UK: Koura claims that a new alternative to CO2 could provide greater efficiencies and lower operating pressures in mobile air conditioning systems and domestic heat pumps.
GERMANY: The refrigerant producers’ group EFCTC has welcomed the German government decision to make it illegal to acquire or resell HFC refrigerants imported illegally into the EU.
GERMANY: Bitzer has appointed a new chief sales and marketing officer, after Gianni Parlanti's decision to return to his home country as managing director of Bitzer Italia.
UK: The UK government is beginning work on its own review of the F-gas regulations and intends to publish a report by no later than 31 December 2022.
AUSTRALIA: SCM REF Australia, Beijer Ref’s Australian manufacturing operation, has completed its relocation into its new 22,000m² manufacturing and distribution centre at Bankstown, Sydney.
UK: Carrier Transicold is collaborating with temperature-controlled vehicle specialist Gray & Adams in a demonstrator programme for its Vector eCool fully autonomous, all-electric engineless refrigerated trailer system.
SWEDEN: Alfa Laval has expanded the possibilities for transcritical CO2 duties with its new AXP82 plate heat exchanger.
We’ve known for years that HFC refrigerants are on borrowed time, and that businesses involved in food production, distribution or retail will need to adopt new ways of working.