EUROPE: As much as 31MtCO2e of HFC refrigerant could have entered through EU borders illegally in 2019, according to a new investigation by refrigerant producers.
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: 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.
EUROPE: Panasonic has released a new mono bloc heat pump running on the lower GWP refrigerant R32.
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.