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2013.08.10

Ammonia systems with up to 95% market share in cold storage

07 August 2013 According to Cold Hard Facts 2, ammonia charged systems dominate the cold storage and food processing refrigeration sectors with 90 to 95 % of applications based on refrigerant volume using ammonia.   Natural refrigerants gain market share in Australia   The total bank of natural refrigerants (ammonia, hydrocarbons, CO2) used for refrigeration and air conditioning services...

2013.08.09

EC to get expert view on German refrigerant crash data befor

7 August 2013 The European Commission says it wants to get an expert view on the tests underaken by the German transport authority KBA, looking at R1234yf in the event of a head-on collison, before re...

2013.08.10

Airedale showcasing energy-saving solutions at Energy Event

7 August 2013 Airedale International will be showcasing a number of energy-saving solutions, including refurbishment options, at this year’s Energy Event.   One refurbishment option is the upgrad...

2013.08.04

Energy Saving Trust heat pump study concludes efficiency is

7 August 2013 A study by The Energy Savings Trust has reported that heat pump performance and positive customer feedback had improved significantly since its previous study, published in 2010   The study (attached), entitled ‘The Heat is On: heat pump trials phase 2’ was undertaken from 2010?2013, focusing on 44 heat pumps to investigate the variation in performance shown in Phase 1. Phase 2 ...

2013.08.10

HPA puzzled by DCLG 2013 Building Regulations announcement

7 August 2013 The Heat Pump Association has said it’s puzzled by the announcement by the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) over the implementation of the ‘2013 Building Regulations’, which will be delayed until April 2014.   Furthermore, it’s voiced concerns that ‘only a small step’ will be taken towards Carbon Neutrality in New Build Homes targeted for 2016 and Non-domes...

2013.08.09

Fan Coil Group disputes CBCA’s fact sheet findings

7 August 2013 The HEVAC’s Fan Coil Group claims the Chilled Beams and Ceilings Association’s Technical Fact Sheet 2 has failed to use identical design criteria, leading to unfair comparisons of associated technology.   In a statement the HEVAC’s Fan Coil Group said: “(The Group) welcomes the opportunity that the publication of the CBCA’s Technical Fact Sheet 2 has provided, to enter into the...

2013.08.05

ICS Cool Energy introduces new range of heat pumps

7 August 2013 ICS Cool Energy has introduced a new range to its heat pumps division, AW-HT 5kW - 200kW, with coefficient of performance levels (COP) reaching up to 4.20.   The company says the ra...

2013.08.10

Emerson: Residential Demand in the U.S. Boosts Appliance Sal

Aug 7, 2013 Emerson’s Commercial & Residential Solutions, which includes its residential and commercial appliance business, had an underlying sales increase of 4% in the third quarter of its curre...

2013.08.09

Rinnai 1Q Sales Up

Aug 7, 2013 Rinnai Corp. (Nagoya, Japan) released consolidated financial results for the first quarter of its fiscal year ending March 2014. In the first quarter, ending in June 2013, had net sales o...

2013.08.09

New Fans Simplify Data Center Cooling Retrofits

Charlotte, N.C. -- As data center energy densities continue to increase, driving up energy usage, reducing data center operating costs has become a major corporate priority. One of the most effective areas for data-center cost reduction is updating and optimizing cooling fans. Rosenberg’s new UNOBOX fans are designed to make data center cooling retrofits easier for both under-floor and in-cabinet ...

2013.08.09

Ingersoll Rand Announces Retirement of CFO Steve Shawley

August 7, 2013 Swords, Ireland -- Ingersoll-Rand plc has announced that Steve Shawley, senior vice president and chief financial officer, plans to retire after a career spanning more than 39 years, in...

2013.08.09

D.C. Sports Mascots Visit Capitol Hill

August 6, 2013 Arlington, VA -- Mascots from the Washington Wizards, Washington Capitals, and Georgetown Hoyas visited Capitol Hill Monday night to attend a Congressional Reception in the Rayburn Hous...

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