 20 has been given the designation of R-458A.
Supermarkets across the country recognized for environmental leadership
October 3, 2016
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recognized 13 companies in the supermarket industry for their achievements reducing emissions of refrigerants. EPA said the awardees are preventing refrigerant leaks, transitioning to climate-friendly refrigerants, and using advanced refrigeration technologies.
This year’s presidential election has stirred strong emotions on both sides. So how do you keep a lid on political discussions that might become toxic and leave lingering scars in the workplace? Maybe some advice from our folks in the HR departments at companies across America will help.
Company promotes the advantages of investing in sustainable refrigeration systems
September 28, 2016
Hillphoenix announced it has earned the 2015-16 Store Certification Excellence award from EPA’s GreenChill Program. The award recognizes the manufacturer that has installed more advanced refrigeration systems in GreenChill-certified stores than any other manufacturer in the past year.
Association says decision not to extend effective date dismisses impact on industry and consumers
September 27, 2016
The Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) today expressed disappointment at the decision of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to decline to extend the proposed effective date of the status change of certain refrigerants used in liquid chillers under its SNAP program.
Company plans to expand its product offering in new and existing markets
September 27, 2016
Phononic, a developer of solid-state cooling and heating technology, announced it has raised $30 million in new funding. The company said the funding will be used to grow its sales and marketing organization for expansion of its solid-state products within existing and new markets.