A fundamental element of the vapour compression cycle in refrigeration, it’s vital to revisit the basic functions of evaporators and how to keep them operating at their peak.
B.C. Launches Ammonia Safety Awareness Program
A series of free training courses developed due to the rise of ammonia-related incidents and hazards at provincial arenas.
Rheem to Acquire Friedrich Air Conditioning
Friedrich Air Conditioning is a manufacturer of room A/C and other home environment products.
Little Giant’s VCCA Series Condensate Pumps for HVAC
The low-profile pumps are designed for use in the automatic collection and removal of condensate from air conditioning, refrigeration and dehumidification equipment.
The Trouble with Low Suction Pressure
A healthy refrigeration cycle requires close monitoring of pressures, both high and low.
Refrigerant Management Canada Increases Fee on CFC-11 Refrigerant Disposal
The new fee is set to be $20.00/kilogram for CFC-11 refrigerant entering the program for destruction.
Compressor Retrofits for All Seasons
Embracing the digital age for compressor efficiency.
World Refrigeration Day to Celebrate Cooling Champions
More than 15-million people are currently employed worldwide in the refrigeration sector.
Johnson Controls expands water-cooled chiller portfolio
The Quantech QWC4 water-cooled screw chiller uses variable speed drive technology.
How Montreal Made Ammonia Safe for Its Rinks
The city has transitioned arenas away from R-22 using a design that ensures the safety of staff, patrons and surrounding neighbourhoods.
The Arcticom Group Expands to Canada
The Group specializes in commercial refrigeration and mechanical services including preventative maintenance, repair, installation and renovation.
MSA Safety Purchases Bacharach
Bacharach is known for their gas detection technologies used in the HVAC/R markets.
Johnson Controls Selects Environmentally Sustainable R-454B as Future Refrigerant
In addition to reducing environmental impact, R-454B is expected to be more compatible with existing R-410A equipment designs.
An Ounce of Prevention
The value of maintenance programs and the consequences of not maintaining A/C systems.
Fieldpiece launches new vacuum pumps
Three new models to suit a variety of applications.
Refrigerant Branch Units – Fujitsu
The new units manage simultaneous heating and cooling in heat recovery systems and can serve between eight and 12 zones.
Smart Refrigerant Charger
The digital manifold gauge features pressure and temperature displays as well as calculated super-heat and sub-cooling data.
ASHRAE and United Nations Environment Programme Announce New Work Plan
The goal is to help recognize the important role that refrigeration and air conditioning play in developing countries.
AHRI releases study on fire safety and A2L refrigerants
The study involved UL and the Firefighter Safety Research Institute (FSRI) testing refrigerants in real-world situations.
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.
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.
2021 Refrigerant Update [30 Mechanical Minutes]
HPAC contributor Dave Demma and Jeffrey Zimmerman, district sales manager…
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.
The Power of the Horse
Reminiscing and understanding the dynamic relationship of horsepower in refrigeration.
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.
Modern Motor Efficiency
Understanding the added benefits that EM motors bring to the refrigeration industry.
NAVAC’s NRDD & NRDC4M Brushless DC Recovery Unit
NAVAC, the world’s largest supplier of HVAC vacuum and…
RLS ends relationship with Parker Hannifin
Rapid Locking System fittings are now being sold under RLS’s own branding going forward.
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.
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).