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Call for contractors with natural refrigerant expertise

November 17, 2017

The North American Sustainable Refrigeration Council (NASRC), is working to remove the barriers to adopting natural refrigerants such as CO2, ammonia and propane in food refrigeration in the grocery sector. NASRC has been hearing repeatedly from end-user retailers that while

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Carlyle offering compressors for refrigerants R448A and R449A

November 25, 2016

Carlyle Compressor has announced that selected models of reciprocating semi-hermetic compressors are approved to operate with refrigerants R448A and R449A. “We are responding to our customers’ changing attitudes toward new, alternate refrigerants,” said Robert Ochs, western regional sales manager. “As

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Call for Papers issued for ASHRAE conference

June 23, 2016

A call for papers has been issued for the 2017 Annual ASHRAE Conference in Long Beach, CA, June 24-28, at the Hyatt Regency Long Beach. The conference includes tracks that demonstrate the benefits of net zero energy (NZE) and ways

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CO2 gets a second life-Part II

May 11, 2016 by Dave Demma

The current market drivers that have given CO2, which was a relatively forgotten refrigerant for decades, a second life were discussed in HPAC March 2016. As a review, those drivers are: environmental properties (GWP and ODP); energy efficiency; safety (flammability

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HRAI manufacturer members strategize for the future

April 19, 2016

The Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Institute (HRAI) held its product section meeting in early April in Mississauga, ON. A robust program offered attendees insight into changes within the industries that comprise the association. A presentation entitled Transforming Business Models

The newly elected 2016-2018 board members. Back row (l-r) Wayne Watson, educational chairperson and Brendan Myers, director and newest executive. Front row (l-r) Miles Nelson, vice president and Barry Hawse, president. Absent from photo, Ray Kenney, sergeant at arms and Nick Reggi, treasurer and secretary.
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RSES revitalization is the focus of AGM

March 24, 2016

The Refrigeration Service Engineers Society of Canada (RSES) held its 77th Annual General Meeting (AGM) on March 17 during the Canadian Mechanical and Plumbing Exposition (CMPX) at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. Outgoing president Denis Hebert presented the association’s membership