A total of 148 exhibitors showed off their latest advances in all types of industrial refrigeration at the International Institute of Ammonia Refrigeration (IIAR) 2016 Industrial Refrigeration Conference and Exhibition in Orlando, Florida. Here are a few of the highlights.
Suppliers are expected to benefit from the scheduled 2020 phaseout of R-22 refrigerant
April 4, 2016
U.S. demand for commercial refrigeration equipment is forecast to increase 3.1 percent per year through 2020 to $11.3 billion, moderating from the 2010-2015 period, when growth was bolstered by a rebound in sales after the economic recession, according to a new study from Freedonia Group.
The Carel HEOS Sistema is a high-efficiency solution for refrigerated cases. It features remote cases fitted with variable-speed BLDC compressors cooled by a water loop. Each case can adapt its operating pressure to the load conditions in real time, allowing the compressor to operate in the most energy-advantageous conditions.
Refrigeration contractors are keenly aware of the value of the maintenance they perform for their grocery store and supermarket clients, but, in some cases, they may find themselves working with clients who underestimate it.
CAREL HEOS Sistema replaces traditional rack system architecture
January 4, 2016
CAREL has introduced the HEOS Sistema high-efficiency showcase controller, a technologically advanced, high-efficiency solution for the management of refrigerated cases and cold rooms for the food retail industry.
EnVisioneering Symposium focuses on refrigeration equipment and supermarkets
November 30, 2015
Danfoss recently hosted its 25th EnVisioneering Symposium, which addressed how an increasing industry-wide focus on refrigerants and energy is driving changes in the design, deployment, and maintenance of refrigeration equipment and supermarkets.
Offers a quicker pull-down time compared to other refrigerants
October 19, 2015
MTL Cool said its new line of display cases using R-441A offers improved efficiency compared to units running on either R-134a or R-290 (propane), with test data showing that the first of this line, the new NRC2 system, runs on a 17 percent lower charge and requires 17 percent less energy compared to units running on R-290.
Europe is the largest market for natural refrigerants
September 25, 2015
The global natural refrigerants market is forecast to reach $1.4 billion by 2020, growing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 11.5 percent between 2015 and 2020, according to a report published by MarketsandMarkets.