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Features - Cooling Post


21st December 2022

Panasonic AC offers five star service

UK: A luxury 19th century 5-star hotel and spa in the Sussex countryside is benefitting from the latest Panasonic air conditioning system fitted with nanoe X technology.…
16th December 2022

Panasonic transforms former warehouse

UK: A derelict Kent warehouse has been transformed into a modern co-working space with a Panasonic PACi split system and nanoe X filter technology to ensure…
8th December 2022

Variable speed R290 monoblocks show 14% savings

JAPAN: A new range of Daikin cold room monoblock refrigeration units are said to have shown around 14% energy savings using Embraco’s FMFT variable speed…
8th December 2022

City Multi VRF checks in at top Sheffield hotel

UK: Sheffield’s only 4-star hotel is benefiting from a new air conditioning system based on Mitsubishi Electric's City Multi R2 VRF units. Originally a 19th…
2nd December 2022

Cooling using programmable foam

GERMANY: Scientists at a German research organisation are looking to cool buildings using a “programmable” insulation foam that can change shape depending on the temperature. …
30th November 2022

Panasonic helps council to net zero

UK: Gloucester City Council has installed a Panasonic air conditioning system for its new refurbished office in the town centre. The Council has set net…
26th October 2022

Aquarea heat pumps make it home

UK: Housebuilder Gleeson Homes is specifying Panasonic’s Aquarea heat pumps following trials at a number of UK affordable housing projects.  Panasonic provided 5kW Aquarea Monobloc…
21st October 2022

Custom Carrier CO2 rack upgrades Monoprix store

FRANCE: A custom-built Carrier MiniCO2OL rack, supplied in seven pieces, has been supplied to upgrade the refrigeration system at one of French retailer Monoprix’s premium…
19th October 2022

Tool calculates CO2 emissions from buildings

USA: A US team has developed what is claimed to be a first-of-its-kind tool that can calculate how much carbon dioxide buildings and homes produce.…
17th October 2022

Dutch wholesaler chooses Haier heat pumps

NETHERLANDS: Haier MRV air-to-air heat pumps are being installed in branches of Dutch HVAC product wholesaler Wasco to replace gas boilers.  The 260m2 Wasco branch…
10th October 2022

Toshiba walks the Golden Mile

UK: A combination of Toshiba three-pipe and two-pipe VRF systems is providing the ideal conditions for visitors to the new £26m Water and Leisure Centre…
5th October 2022

Solar provides 2.4MW to two NJ cold stores

USA: Rooftop solar installations will provide a total of 2.4MW of energy to two cold storage facilities in New Jersey. The installations were carried out…
4th October 2022

MHI delivers R1234ze(E) chillers to Marina Bay

SINGAPORE: Mitsubishi Heavy Industries has delivered two R1234ze(E) centrifugal chillers with a total cooling capacity of 8,400RT to Singapore’s Marina Bay district cooling facility. The…
20th September 2022

Passive cooling idea uses three technologies 

USA: An innovative system developed at MIT, which combines thermal insulation with evaporative and radiative cooling technologies, could reduce the load of air conditioners in buildings.
19th September 2022

Keeping fish fresh with slurry ice

GERMANY/ICELAND: Bitzer Ecoline tandem compressors are playing their part in extending the shelf life of fish for an Icelandic fishing company. The compressors, supplied by…
19th September 2022

Daikin VRV 5 contributes to green building award

FRANCE: Daikin VRV 5 series heat pump air conditioners are contributing to the low carbon footprint of a new commercial office complex in Grenoble. A…
18th August 2022

VFDs contribute to CO2 refrigeration efficiency

UK/NORWAY: Variable frequency drives from Welshpool-based Invertek Drives have been retrofitted to a CO2 based HVACR system at a hospital in Trondheim, Norway. A total…
15th August 2022

VFD retrofit saves 35% in energy costs

UK/COSTA RICA: Variable frequency drives retrofitted to a supermarket refrigeration system in Costa Rica is said to have achieved energy savings of 35%. Specialist US-based…
12th August 2022

Daikin R1234ze chiller boost for CERN

SWITZERLAND: Daikin has recently been involved in the commissioning of three water-cooled R1234ze chiller units at CERN, the European Organisation for Nuclear Research and home of the Large Hadron Collider.
8th August 2022

Kaltra R1234ze chiller is Scotland bound

GERMANY: Kaltra has delivered an 800kW air-cooled chiller running on low GWP refrigerant R1234ze to an unnamed customer in Scotland. The chiller from German manufacturer…
3rd August 2022

Flexible heat pump offers increased efficiency

UK: Researchers from the University of Glasgow have developed a new type of flexible heat pump with integrated heat storage. In a new paper, published in…
31st July 2022

Propane refrigeration a boon for Dutch supermarket

NETHERLANDS: The latest Boon’s Markt local supermarket in the Dutch village of Wolphaartsdijk is using a range of Freor propane refrigeration and freezer cabinets operating with…
24th July 2022

Airedale US factory wins significant data centre order

USA: Airedale has confirmed a significant order with data centre giant Corscale for its 130-acre Gainesville Crossing Data Campus in Northern Virginia.
20th July 2022

Coal mine leads a green revolution

UK: An ammonia heat pump from German manufacturer GEA is being used in a project using the water in an abandoned coal mine to supply a…
18th July 2022

Heat exchanger surface design could improve efficiency

USA: Researchers at MIT claim to have found a way to improve the efficiency of systems with a specially tailored surface treatment for heat exchanger…
11th July 2022

Carrier CaaS offer for new financial centre

USA: Carrier is to own and operate the heating and air conditioning plant in a Cooling-as-a-Service initiative for a major new financial centre in Pittsburgh. In…
6th July 2022

Subway rides savings on R290 refrigeration

USA: Test installations of R290 self-contained refrigeration systems in walk-in coolers at two Subway restaurants in Connecticut are said to have shown average energy savings…