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Minichannel Devices for Low Charge Refrigerating Systems

Davide Del Col, Marco Azzolin, Stefano Bortolin, Alberto CavalliniDipartimento di Ingegneria Industriale – University of [...]

Heat Pump performance boost with the use of solar collectors

Professor Tariq Muneer, Edinburgh Napier UniversityAymeric Girard a* , Lorraine McCauley b a* Faculty of [...]

Ammonia: The Refrigerant of the Future

Bruce BadgerIIAR President It may seem odd to call ammonia – a refrigerant first used [...]

Nexus of Survival

Janos MatéSenior ConsultantGreenpeace InternationalPolitical Business Unit Human survival, in fact the survival of life as [...]

A cap and phase-down of F-Gases is the most cost-effective measure to reduce direct emissions from heating and cooling

Brussels – October 2012: Fluorinated gases currently contribute 1.1% to global greenhouse gas emissions, and [...]

Refrigeration Main Challenges

Didier COULOMBInternational Institute of Refrigeration (IIR) 1. Refrigeration is increasingly necessary 1.1. Refrigeration is necessary [...]

Research on A New District Heating Method Combined with Hot Water Driven Ground Source Absorption Heat Pump

Zhang Qunli[1], Di Hongfa[2], Hu Wangyang[3](1 Beijing University of Civil Engineering and Architecture, Beijing, 100044)(2 [...]

Risks Inherent in the Use of Counterfeit Refrigerants

Intergovernmental Organization for the Development of Refrigeration International Institute of Refrigeration177 Bd Malesherbes – 75017 [...]

Broadening Our Horizons

Thomas Watson, P.E., Fellow ASHRAE, Life Member2012-13 ASHRAE President This year, ASHRAE is emphasizing that [...]

New Components and Equipment in Relation to Energy Saving and Environmental Issues: Equipment, energy and environmental issues

SUMMARY Energy consumption is a major concern for both governments and consumers. Developing technologies and [...]