HPAC Magazine


January 20, 2021  

Back in the Day

Retelling of an early service call to solve a grocery store’s meat freezing issue that required deductive reasoning, a look at the manuals and a sense of touch.

January 6, 2021  

Refrigerant Management Canada increases levy on HCFCs and HFCs

Effective January 1, 2021, the environmental levy on the sales of new and reclaimed HCFCs or HCFC blends and HFCs and HFC blends sold into the Canadian HVAC/R and stationary sectors will increase by 50-cents per Kg.

Tech Pulse
December 11, 2020  

2021 Refrigerant Update

HPAC contributor Dave Demma and Jeffrey Zimmerman, district sales manager

December 10, 2020  

2021 Refrigerant Update webinar now available for viewing

The second instalment of HPAC Magazine’s free 30 Mechanical Minutes webinar series was held live Wednesday, Dec. 3, featuring HPAC contributor Dave Demma along with Jeffrey Zimmerman of Emerson Commercial and Residential Solutions and Chair of the HRAI Refrigerant Landscape Task Team.

November 25, 2020  

The Power of the Horse

Reminiscing and understanding the dynamic relationship of horsepower in refrigeration.

November 18, 2020  

Free Webinar: 2021 Refrigerant Update

Join us for the next instalment of HPAC Magazine’s free 30 Mechanical Minutes webinar series on Wednesday, Dec. 2 at 3 pm (eastern time) featuring HPAC refrigeration specialist Dave Demma.

October 14, 2020  

Modern Motor Efficiency

Understanding the added benefits that EM motors bring to the refrigeration industry.

September 8, 2020  

NAVAC’s NRDD & NRDC4M Brushless DC Recovery Unit

NAVAC, the world’s largest supplier of HVAC vacuum and

August 17, 2020  

RLS ends relationship with Parker Hannifin

Rapid Locking System fittings are now being sold under RLS’s own branding going forward.

April 15, 2020  

International Institute of Refrigeration calling industry “essential” in time of COVID-19

The European-based organization is calling on national governments world-wide to consider the various services of refrigeration and air conditioning as “essential services” in the context of the spread of COVID-19 in countries around the world.

April 15, 2020  

Quebec updating Halocarbon regulations

The regulation, updated as of April 16, fosters the use of new environmentally friendly technologies and limits and/or bans the use of selected hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs).

January 21, 2020  

Guide to refrigerant regulation and policy

The HVAC/R industry is working to make sure the transition to low global warming potential (GWP) refrigerant goes as smoothly as possible.

November 26, 2019  

AHR Expo announces 2020 Innovation Award winners

AHR Expo show management has announced the winners of

November 4, 2019  

Johnson Controls acquires Synchrony from Siemens

Johnson Controls plans to use Synchrony’s technology to improve the performance and efficiency of its centrifugal chiller products.

October 10, 2019  

NAVAC’s NRDD – Brushless DC Refrigerant Recovery Unit

Lightweight, Fast and Compact. The NRDD recovery unit features

August 26, 2019  

How to select heat transfer surfaces

There are many textbook definitions for the term refrigeration,

August 12, 2019  

SPX announces purchase of SGS Refrigeration Inc.

SPX Corporation has completed the acquisition of SGS Refrigeration

July 29, 2019  

World’s largest convenience retailer adopts lower GWP refrigerant alternative

Honeywell and 7-Eleven Inc. have announced the adoption of

June 6, 2019  

ASHRAE updates online hub for refrigeration technology

ASHRAE has launched a webpage dedicated to refrigeration technology

May 28, 2019  

Is your client’s compressor ready for the summer heat?

Other than the cost there are no serious arguments

March 20, 2019  

Making the case for modular chillers

Modular, in terms of manufacturing, is not a new

March 2, 2019  

Tips for walk-in box maintenance

Walk-in boxes are an essential component of commercial applications

February 25, 2019  

A-Gas is heading north

Refrigerant company A-Gas Americas has announced its expansion in

February 5, 2019  

Refrigeration institute to host 25th congress in Montreal, QC

Refrigeration industry professionals are set to converge at the

December 10, 2018  

United Technologies to spin off Carrier in company split

United Technologies Corp. on November 26 announced the completion

December 7, 2018  

What to do about that pesky R-22 chiller: Part II

In Part I, which appeared in HPAC October 2018,

December 4, 2018  

Danfoss acquires industrial automation control products supplier

Danfoss has acquired Pennsylvania-based AAIM Controls Inc., a supplier

November 16, 2018  

U.S. manufacturer approves low GWP for Honeywell refrigerant

Michigan-based Tecumseh Products Company has approved Honeywell’s Solstice N40

November 7, 2018  

What to do about that pesky R-22 chiller: Part I

While there have not been any widespread shortages of

July 25, 2018  

Technical Safety BC releases Investigation Report into 2017 fatal incident at Fernie Memorial Arena

Technical Safety BC has released its investigation report into