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2012-09-03 23:02:51

Industrial and commercial refrigeration systems are experiencing increases in running costs due to skyrocketing energy and electricity prices. Coldstream Industrial Services recently addressed consumer concerns about rising costs with a more efficient system for designing, installing, monitoring, and managing refrigeration plants across all industries. Sydney (PRWEB) September 03, 2012 With its abundant domestic resources of fossil fuel, Australia would theoretically be unburdened by...

2012-07-10 23:03:07

Arizona A/C Service Contractor American Cooling and Heating Explains the Phaseout of R22 and Gives Advice on How to Handle it Phoenix, Arizona (PRWEB) July 10, 2012 GWP - Global Warming Potential is a relative measure of how much heat a greenhouse gas traps in the atmosphere, R22 has a high GWP, is harmful to the ozone layer and is being phased out because of these facts. As the federally mandated phaseout of Refrigerant-22, also known under the brand name Freon, leads to lower production...

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2011-07-18 14:44:32

What happens when electronics overheat? The short answer is: nothing good! In microgravity, natural convection does not occur, which makes cooling equipment a challenge. So how do you keep electronic and computer components from overheating in space? In satellites used for communications, global positioning systems, and defense purposes, a heat pipe is the device used to regulate temperature and keep the overall systems operating reliably. A heat pipe is a simple device that can efficiently...

2011-04-02 00:00:28

Indyme Solutions introduces a solution to reduce freezer loss and food spoilage due to refrigeration unit malfunctions or open doors. The new Freezer Door and Temperature Monitoring Solutions notify store personnel instantly on their mobile devices or Two-Way Radios in the event of such an incident. Employees are now empowered to resolve these issues quickly before the store incurs major losses. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) April 1, 2011 Rapid response to a broken refrigeration unit or an open...

2011-02-16 13:30:00

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Feb. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market has added four more GreenChill certified stores this year, including a Gold certified store opening today in Oceanside, California. GreenChill certification is awarded by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) GreenChill Partnership for stores meeting tough benchmarks for cutting emissions that harm the earth's protective ozone layer and contribute to global warming. Fresh & Easy opened...

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...

2010-09-15 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...


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