Refrigerant Gas Monitoring News

  • The refrigerant eater

    The cost for the decomposing of refrigerants coming from end of life refrigerators and other cooling equipment are rising more and more. Three, four or even more Euro’s per KG are becoming daily expenses for the recyclers of refrigerators. These cost are more and more effecting the financial results of the recycling companies in a negative way. We also have to consider that a growing part ...


    By ATN Engineering B.V.

  • First Evapcold Units Successfully Installed in Utah

    Since its founding in 1901, The Western Gateway Storage Company in Ogden, Utah, has provided innovative cold storage solutions to Utah and the surrounding states while growing and expanding as a company, priding themselves on their modern facilities and commitment to customer satisfaction. Western Gateway’s commitment to keep their customers’ inventories, safe, clean, and cold, while ...


    By Evapco Inc.

  • CETCI has the perfect gas detector system for your application!

    Critical Environment Technologies Canada Inc. (CETCI) is thrilled to introduce our new line of gas detection products that offer more features, greater functionality and superior value. The QCC Quad Channel Controller, is perfect for small to medium sized gas detection applications such as monitoring CO, NO2 and combustible gases in car parks; refrigerants, ...

  • We are pleased to announce the launch of the new Defender Gas Alarm from GDS Technologies!

    The Defender gas leak detection system features remote sensors connected to the main control unit via a single 3 core cable. The control unit is of an advanced design using the latest technology and provides a high integrity system whilst enabling a significant cost saving over conventional gas alarm systems. Standard sensors for use in commercial and light ...


    By CitiSafe Pte Ltd

  • DOE Collects Civil Penalties for Failure to Certify Commercial Refrigeration Equipment

    The General Counsel’s enforcement office recently resolved enforcement actions against two companies that failed to submit required reports to certify that their commercial refrigeration equipment complies with federal energy conservation standards. DOE assessed civil penalties of $8,000 from both Atosa Catering Equipment, Inc. and RPI Industries, Inc. As part of each settlement, each ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Explosion Proof Refrigerators and Freezers from Kirsch

    There are many “spark free” refrigerators and fridges on the market, but something that is truly “explosion proof” is difficult to find. Camlab have teamed up with Kirsch Medical Gmbh to offer a new range of both fridges and freezers that are just that; Explosion Proof. LABEX®- Refrigerators Interiors are free of any ignition ...


    By Camlab Limited

  • Project 82: Degassing machine for refrigerators

    Last May we began with a new project for Scandinavia. This is the third machine we will deliver in Scandinavia and it has to be finished in October. This degassing machine can degas and de-oil 100 fridges per hour with our patented drill-head. Below you will find pictures of how far we are with the construction. It is not finished yet but in August we will post an update! ...


    By ATN Engineering B.V.

  • Refrigeration company puts temporary and permanent workers at risk of ammonia exposure due to poor maintenance of coolant systems

    Employer name: Commercial Warehousing Inc. Inspection site: 102 Industrial Boulevard, Winter Haven, Florida 33880 Date citations issued: The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration issued the employer citations on July 10, 2015. The January 2015 ...

  • Americold warehouse in Green Bay cited for refrigeration system violations

    Employer name: Americold, Atlanta, Georgia Inspection site: Americold, 1731 Morrow Street, Green Bay, Wisconsin Date investigation initiated and what prompted inspection: On Dec. 9, 2014, the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration's Appleton Area Office initiated an inspection of ...

  • DOE Collects Civil Penalties for Failure to Certify Consumer Refrigeration Products

    The Office of Enforcement recently resolved enforcement actions against seven companies that failed to submit required reports to certify that their refrigerators, refrigerator-freezers, and/or freezers comply with federal energy conservation standards. DOE assessed civil penalties of $8,000 per manufacturer for first-time violators and civil penalties ranging from $16,000 to $20,000 per ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • INNOVA 3434i - SF6 Leak Detection Monitor for Energy Markets

    Sulfur Hexafluoride (SF6) is one of the most potent greenhouse gases, with a Global Warming Potential of more than 22,000 times than that of CO2. Over the past decades, manufacturers have replaced oil high-voltage switch gears with SF6-insulated units. Today, the power utility industry uses roughly 80% of all SF6 produced worldwide. The Lumasense SF6 ...


    By LumaSense Technologies, Inc.

  • a1-cbiss Exhibit at Chillventa

    At Chillventa, a1-cbiss saw huge interest in the RefDetec - the new single point stand alone leak detector The RefDetec is not only receiving plenty of interest in the refrigeration industry but also within the construction sector for air conditioning applications where hotels and offices have gas leak detection systems installed to monitor for any possible leaks from the air conditioning system. ...


    By a1-cbiss

  • Certification of calibration instruments for refrigeration

    Equipment Subject to Adjustment: The equipment that should be subject to periodic calibration are: Digital thermometer 4-way Manifold for R410A and R407c analog or digital Electronic balance; Digital Caliper / Meter AC Refrigerant gas leak detector The calibration process is the operation that the door, by comparison with a standard instrument , ...


    By Eurotec BT Srl

  • Top Reasons for Visiting Chillventa 2014?

    So you're making plans to travel to the World's largest Refrigeration, Air Conditioning, Heat Pump and Ventilation exhibition - Chillventa. So you will be asking yourself "What's in it for me?" Aside of Chillventa being held in one of the most beautiful cities in Europe, Nuremberg, the 'Medieval Walled ...


    By a1-cbiss

  • US settles with Costco to cut ozone-depleting and greenhouse gas refrigerant emissions nationwide

    Costco Wholesale Corporation, the nation’s second largest retailer, has agreed to cut its emissions of ozone-depleting and greenhouse gas chemicals from refrigeration equipment at more than half of its stores nationwide. In the settlement announced today by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Department of Justice (DOJ), Costco will pay $335,000 in penalties for federal Clean ...

  • United States settles with Costco to cut ozone-depleting and greenhouse gas refrigerant emissions nationwide

    Costco Wholesale Corporation, one of the nation’s largest retailers, has agreed to cut its emissions of ozone-depleting and greenhouse gases from leaking refrigeration equipment at more than half of its stores nationwide. In the settlement announced today by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and U.S. Department of Justice, Costco will pay $335,000 in penalties for federal Clean Air ...

  • New world refrigerator ecodesign investigation

    The National Measurement Office (NMO) have completed an investigation in which domestic appliance manufacturer, Glen Dimplex Home Appliances, was found to be supplying an incorrect energy label on one of their models of refrigerator. An investigation undertaken by the NMO established that the New World refrigerator (model number ILA800) was found to use an average of 14.5% more energy than ...

  • Read Our Latest Articles About F-Gas Regs & How It Affects Leak Detection

    a1-cbiss know a thing or two about refrigeration gas leak detection systems and how the F-Gas Regulations are affecting this good practice. Since the F-Gas Regulations agreement has been passed, those involved in the Air Conditioning and Refrigeration industry, need to make themselves familiar with the new legislation and act upon the new requirements. Read our articles by following the link ...


    By a1-cbiss

  • Lakeville, Mass. Refrigerated Warehouses Improve Public Safety Practices under EPA Settlement

    The owner of four refrigerated storage warehouses in Lakeville, Mass., has agreed to make significant safety upgrades to their facilities, enhancing public health protection in the community, as part of a settlement with EPA for alleged violations of laws meant to prevent accidental releases of hazardous chemicals. The settlement calls for Cold Storage Solutions Inc. of Lakeville and three ...

  • Gas Leak Detection Equipment: Why Do We Need It?

    The strongest motivation behind refrigerant gas leak detection is the European Union F-Gas regulation brought into effect as part of the EU’s environmental obligation under the Kyoto protocol to lower refrigerant gas emissions. The much anticipated changes of F-Gas regulation aim to strengthen the existing regulation in terms of reducing leakage of hydrofluorocarbons (HFC’s), to ...


    By a1-cbiss

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