Greenhouse

Reclaimed Heat From a Co2 Refrigeration System Is Used to Heat a Greenhouse

CO2 at heart of Delhaize’s new Urban Farm r744.com, Jan 22, 2018 In a European first, heat reclaimed from the transcritical CO2 refrigeration system at the heart of Delhaize’s remodelled supermarket in Brussels is used to heat the greenhouses of the retailer’s rooftop Urban Farm. R744.com reports from Ixelles, a suburb of the Belgian capital. “This is […]

winery

Italian Winery Is Using C02 Bases Water-brine Chillers for Heating and Cooling

CO2 at heart of Italian winery r744.com, December 5, 2017 Two Yukon CO2-based water-brine chillers from Italian firm Enex provide heating and cooling at the Abazzia di Novacella winery in the Alto Adige (South Tyrol) region of Italy. Water enters the system at 6°C and is cooled to 1°C. The system is capable of functioning in ambient outside temperatures […]

Refrigerators

A Guide to Purchasing an Energy-Efficient Refrigerator

Guide to Energy-Efficient Refrigerators Constellation, 2017 The refrigerator is one of your home’s hardest working appliances, typically making up 13.7 percent of a home’s energy usage, according to the Department of Energy. In other words, owning energy-efficient refrigerators makes good financial sense! The question, though, is which energy-efficient refrigerator model should you choose? What are the […]

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 […]

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 […]

Low temp

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 refrigeration

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 […]