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The backers of the Global Cooling Prize have announced the eight finalists who will compete for the top prize of one million dolllars. Runners up will meanwhile compete for prizes worth a further $2 million in total. Entrants were assessed on their technology’s ability to offer at least five times lower climate impact than that of the baseline AC unit of a 5.3 kW fixed speed split AC unit with an Energy Efficiency Ratio (EER) of 3.5 and using R410A refrigerant with a GWP of 2088.
The finalists for the Global Cooling Prize reveal a diverse range of approaches to reducing carbon output
Cross Rental Services Group has acquired Swegon Hire UK.
RAC’s Cooling Business of the Year award is unique in that it seeks to recognise firms as businesses, looking at how they develop their staff; their work in the community; their efforts at compliance and raising standards; alongside innovation, project and customer service.
Montreal Protocol parties to discuss sustainable cold chain, global HFC phasedown and rise in R11 emissions
Meeting in Rome this week (4-8 November) will consider what actions should be taken to build on Kigali Amendment to reduce global warming
Cool for School will seek to get Key Stage 3 pupils involved in refrigeration experiments
Retailer Central England Co-operative has partnered with Chemours on a live trial of the very-low-GWP HFO, R454C, at its new convenience store at Langley Park, Derbyshire.
Day-long event will help contractors understand handling and standards
Diverse manufacturer GEA said it is exploring a possible sale of GEA Bock as part of the group’s continued focus on its strategic core markets – the food, chemical and pharmaceutical industries.
R454A system in Trafford Park store claims efficiency improvement over natural alternatives