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  • Instant milk-cooling system utilising propane and either ice slurry or traditional ice bank

    This paper was presented at the IIR Gustav Lorentzen Conference in Glasgow (Sep. 2004). Two novel milk-cooling concepts have been designed and installed at two Danish farms. These systems have a respective capacity of 14 400 and 16 000 litres of...

    • Publication date : 2004/11/24
  • Cryogenic biobanking services market in the US

    Industry revenue has grown at an annual rate of 15.9% to USD 1 billion for the period 2008-2013.

    • Publication date : 2014/03/11
  • Efficient mine cooling

    Bluhm Burton Engineering (BBE) is currently implementing energy management ventilation and refrigeration systems for mines to reduce overall and to manage energy consumption. BBE's Director, Raymond Funnell, has underscored that there is a boom in...

    • Publication date : 2008/05/13
  • Briefs: New online energy-efficiency benchmarking tool

    The ICE-E (Improving Cold Storage Equipment in Europe) project is launching a new online benchmarking tool making it possible for users to compare the performance of their cold store against statistical data, identify potential energy savings and...

    • Publication date : 2011/02/07
  • Paris district cooling is growing

    A presentation of the Paris district cooling system by François Dupoux, President-General Director of Climespace (operator of the district cooling system) during the IIR-AFF centenary conference in Paris attracted a lot of interest. Many...

    • Publication date : 2008/08/12
  • Briefs: first bank of coral cells

    US scientists have created the first bank of frozen coral cells, intended to preserve endangered coral species in Hawaii and protect their diversity. The bank so far contains frozen sperm and embryonic cells from mushroom coral and rice...

    • Publication date : 2011/02/07
  • IPCC/TEAP Special Report

    The Summary for Policy Makers of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)/ Technology and Economic Assessment Panel (TEAP) Special Report "Safeguarding the ozone layer and the global climate system: issues related to hydrofluorocarbons...

    • Publication date : 2005/06/14
  • Ozone layer issues: Montreal Protocol

    A recent policy article recommends "further adjustments to strengthen the Montreal Protocol and provide further insurance against the threat of abrupt climate change". According to the authors, "the Montreal Protocol's successful work to protect...

    • Publication date : 2007/08/05
  • Unassuming energy saving device

    The eCube energy saving device is designed to reduce energy consumption by at least 25%. It takes into account product temperatures instead of fluctuating air temperatures in refrigerators, freezes, chillers, coolers, dispensers and cold rooms. It...

    • Publication date : 2008/02/12
  • Briefs: Permafrost - a glimpse of Alaska's History

    In 1963, the Alkirk miner, an experimental tunnelling machine, was tested on the permanently frozen silt, sand and gravel of Hill 456, 10 miles north of Fairbanks, Alaska. The result was a man-made permafrost tunnel that runs 360 feet deep into...

    • Publication date : 2009/05/18
  • Grimsby Ice Factory on Europe's "most at risk" list

    The Grimsby Ice Factory in England has been marked as one of the seven most threatened heritage sites in Europe for 2018.

    • Publication date : 2018/04/19
  • The HCFC phase-out challenge (4)

    The results of a recent study* sponsored by the refrigerants manufacturer DuPont show that 65% of refrigerating plants in 9 key European Union markets were still using HCFC refrigerants 18 months before the ban on use of virgin HCFCs in EU...

    • Publication date : 2008/10/25
  • Grimsby ice factory preservation plans

    Some of the historic ice-making equipment in the derelict Grimsby Ice Factory is to be removed in planned remedial work to prevent further damage to the crumbling building.

    • Publication date : 2022/01/13
  • Facebook profiles cooled down through polar wind (in French)

    The cooling of servers which process most of the data published on our walls uses polar wind.

    • Publication date : 2016/10/01
  • The cooling industry awards 2004: celebrating excellence in environmentally friendlier cooling

    The very first Cooling Industry Awards was organized by Refrigeration and Air Conditioning (RAC) magazine on September 15, 2004. It proved to be a success as nearly 400 RAC professionals from across the industry and major end-users were present....

    • Publication date : 2004/11/19