As of January 1, Chemours Co. suspended supply of high GWP refrigerants R-404A (GWP 3922) and R-507A (GWP 3985) in the European Union. The decision was made to support the market transition driven by the European Union F-Gas regulation to lower GWP alternatives and prepare for the next quota phasedown in 2021.
IIAR is offering the Academy of Natural Refrigerants — Specialist (ANR-S) certificate program, a comprehensive online course of study that will lead to a new industry credential for professionals working in the refrigeration industry.
Greenyard Frozen has more than 50 years of experience in providing fresh-frozen fruits and vegetables. At its King’s Lynn production site in the United Kingdom — one of the company’s 10 sites across Europe — Greenyard Frozen needed a robust refrigerant leak detection and notification system.
Some farms grow food,” says the soothing yet authoritative voiceover in the commercial. “This one grows fuel.” So begins a recent television commercial from ExxonMobil that brings again to the consumer consciousness the idea of growing algae for biofuel production.
Construction of two refrigerated distribution facilities for Lineage Logistics LLC in Vernon, Calif., has been completed. Design-build firm Stellar handled the renovation of a single cold storage building that Lineage acquired into two adjoining facilities with refrigerated storage and office space.
Designed specifically for industrial refrigeration applications, the motor-controlled ball valves have electronic actuators for precise modulation of refrigerant flow. The low pressure-drop valves can help reduce energy costs.
Design-build firm Stellar will help develop and promote Opteon in industrial refrigeration projects, including retrofits, following a partnership agreement with with Chemours Co., a global chemistry company. Opteon refrigerants are hydrofluoroolefin (HFO) based.
GCAP's Ammonia Safety Day is June 14, 2018. Vendor and participant registration at this link. This will be the largest safety day to year and celebrating the 10-annual event and anticipated over 400 attendees. Limited seating for participants and vendors.
Attendees of the IIAR Natural Refrigeration Conference & Heavy Equipment Expo come from all facets of the industry including design engineers, contractors, end-users, academics, scientists, trainers, and government agencies.
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