Bitzer publishes latest refrigerant report


GERMANY: Compressor manufacturer Bitzer has released a new update to its highly respected biennial study on refrigerants.

Refrigerant Report 19 was released, as expected, at this week’s Chillventa show in Nuremberg.

The 44-page publication provides in-depth information on current refrigerants, the alternatives and most of the up-coming development blends. Importantly, it provides a relatively independent and unbiased compressor manufacturer’s view of the efficacy of many of the proposed alternatives, as well as information about their potential applications.



While there have been a handful of additions, and deletions, particularly to the list of HFO blends, this is not a huge update on the last edition released in 2014. Nevertheless, Refrigerant Report 19 retains its position as the industry’s essential guide to refrigerants

Refrigerant Report 19 can be downloaded free of charge from

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