Industrial Technology, Refrigeration

Italian Store Uses Propane to Power Cooling Systems

3 Apr , 2018  

Transcritical CO2

Propane air conditions METRO store in Italy Written by Charlotte McLaughlin and Dario Belluomini, hydrocarbons21.com, March 19, 2018 Two propane chillers provide both cooling power to the subcooling system after the CO2 transcritical gas cooler and air-conditioning during summer time in a METRO Italia Cash and Carry superstore in Padova, North-Eastern Italy. This installation is part […]

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Building Technology, Whole Building

Old HVAC Systems Are Being Replaced With Energy Efficient Systems

2 Aug , 2017  

Hvac system

High-performance buildings exemplify the effectiveness of HVAC energy-efficiency retrofits achrnews.com, July 17, 2017 HVAC systems in commercial buildings consume a lot of energy, which is why many building owners and managers are looking at replacing their older, inefficient equipment with new high-performing systems. The buildings discussed below offer a good representation of the types of […]

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Program Implementation, Programs & Policy

Online Rebate Tool Implemented for HVAC Energy Efficient Systems

27 Jun , 2017  


Rebates Offered to HVAC Contractors for Use of Energy Efficient Systems Energy Manager Today, June 21, 2017 An online, user-friendly rebate tool has been implemented recently that allows HVAC contractors to search for local and national rebates or incentives available on energy efficient light commercial LG air conditioning systems. Some rebates on energy efficient LG […]

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Industrial Technology, Refrigeration

Phasing Down the Use of High-GWP Potential Refrigerants

20 Jun , 2017  


AHRI publishes first flammable refrigerant report Hydrocarbons 21, June 15, 2017 In a bid to identify suitable replacements for high-GWP HFCs being phased down under the Montreal Protocol, industry association the Air-Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) on 13 June issued an A2L research report as part of its ongoing testing of flammable refrigerants. The […]

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Building Technology, HVAC

Corporate Sustainability Drives the HVAC Market Forward

29 Feb , 2016  

hvac market

Revenue from Commercial Energy-Efficient HVAC Systems to Total $340 Billion from 2015-2024 ACHR News, February 15, 2016. Image credit: As concerns about the environmental impact of energy generation and uncertainty over future energy prices continue to build, commercial building owners are looking for ways to reduce energy spend, notes Navigant Research. This drive for efficiency […]

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