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ASHRAE publishes 2013 refrigerant safety standards

February 3, 2014

The 2013 editions of ASHRAE’s major refrigerants-related standards, incorporating 41 new addenda, have been published.


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AHRI conference examines low-GWP refrigerants

January 22, 2014

The Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) discussed the findings of a three-year research program on alternative refrigerants.


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AHRI launches second phase of low-GWP refrigerant program

January 14, 2014

AHRI announced it will begin the second phase of its Low-Global Warming Potential (GWP) Alternative Refrigerants Evaluation Program (AREP).


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Natatorium project dives into energy savings, reduces refrigerant use

January 2, 2014
The retrofit of a 25-yr-old conventional indoor city recreation center proved to be a psychometrics and logistics challenge, according to the project’s engineer and mechanical contractor.
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Emerson Climate launches new webinar series

July 3, 2013

Emerson Climate Technologies will host its “Making Sense” webinar series.


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Commercial refrigeration system: Trane

June 3, 2013

The Trane® Advantage VRF™ variable refrigerant system features variable-speed compressor technology and offers customizable solutions for temperature control and occupant comfort. The new systems from Trane adopt ‘smart inverter’ compressors and feature an upgraded vapor injection system, providing improved performance over previous versions.


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Leak detectors: Testo, Inc.

November 12, 2012

The company has released a hand-held refrigerant leak detector.


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VRF: ASHRAE

October 8, 2012

Guidance on variable refrigerant flow systems included in new ASHRAE Handbook.


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REFRIGERANT PIPING DESIGN

November 3, 2011
The Windows-based Refrigerant Piping Design program determines the minimum pipe size required to deliver refrigerant between the compressor, condenser, and evaporator within specified pressure loss limits.
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Grocery store goes green with innovative refrigeration system

August 1, 2011
Using a CO2 cooling system reduced this organic grocery store’s refrigerant use by 60% to 65% a year. Arizona-based Sprouts Farmers Market is not only a leader in natural and
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