Published Date 10/11/18 7:00 AM
Today it seems perfectly normal to get out our smartphone and with a simple touch of an icon, check our email, check the weather forecast, find a good restaurant for dinner tonight and invite our friends in a chat group. Our daily tasks are constantly facilitated by what those simple coloured icons let us do. Yet the technology behind them is relatively young: indeed, most of us will... Read More About The mobile app revolution also involves the HVAC/R market »
Published Date 3/7/19 12:00 AM
The forecast that is emerging for the following decades on the health of our planet seems unequivocal. The lowering of air quality levels, climate change, rising sea levels, the extinction of numerous animal species and increasing deforestation are all signals announcing the beginning of a change that has never been seen in previous millennia.
This is confirmed by the IPCC, the... Read More About Will this year be the turning point for a sustainable energy model? »
Published Date 12/13/18 8:00 AM
In HVAC/R, the compressor is often referred to as the “heart” of the refrigeration circuit . Indeed, like the heart, a compressor is primarily a pumping device. There is also a historical reason for this, and one that will probably not change over time: the compressor is both the most expensive component and the one that consumes most of the energy in the majority of HVAC/R... Read More About Controllers and compressors: the brain and heart of HVAC/R applications »
Published Date 12/6/18 8:00 AM
Ten years after it was first organised, the ATMOsphere Europe conference was hosted in Italy, in Riva del Garda . Atmosphere Europe has always been the world’s main event organised by Shecco, an organisation with a role as mediator in the promotion of natural refrigerant technologies on the global market.
This is an excellent opportunity for all companies in the refrigeration... Read More About 9th annual ATMOsphere Europe Conference »
Published Date 10/31/18 7:00 AM
The crowded 2018 Chillventa show was a mirror image of what is happening in the HVAC/R market. The HVAC/R sector continues to grow in volume , influenced by the increase in average temperatures, the growing need for personal well-being and the optimisation of production processes and quality of the food chain. The consequent rising interest among industrial funds towards the... Read More About Naturally…Chillventa 2018 »
Published Date 10/4/18 7:00 AM
The new requirements for reducing CO 2 emissions due to refrigerant and electricity consumption are leading retailers to consider other alternatives to traditional centralised systems. One of the preferred options is the use of plug-in and semi plug-in units , and these are indeed being increasingly used worldwide in different types of supermarkets, especially medium-sized stores. The... Read More About Are self-contained units ready for natural refrigerants? »
Published Date 4/13/17 8:00 AM
The fiftieth Euroshop held last March in Düsseldorf was the biggest in the event’s history. The organisers have announced record numbers: more than 113,000 visitors, a total of 2,368 companies exhibiting, 18 halls occupied and a net exhibition area of 127,000 m 2. As regards commercial refrigeration, the sector I know best and have been dealing with for many years now, the... Read More About EuroShop 2017, the challenge of natural refrigerants »
Published Date 3/1/18 7:00 AM
2018 may be the year when the charge limit of 150 g for flammable refrigerants in commercial refrigerators will be increased to 500. This may be a very important step towards the use of natural refrigerants , while on the other hand it entails a huge responsibility in terms of safety. Indeed, the working group that is defining the additional requirements has the scope of ensuring that the... Read More About From 150 to 500 g of propane: higher charge, same risk? »
Published Date 7/26/18 7:00 AM
Every other summer since 1972 a community of brilliant minds comprised of academic researchers, students, and industry professionals gather in central Indiana, USA to share their findings on various topics that push the limits of current technologies in the built environment. This past week under the backdrop of a scorching July heatwave the Purdue University held its 24 th Compressor... Read More About What happens at Purdue, innovates the HVAC/R industry…and just might save the world »
Published Date 5/3/18 9:45 AM
The increasingly widespread use of e-commerce tools is changing our habits and, unquestionably, our lifestyle. The purchase of consumer goods like books, clothes, tech products and food products is now par for the course thanks to the most diverse of marketplaces , which make these goods available simply even to the least expert users. This tendency, linked to the demand of... Read More About Digitalisation and wholesaling for commercial refrigeration: an essential combination? »
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