CO2

Firm Opens a Research Laboratory to Test Transcritical CO2 refrigeration Systems

Japanese firm boasts ‘world’s first’ CO2 research laboratory r744.com, November 29, 2017 To push the development of CO2 technology forward – especially in the food-manufacturing sector – Food Techno Engineering Co., Ltd. (FTE), an engineering and contracting company headquartered in Osaka, Japan, has opened a research laboratory to demonstrate and test cutting-edge transcritical CO2 refrigeration systems. The CO2 research […]

Motor

Motor Manufacturers Seek Additional Time to Comply With Energy Norms

Motor makers seek time to meet energy norms No suitable raw material, infra in place, say manufacturers thehundu.com, December 2, 2017 Manufacturers of electric motors have sought additional time to comply with the energy efficiency norms stipulated by the government earlier this year. According to them, the appropriate raw materials should be available in adequate […]

EC Motor

Bannister Urges for OEMs to Build With Future Energy Efficiency Requirements Now

Motor efficiency: aiming high Control Engineering Europe, October 30, 2017 Brian Bannister argues that it is better for OEMs to build in compliance to electric motor energy efficiency requirements now, to avoid the need for future product redesigns, and to provide customers with immediate energy saving benefits. New European statutory efficiency requirements for electric motors, which […]

NewTon

Yokohama Reito Co., Ltd., Updates It’s Refrigeration System With NewTon

Japanese warehouse installs NewTon Ammonia 21, October 31, 2017 Yokohama Reito Co., Ltd., one of Japan’s leading food distribution and cold storage companies, has installed Mayekawa’s NewTon NH3/CO2 packaged refrigeration system at its most technologically advanced facility. The Satte Logistics Facility, opened in June, is located in Saitama, Japan, about two hours north of Tokyo. Yokohama […]

Valeo

Valeo Presents C02 Refrigeration System for Heating and Cooling Buses

Valeo launches CO2 heat pump for buses at Busworld r744.com, October 24, 2017 Valeo, a company based in France that works primarily in the automotive sector, has launched a CO2 heat pump for cooling and heating buses at Busworld Europe 2017 in Kortrijk, Belgium (20-25 October). The system is a modular, reversible, environmentally friendly heat pump that […]

NXTCOLD

OEM Makes NXTCOLD Ultra-low-charge Ammonia Become More Available

Hillphoenix adds NXTCOLD to portfolio Ammonia 21, September 27, 2017 Conyers, Ga.-based OEM Hillphoenix announced Tuesday the addition of NXTCOLD ultra-low-charge ammonia systems to its industrial refrigeration portfolio, making the patented technology available to customers in North America and Latin America for cooler, freezer and blast freezer applications. Hillphoenix also offers transcritical CO2 to industrial and […]

propane

Target Now Has Over 1,000 Stores With Propane Refrigeration

Target exceeds 1,000 propane stores Hydrocardons21,com, September 26, 2017 Minneapolis-based Target Corp. now has self-contained display cases using propane(R290) refrigerant in more than 1,000 stores, and Hannaford Supermarkets is planning to open a small new store that uses self-contained propane cases with water-loop condensing for all low-temperature foods. Those were among the developments in natural […]

Enex

Refrigeration System Allows Cooling and Heating With Energy From Compressors

Enex upgrades commercial CO2 system r744.com, September 20, 2017 An upgraded commercial HVAC&R CO2 system from Italian designer and producer of refrigeration systems Enex allows for summer cooling and winter heating in a supermarket, using the energy from the compressors in a refrigeration system. The CO2 system has been upgraded and “is especially for commercial refrigeration,” according to […]