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Global CFC ban helping ozone layer to heal

Global CFC ban helping ozone layer to heal

1 July 2016
Researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have found that the thinning in the ozone layer above Antarctica is starting to heal. 
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Future HVAC&R investment to focus on energy efficienc...

Future HVAC&R investment to focus on energy efficienc...

1 July 2016
Investment in energy efficiency and clean energy technology is expected to increase in the next twelve months, according to a clear majority of energy management experts canvassed for the 2016 Johnson Controls Energy ...
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Brexit: Mixed feelings for industry as uncertainty reigns

Brexit: Mixed feelings for industry as uncertainty reigns

30 June 2016
With many questions regarding the United Kingdom’s forthcoming exit from the European Union yet to be answered, industry representatives are divided on the extent to which Brexit will affect businesses operating...
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Brexit: Former IOR president foresees HVAC&R industry...

Brexit: Former IOR president foresees HVAC&R industry...

27 June 2016
23 June was Women in Engineering Day in the United Kingdom. And in an in-out referendum on EU membership held on the same day, the UK decided to leave the European Union. We spoke to former Institute of Refrigeration ...
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United States, Spain clamp down on HCFC, CFC leaks

United States, Spain clamp down on HCFC, CFC leaks

23 June 2016
Recent decisions by the US and Spanish courts indicate that authorities around the world are ready to clamp down hard on companies responsible for leaking ozone-depleting and climate-damaging refrigerants into the atm...
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Leading Swiss retailer opts for natural refrigerants

Leading Swiss retailer opts for natural refrigerants

23 June 2016
Denner, a leading Swiss discount retailer, is putting energy efficiency – and natural refrigerants CO2 and propane – at the top of its climate agenda. Their aim is to reduce emissions by 10% by 2020.
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UK’s EU F-Gas future uncertain as in-out referendum...

UK’s EU F-Gas future uncertain as in-out referendum...

22 June 2016
On the eve of the UK referendum on continued EU membership, the shadow of Brexit looms large over the HVAC&R industry – with a potential exit from the bloc putting the United Kingdom’s f-gas phase-down...
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AHR Expo launches call for entries for 2017 Innovation Aw...

AHR Expo launches call for entries for 2017 Innovation Aw...

10 June 2016
The AHR Expo, a leading international HVAC&R show, has launched its call for entries for the 2017 Innovation Awards competition. 
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Big German retailers say 'yes' to natural refrigerants

Big German retailers say 'yes' to natural refrigerants

2 June 2016
Several major German retailers have committed to using natural refrigerants as part of their climate strategy.
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Former EU commissioner to push Danfoss’ sustainable...

Former EU commissioner to push Danfoss’ sustainable...

12 May 2016
Former EU Climate Action Commissioner Connie Hedegaard – the driving force behind the EU’s F-Gas Regulation – has been elected to the Danfoss board. With natural refrigerants well placed to benefit f...
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Manufacturers see openings for natural refrigerants in China

Manufacturers see openings for natural refrigerants in China

14 April 2016
Food processing, cold storage and residential air conditioning are among the applications with the greatest potential to grow the market for natural refrigerants in China, according to manufacturers exhibiting their t...
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Natural refrigerant technologies in limelight at MCE

Natural refrigerant technologies in limelight at MCE

23 March 2016
Natural refrigerants were in the spotlight last week at Mostra Convegno Expoconfort, which saw manufacturers unveil new technologies for a range of CO2 and hydrocarbon refrigeration applications.
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Take our survey on natural refrigerants training and win ...

Take our survey on natural refrigerants training and win ...

11 March 2016
To help us collect data for our upcoming GUIDEs to Natural Refrigerants Training in Europe and North America, shecco invites industry to participate in this survey and improve understanding of the market for natural r...
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NEXT Series: Natural refrigerants ‘the only solutio...

NEXT Series: Natural refrigerants ‘the only solutio...

7 March 2016
While the synthetic refrigerant market might “aggressively” develop new solutions, natural refrigerants are the only long-term alternative to HFCs because they are the only substances that will not be subj...
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UNDP: Natural refrigerants seen as solution to growing HF...

UNDP: Natural refrigerants seen as solution to growing HF...

2 March 2016
“Action on climate change cannot be decisive without decisive action to limit HFC emission,” Jacques Van Engel, director of the United Nations Development Programme’s Montreal Protocol Unit. Inventor...