Phasing Down the Use of High-GWP Potential Refrigerants

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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Is a Chiller Retrofit Right for Your Building?

Energy Savings Achieved through Retrofits ACHR News, May 11, 2015. Image credit: geralt Not only is the initial financial investment reduced in a retrofit, there are also significant cost savings that can also be achieved going forward. That’s because retrofit upgrades offer significant energy savings, Sylves said. Gray has perfected the question he asks prospective […]


The Natural Refrigerant Set to Reduce Supermarket Energy Use

Bryan Kilgore for Zondits, March 13, 2015 Carbon dioxide refrigerant is being used in 200 Sainsbury’s grocery stores, replacing their old R-404A, hydro-fluorocarbon (HFC) refrigerant. This is not new, as many northern European supermarkets are switching away from HCF refrigerants. What makes this interesting is that the CO2 at these Sainsbury’s stores is created as […]