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  • Using Magnets to Keep Cool: Breakthrough Technology Boosts Energy Efficiency of Refrigerators

    Household refrigerators are essential for keeping food cool and safe. However, these appliances use a lot of energy, and generate emissions that negatively impact the environment. New technology funded by the Energy Department has led to a major breakthrough in refrigeration systems that could yield big energy savings for consumers and greatly reduce carbon pollution. ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Climate-friendly refrigeration in supermarkets

    Systems with natural refrigerants have best climate balance – grants available for energy efficiency and use of natural refrigerants. Supermarket refrigeration systems that contain natural halogen-free refrigerants are the most climate-friendly of all technologies currently available for the purpose. These are the findings of Comparative assessment of the climate relevance of supermarket ...

  • New Multi-bottle Transportable Refrigerated Sampler

    Advanced control and active cooling – on battery power Teledyne Isco’s Avalanche™ is a multi-bottle, sequential/composite water sampler featuring Isco's revolutionary transportable refrigeration system and an advanced, multifunction controller. Its unique design provides easy transport, quick setup, and on-site cooling – without reliance on ice or utility power. An optional Mobility Kit with ...


    By Teledyne Isco

  • Reducing Environmental Effects of Cooling Towers

    The implementation of strict environmental regulations worldwide calls for mine operators and managers to take immediate action to reduce the environmental effects of their operations. Cooling towers, a crucial component of the mining process, have naturally come under scrutiny in recent years and it is therefore vital that ...

  • A-gas embraces training initiative with cool concerns

    A-Gas has a “Solutions Provider” market approach with regard to its supply of specialist gases, which include a wide range of refrigerants, nitrogen and oxy acetylene.  In line with this approach it has teamed up with Cool Concerns Ltd to offer high quality refrigeration and air conditioning training and advice. With an increased uptake in low GWP refrigerants, such as ...


    By A-Gas

  • New Technology Cools Effect of Air Conditioners on Climate

    Washington, D.C. - The automotive industry has developed new technologies that will reduce greenhouse gas emissions from car and truck air conditioning systems. Now electronic leak detectors and new recycling machines will help reduce emissions during automotive air conditioner repairs. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Mobile Air Conditioning Climate Protection Partnership helped developed ...

  • New Corrosion-Proof, High-Efficiency Refrigerated Sampler for wastewater compliance

    Lincoln, NE – Teledyne Isco’s new Model 4700 Refrigerated Sampler ushers in a new standard for weather and corrosion resistance. The double-wall, rotationally-molded LLDPE cabinet withstands harsh environments, and is filled from top to bottom with insulation, so that the high-efficiency compressor maintains cooling performance even in hot, humid environments. Heat-treated powder coating protects ...


    By Teledyne Isco

  • Two QZ process e-scrap and refrigerators under one roof

    Making two into one – this statement very much characterises the new plant for processing refrigeration devices and electrical scrap in St. Helens, England. The German plant manufacturer MeWa Recycling Maschinen und Anlagenbau GmbH from Gechingen built the combined plant in a record-breaking construction time of only one year, and commissioned it recently. With this investment of 16 million ...


    By ANDRITZ MeWa GmbH

  • Energy Department Invests to Save on Heating, Cooling and Lighting

    As part of the Obama Administration’s efforts to reduce energy bills for American families and businesses and reduce greenhouse gas emissions, the Energy Department today announced 12 projects to develop innovative heating, cooling and insulation technologies as well as open source energy efficiency software to help homes and commercial buildings save energy and money. These projects will ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Cooling without climate warming: Parliament backs F-gas ban

    The use of climate-unfriendly fluorinated gases should be banned in new air-conditioning appliances and refrigerators by 2022-2025, under draft rules approved by the European Parliament on Wednesday. These rules had already been informally agreed with EU ministers. Overall, the use of potent hydrofluorocarbon (HFC) greenhouse gases is to be reduced by 79% by 2030. ...


    By European Parliament

  • `B-COOL` EU project developing eco-friendly car air conditioning

    The EU-funded B-COOL project, set to end in 2008, has been developing a new, high-efficiency, low-cost air-conditioning system for small, A and B segment cars, using CO2 as a refrigerant. Hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), once the replacement of choice for ozone-harmful chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) in refrigeration and air conditioning systems, have no known effects on the ozone layer, but do contribute ...

  • Cooling without climate warming: Environment MEPs recommend F-gas bans

    Use of climate-unfriendly fluorinated gases should be banned in new air-conditioning appliances and refrigerators by 2020, according to a vote on draft legislation in the Environment Committee on Wednesday. Overall use of potent hydrofluorocarbon (HFC) greenhouse gases should be reduced 84% by 2030, MEPs say. Following bans on chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) in the 1980s to stop depletion of ...


    By European Parliament

  • Cooling by sound - a new way to lower energy costs of air conditioning

    The Palo Alto Research Center (PARC),  is developing a new form of refrigeration that could be three times as efficient as existing forms. It's based on thermoacoustics, a technology that works for cooling at extremely low temperatures (such as for liquefying gases), but hasn't been used for cooling at room temperature (what you need for household refrigeration). The ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • New groundbreaking cryogen-free micro-Kelvin refrigerator jointly developed by Oxford Instruments and Royal Holloway University of London

    Oxford Instruments and Royal Holloway University of London (RHUL) have jointly developed the first refrigerator capable of achieving micro-Kelvin temperatures without the use of liquid cryogens. This unique system breaks all previous Cryofree® temperature records and opens up a new market for research applications in quantum computing and condensed matter physics. Engineers and scientists ...


    By Oxford Instruments plc

  • White paper: Cooling electrical panels in waste water treatment applications

    Over the past few decades, the use of sophisticated electronics for automation and process controls as well as transformers, VFDs and PLCs have become commonplace in NEMA enclosures. The thermal management and related costs of these electronic enclosures has become very important considerations in managing these valuable assets. NEMA cabinets are used for protection from the harsh environments ...


    By Noren Products

  • UVDI Announces that Parsons AC & Refrigeration is their Cayman Islands Distributor for Air Quality Products

    UltraViolet Devices, Inc. (UVDI) technology provides healthy indoor air quality (IAQ) that prevents odors, pathogens and reduces energy consumption and maintenance costs. This week UVDI was pleased to announce their new relationship with Parsons AC & Refrigeration located in Grand Cayman.  Parsons is one of the islands’ premier providers of HVAC services to both commercial and ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Iceotope unveils first modular liquid-immersion cooled server

    Supercomputing 2009, Portland Oregon; 17th November 2009: Iceotope (www.iceotope.com) today launched its new liquid-cooled server technology. The system is believed to be the first to use modular “liquid immersion” of the server components and is able to reduce data centre cooling costs by 93%, saving hundreds of thousands of dollars over its lifetime. The technology is being ...


    By RealWire

  • Berkeley Lab analysis finds reduced cooling and heating may improve health

    Research conducted at the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory suggests that operating buildings more energy efficiently could have benefits for the health of occupants and, surprisingly, also for their comfort. The researchers, Mark Mendell and Anna Mirer of Berkeley Lab’s Environmental Energy Technologies Division, analyzed data collected from 95 air-conditioned office ...

  • Construction boom heats up the market for district cooling, finds Frost & Sullivan

    District cooling is fast emerging as the most viable cooling solution in the Middle East, where the temperature frequently exceeds 45 degree Celsius and air conditioning requirements consume 70 percent of the power during peak electricity demand. As power shortage is rampant in this region, the governments are turning to district cooling to cool buildings, as it is a cheaper and greener ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • Honeywell Introduces New `Cool` Film That Helps Solar Panels Beat The Heat

    Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today that it has introduced a new black laminate film designed to help make black solar panels cooler and more efficient. All-black solar panels are increasingly being used on homes because they blend with rooftops more easily. PowerShield® Cool Black is a backsheet that helps reduce solar panel operating temperature by using an innovative and proprietary ...


    By Honeywell

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