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2011-03-02 17:15:00

DUSSELDORF, Germany, March 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Carrier Corp. introduced the latest innovations in CO2 and hydrocarbon refrigerant solutions, turnkey and heat recovery systems, and after-sales support and services for the food retail business at Euroshop 2011, an international trade fair for retailers. Also on exhibit were Carrier air-conditioning solutions designed to meet the challenging requirements of retail applications. Carrier Corp., a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:...

2010-11-30 09:00:00

AMSTERDAM, Nov. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Helping the shipping industry find increasingly sustainable solutions for refrigerated transport, Carrier Transicold presented the world's first natural refrigerant technology for container refrigeration today at Intermodal Europe 2010. Carrier's newest container refrigeration unit design, to be known as NaturaLINE(TM), incorporates this breakthrough technology. Carrier Transicold is a unit of Carrier Corp., the world's leader in high technology...

2010-09-23 15:04:00

COLUMBUS, Ga., Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Kysor/Warren, a division of Manitowoc Foodservice and a leading manufacturer of refrigerated display cases and refrigerated systems for supermarkets throughout North America, was honored today with the 2009-2010 GreenChill Distinguished Partner Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) during a ceremony following the Food Marketing Institute's Energy and Store Development Conference in Minneapolis. Each year, the EPA presents the...

2010-09-16 10:00:00

FARMINGTON, Conn., Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Carrier Corp. celebrates International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer, designated by the United Nations General Assembly to commemorate the signing of the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer. Carrier Corp., the world's leader in high technology heating, air-conditioning and refrigeration solutions, is a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). (Logo:...

2010-09-15 06:00:00

PARIS, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Carrier Corp. is partnering with Hofer Austria, a discount food retailer and affiliate of ALDI SUD Group, to field test Carrier's CO2OLtec(TM) refrigeration system. A winner of the prestigious Environmental Pioneer Award of the Cooling Industry in the United Kingdom, the CO2OLtec refrigeration system significantly reduces energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions versus traditional supermarket refrigeration systems with R404A refrigerant. Carrier...

2010-09-08 18:04:00

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market today opened the first grocery store in Southern California to use naturally occurring carbon dioxide (CO2) refrigeration. The store, located in Rosemead, is Fresh & Easy's first to be GreenChill certified and is among four stores that the company opened today, including the 100th in California. Fresh & Easy's sub critical cascade CO2 refrigeration system, which is one of only four in the United...

2010-07-23 16:47:00

US Automaker to Switch from HFCs to Climate Friendly Refrigerants WASHINGTON, July 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- General Motors has announced that it will convert the air conditioning systems in its entire fleet of Chevrolet, Cadillac, Buick and GM models from using high-GWP (global warming potential) refrigerants to a new refrigerant with a much lower climate impact. The HFC (hydrofluorocarbon) refrigerant currently used in virtually every American model car and truck, HFC-134a has a...

2010-07-13 08:00:00

PARIS, July 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Carrier Corp., the world's leader in high technology heating, air-conditioning and refrigeration solutions, continues to have success with its CO2OLtec(TM) technology, having been selected as a supplier for the new Handelshof Cash & Carry store in Hamm, Germany. This new store is a milestone for Handelshof, as it will be the first store in its chain to install a sustainable and energy efficient CO2OLtec refrigeration system along with a fully integrated...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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