GERMANY: Woerle, a traditional Austrian cheesemaker known for its reliance on natural ingredients, has chosen a “natural” refrigeration system for its production site at Henndorf, near Salzburg.
SWITZERLAND: Physicists at the University of Zurich have developed a device which could, in theory, turn boiling water to ice, without using any energy.
SWITZERLAND: Scientists have managed to reduce the temperature of water to within 10ºC of absolute zero without it turning into ice.
GERMANY: Engie Refrigeration’s CO2 heat pump is to play its part in a ground-breaking EU pilot programme on heat recovery.
USA: Nortek Air Solutions’ StatePoint liquid cooling system has been employed in two buildings at Facebook’s new €300m data centre in Clonee, Ireland.
UK: The prestigious Biltmore Hotel in London’s Mayfair has been equipped with two Carrier AquaForce Vision chillers as part of a multi-million pound refurbishment.
DENMARK: Danfoss has compiled an inventory of tools together with a product portfolio to help ease the transition from R404A to alternative refrigerants.
USA: Korea’s largest hypermarket chain, E-mart, has selected Chemours lower GWP refrigerant Opteon XP40 (R449A) for use in its refrigeration systems.
UK: A new state-of-the-art Mercedes-Benz retail centre now under construction near Stockport will be air conditioned with Toshiba’s latest three-pipe heat recovery SHRM-e VRF.
GERMANY: Engineers at Saarland University are to exhibit a prototype heating and cooling system using shape memory materials at next month’s Hannover Fair.