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Natural Refrigerants in Light Commercial Applications Is on the Rise

Natural Refrigerants in Light Commercial Applications Is on the Rise

Growing use of CO2 and hydrocarbons in light commercial refrigeration continues to freeze out HFCs Hydrocarbons, September 22, 2015. Image credit: stokpic There are currently more than 291,000 natural refrigerant-based light commercial units in North America, with more than 181,000 units using hydrocarbons and 109,000 employing CO2. shecco’s previous market report on North America in 2013

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Obama’s Executive Order Aims to Cut Federal Government GHG Emissions by 2025

Obama’s Latest Executive Order Cuts Government CO2 Emissions, And The Private Sector’s Joining In Think Progress, March 19, 2015 On Thursday morning, President Obama signed a new executive order that requires the federal government to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 40 percent by 2025 from 2008 levels. A fact sheet distributed by the White House

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Small-Diameter Copper Tubes Offer Refrigerants Eco-Friendly High Efficiency

Small-Diameter Copper Tubes with Alloying Elements Can Handle CO2 Refrigerant ACHR News, January 15, 2015 Smaller-diameter copper tubes strengthened with low percentages of alloying elements can withstand the higher pressures of the new refrigerants such as CO2 (R-744), according to the International Copper Association. Refrigerants with low global warming potential (GWP) typically must operate at

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How Much Will Your Holiday Travel Plans Impact the Climate?

Planes, trains, or automobiles: what’s the most climate-friendly way to travel? A new study by researchers from IIASA and CICERO brings better estimates of how much personal travel impacts the climate. The study calculates the climate impact for passenger trips of 500-1000 km — typical distances for business or holiday trips.

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Transcritical CO2 Refrigeration Systems Alliance Announced

Hussmann Corp. and Systemes LMP, Quebec, Canada, have announced an alliance to provide customized solutions for CO2 transcritical refrigeration systems. Hussmann is a refrigerated products and solutions provider…

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