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  • Two-stage indirect glycol and CO2 commercial system drastically cuts refrigerant use

    An award-winning store, that reduces refrigerant use by 98%, and eliminates HFCs, was recently opened in Folsom, CA, USA.

    • Date de publication : 05/06/2012
  • Une embarcation gallo-romaine restaurée grâce à la lyophilisation.

    Un chaland de près de 32 m et pesant 30 tonnes, qui avait coulé dans le Rhône vers 50 après JC, est en cours de restauration grâce au recours au polyéthylène glycol, suivi de la lyophilisation.

    • Date de publication : 28/08/2012
  • Secondary refrigerants strike back

    With the F-gas Regulation's stringent demands on fluorinated refrigerant leakage control, the use of secondary refrigerants such as ethylene glycol is coming into vogue. Recently, when opening a new Mexican food factory, Discovery Foods, a British...

    • Date de publication : 13/05/2008
  • CO2 applications: First commercial CO2 system in Latin America

    Last April Verdemar supermarket chain inaugurated its fifth store in the suburb of Jardim Canada, Nova Lima -Minas Gerais, Brazil. It is the first Latin American supermarket that uses carbon dioxide as a refrigerant. Its Skyrack Breeze, developed...

    • Date de publication : 07/02/2011
  • 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...

    • Date de publication : 13/05/2008
  • Out of the ordinary: Vanilla and ice skating on the Eiffel Tower

    Special treat for the festive season: skating on a 200 m² vanilla-perfumed rink 57 m above ground level on the Eiffel Tower, with hot wine and cakes served as refreshments. Installing the rink was a technical feat: 10 tonnes of refrigerating...

    • Date de publication : 11/02/2005
  • Briefs: Largest distribution centre in Africa

    The centre, built by Woolworths in Midrand, South Africa has a surface area of 72 000 m². The 2-stage refrigeration system uses 4.2 tons of ammonia. It operates at -9°C/+32°C on the low stage while the high-stage ammonia circuit is used to chill...

    • Date de publication : 12/02/2008
  • Nouvelles des membres : Star Refrigeration choisit le CO2 pour refroidir un entrepôt de bières

    L’entreprise Star Refrigeration, membre collectif de l’IIF, a récemment publié une étude de cas détaillant une solution fonctionnant au CO2 pour refroidir un entrepôt stockant de la bière.

    • Date de publication : 28/06/2019
  • Briefs: CO2 systems Receive Awards in the USA

    Three companies developing or using CO2, received awards in the United States in 2010: Kysor/Warren, a company based in Georgia was honoured with the 2009-2010 GreenChill Distinguished Partner Award, from the US Environmental Agency (EPA) for its...

    • Date de publication : 07/02/2011
  • Briefs: US supermarkets: CO2 gains ground

    Being already largely used in Europe, CO2 refrigeration systems might see important development in North American supermarkets. The medium-size retail chain Price Chopper Supermarkets has installed a cascade system using CO2 in the low-temperature...

    • Date de publication : 12/08/2008
  • Natural refrigerants in emerging countries: South Africa

    South Africa is facing an energy shortage and a rise in electricity prices. Natural refrigerants, which have important energy saving potential, are now being introduced, especially in supermarkets. Here are 2 examples: . GTZ has offered technical...

    • Date de publication : 07/03/2010
  • Cheers to that!

    An innovative brewery refrigeration system that uses natural CO2 gas has been conceived by engineers from the Ziemann Group in collaboration with Axima. This system, which will be of particular interest to large plants with extensive pipe networks...

    • Date de publication : 05/05/2006
  • Briefs: Optimized freight hub

    A new temperature-controlled freight hub in Christchurch International Airport, New Zealand, was opened by Hellmann Worldwide Logistics on March 12, 2009. "The facility has been predicated on environmental, efficiency and energy-conscious criteria...

    • Date de publication : 18/05/2009
  • CO2 technology for ice-skating rinks

    Nowadays, the use of large amounts of ammonia in public places is restricted by regulations in several countries, for safety reasons. Hence, new skating rinks with direct ammonia systems can no longer be built, although it is thought that they...

    • Date de publication : 19/11/2004
  • HFO-1234yf news

    HFO-1234yf, developed by DuPont and Honeywell as a substitute for HFC-134a in mobile air-conditioning applications in response to EU 2006/40 Directive which bans the use of refrigerants with a GWP higher than 150 in new types of vehicles by...

    • Date de publication : 04/02/2011