refrigerator 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.

  • New Download: Refrigerator degassing

    In our new download file you can read about the following; - For what purpose do we have to degas a refrigerator? - A few facts about degassing a refrigerator - What is a refrigerator degassing? - Ways of degassing: Drill-Head and ...


    By ATN Engineering B.V.

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • 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.

  • The next generation recycling of refrigerating devices

    The current project in Ireland marks a further cornerstone in the pioneering role of ERDWICH in the construction of recycling plants for refrigerating devices. The most modern recycling plant for refrigerating devices worldwide is currently in the commissioning phase and will soon be transferred into regular operation.   In future, this innovative plant will operate taking into account the ...

  • 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 ...

  • Con Edison Launches Refrigerator Recycling

    Hot Deal on Old CoolersNEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 11/10/10 -- Con Edison customers can cash in by recycling their old, energy-wasting "second" refrigerator, have it removed for free and get $30. Carl Gomez and Jennifer Zahn of Bayside, NY, were among the first of Con Edison's residential customers to benefit from the program, when their inefficient, 1995 refrigerator was removed from their ...


  • New Spark Free Lab Refrigerators from Lovibond

    Spark free lab fridges offer a safe way to store volatile products in the lab. The new EX series from Lovibond offer a spark-free interior as well as a digital temperature display, energy efficient cooling and a lockable door. The ...


    By Camlab Limited

  • Does the Chicken in Your Refrigerator Contain Arsenic?

    The last few weeks have been filled with media reports about the E. coli outbreak in Europe that has so far claimed 27 lives and sickened thousands.  Now the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced that low levels of arsenic may be in some products that contain chicken meat.  According to the FDA, “Arsenic is in the environment as a naturally occurring substance or as a ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • DOE kicks off old refrigerator recycling effort

    The US Department of Energy (DOE) will unveil The Art of Recycling: The Coolest Show in Town, a special exhibit at the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C..  Students, institutions, utility companies, private organizations, and individual artists will feature old refrigerators transformed into artistic displays as part of DOE’s ENERGY STAR® Recycle My Old Fridge Campaign.  The ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • EPA Proposes Approval of New Climate-Friendly Refrigerants

    In support of President Obama’s Climate Action Plan, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing to increase the options for refrigerants in the United States that offer better climate protection without harming the ozone layer. This is the agency’s first action that addresses refrigerants under the Climate Action Plan, which calls on EPA’s Significant New ...

  • Poor nations urged to leapfrog harmful HFC refrigerants

    Efforts to rid the world of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), a group of powerful greenhouse gases mainly used as refrigerants, may depend on developing nations being able to leapfrog these chemicals to less harmful alternatives, an environmental group has warned. HFCs were introduced following the 1989 ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Harvard university recognizes refrigerants, naturally! With prestigious award

    The John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University announced Refrigerants, Naturally! as the recipient of the prestigious 2011 Roy Family Environmental Award. The award will be presented to the recipients at a Harvard Kennedy School event on 4 May 2011. The partnership was selected from a group of highly qualified projects from around the world. Reviewers praised Refrigerants, ...

  • 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

  • Feds Raise the Bar for Energy Star Refrigerators

    WASHINGTON, DC, August 6, 2007 (ENS) – Refrigerators carrying the federal government's Energy Star® energy efficiency label are going to have to be more efficient in the future. The U.S. Department of Energy, DOE, announced Friday that in order to qualify for the label now, full-size refrigerators must be a minimum of 20 percent more efficient than current standards, an increase ...

  • DOE proposes higher efficiency standards for refrigerators

    U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu today announced the release of a new proposed energy efficiency standard for residential refrigerators, refrigerator-freezers, and freezers. The standard, as proposed, could save consumers as much as $18.6 billion over thirty years. The Obama Administration has made efficiency standards a major priority as a way to save energy and money for American families and ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • EPA approves alternatives for super-greenhouse HFC refrigerants

    The U.S. EPA took a major step this week towards reducing the fastest growing greenhouses gas in the United States by approving three low global warming potential (GWP) hydrocarbon alternatives to hydrofluorocarbon (HFC) refrigerants. According to the United Nations Environment Programme, HFC emissions are growing so fast they threaten to push the climate system past the ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Refrigerants contribute more to the greenhouse effect than expected

    Something has to be done against refrigerants in refrigerators and airconditioners. The Dutch national institue for public health and environment reported that if nothing is done the HFCs (hydrofluorocarbons) will contribute more and more to the greenhouse effect. The institute researched the refrigerants. ...


    By ATN Engineering B.V.

  • Refrigerants contribute even more to the greenhouse effect

    Something has to be done against refrigerants in refrigerators and airconditioners. The Dutch national Institute for public health and environment reported that if nothing is done the HFCs (hydrofluorocarbons) will contribute more and more to the greenhouse effect. The insitute researched the refrigerants. HFCs are being used as a replacement for other substances, namely CFCs and HCFCs. Those ...


    By ATN Engineering B.V.

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