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PLATINUM SPONSORS
CARRIERvisit website

Founded by the inventor of modern air conditioning, Carrier is the world’s leader in high-technology heating, air-conditioning and refrigeration solutions and part of UTC Climate, Controls & Security, a unit of United Technologies Corp., a leading provider to the aerospace and building systems industries worldwide.

HILLPHOENIXvisit website

Hillphoenix’s mission is to provide fresh, innovative customer-centric solutions that help their customers stay relevant and competitively differentiated. This vision inspires Hillphoenix to become the recognized global leader in creative, flexible and responsible innovations in retail refrigeration. These values drive the company's restless spirit to deliver fresh thinking and responsible solutions. The leading North American manufacturer of CO2 equipment, Hillphoenix designs and manufactures commercial refrigerated display cases and specialty products, refrigeration and power systems, provides training and design services through The Learning and Design Centers and Energy Services through The AMS Group. Hillphoenix Inc., a Dover Company, is based in Conyers (Ga).

PANASONICvisit website

Panasonic is known throughout the world for manufacturing high quality, reliable products.

In 2010, Panasonic acquired Sanyo Electric and since then continues Sanyo's expertise in CO2 refrigeration and heat pump technology. The former Sanyo had developed the world's first CO2 rotary 2-stage compression compressor that uses the CO2 found in the natural world as a refrigerant.

MAYEKAWAvisit website

Mayekawa is a world leading supplier of industrial cooling & freezing systems, refrigeration compressors, and heat pumps. It actively promotes the "Natural Five" refrigerants, among them CO2, ammonia, and hydrocarbons, for air conditioning, freezing, and cold storage.

Mayekawa freezing and refrigeration technology is built on decades of experience in designing and installing refrigeration plants globally. Based on this technology the company have focused on countering global warming and ozone depletion. Mayekawa manufactures products for the improvement of safety, energy efficiency and the utilization of natural refrigerants.

BITZERvisit website

BITZER is a global leader in the manufacture of screw, scroll and semi-hermetic reciprocating compressors for commercial A/C and refrigeration applications. Their natural refrigerant portfolio includes compressors designed for CO2 and ammonia. BITZER began producing CO2 compressors in 1998 and has a wide range of UL approved sub-critical compressors and trans-critical models. BITZER US also manufactures ASME certified receivers for CO2 applications.

BITZER offers open drive screw and reciprocating compressors for ammonia applications, and BITZER US recently launched a line of ammonia screw packages ranging from 15 – 600 tons.

GOLD SPONSORS
FRIGO-CONSULTING visit website

Frigo-Consulting is a global leader in CO2 technology. In addition to supporting its customers as a consultant, it represents their interests and deal with authorities and refrigeration companies (suppliers) as a client representative. As an engineering company with no affiliation to specific products or services, Frigo-Consulting is well-acquainted with the entire range of available technologies and with the market for components and systems. This comprehensive overview of the market enables the company to offer the best, most cost-effective and most efficient solution.

Frigo-Consulting has its headquarter located in Bern. Two other branch offices are located in Switzerland (Lausanne, Zurich) as well as four branch offices across Europe (Italy, Poland, Romania and Spain). Since 1988, the highly successful company executes a wide range of projects for renowned clients and employs more than 35 qualified specialists, each with exceptional ability, specific expertise and longstanding experience.

CARNOT REFRIGERATIONvisit website

Carnot Refrigeration was established in 2008 with the goal of addressing several issues in the supermarket sector : increasing energy costs, uncontrollable leaks of polluting refrigerants, redundant maintenance costs, lack of reliability of systems etc. Thanks to a gradual and thorough innovation process, Carnot Refrigeration succeeded to design and develop an optimal CO2 refrigeration system, now recognized by many associations and clients (GreenChill, ASHRAE, Green Building Council etc.). It has taken the lead in its field by creating eco-efficient CO2 systems, providing high-efficiency options such as heat reclaim or innovative defrost processes. Carnot Refrigeration is the company with the most GreenChill platinum-level certifications and one of the most experienced companies in CO2 refrigeration in North America, meeting the needs of supermarkets, refrigerated warehouses as well as sports facilities (arenas).

ADVANSORvisit website

Established in 2006, Advansor is one of Europe’s leading manufacturers of CO2 thermal systems for heating and cooling in supermarkets, combined heat and power plants, refrigeration and freezing facilities, the food processing industry as well as air conditioning for office buildings.

In addition Advansor offers analysis and consulting services to ensure optimal energy and cost savings. End of 2011 Advansor was acquired by Hill PHOENIX Inc. generating a combined figure of 600 CO2 systems in supermarkets in the US, Canada and Europe.

HEATCRAFT WORLDWIDE REFRIGERATIONvisit website

Heatcraft Worldwide Refrigeration provides climate-control solutions for commercial refrigeration and industrial applications in more than 70 countries. It manufactures unit coolers, condensers, compressorized racks, condensing units, refrigeration systems and supermarket display cases through market-leading brands, including North America brands of Bohn, Larkin, Climate Control, Chandler, and Kysor/Warren.

Heatcraft Worldwide Refrigeration is a business segment of Lennox International Inc., a leading global provider of climate-control solutions.

CAREL INDUSTRIESvisit website

CAREL is a world leader in control solutions for air-conditioning, refrigeration and heating, and systems for humidification and evaporative cooling. CAREL's products are designed to bring energy savings and its solutions are used in commercial, industrial and residential applications.

Founded in Italy in 1973, the CAREL Group has over 1000 employees. Around 80% of sales are from exports, through an extensive sales and customer support network. Specifically, the company has operations in the Americas (North, Central and South), Asia Pacific, Africa and Europe, operating globally through 19 subsidiaries and 7 production plants.

SANDEN MANUFACTURING EUROPEvisit website

World specialist of hot and refrigerating technologies, the Japanese group SANDEN is recognized as one of the main actors in the different areas of thermodynamics application. SANDEN develops and manufactures complete systems of automotive air conditioning, beverage dispensers, refrigerated showcases and heating equipment.

Their factory in Tinténiac, in Brittany, France and its technical centre have developed the latest generation of heat pumps producing sanitary hot water based on the CO2 technology.

SANDEN MANUFACTURINGvisit website

World specialist of hot and refrigerating technologies, the Japanese group SANDEN is recognized as one of the main actors in the different areas of thermodynamics application. SANDEN develops and manufactures complete systems of automotive air conditioning, beverage dispensers, refrigerated showcases and heating equipment.

Their factory in Tinténiac, in Brittany, France and its technical centre have developed the latest generation of heat pumps producing sanitary hot water based on the CO2 technology (More information here: http://www.sanden-europe.fr).

SYSTEMES LMPvisit website

"Made in Quebec” is a symbol of Systemes LMP’s commitment to quality. For well over a decade, the company has been among the market leaders in manufacturing energy-efficient and reliable cooling modules and heat recovery systems for commercial and industrial refrigeration. Systemes LMP provides one of the most adaptable transcritical refrigeration solutions on the market, tailor-made solutions to fit specific customer needs. One of the company’s priorities is environmental sustainability, which is reflected in its products optimised for natural refrigerant CO2.

EPTAvisit website

Epta’s core expertise is the design, production, installation and maintenance of complete systems for commercial refrigeration, including refrigerated display units, powerpacks and cold rooms. The plug-in and remote cabinets are designed to satisfy the varying requirements of the global market: maximum energy efficiency and sustainability, competitive display ratio, innovative design, merchandising and ergonomics and a customised look.

The company boasts seven highly established and authoritative brands: Costan, Bonnet Névé, George Barker, Eurocryor, Misa, Iarp and Knudsen Køling. Epta is a partner of choice for retailers seeking for: Turnkey solutions, single refrigeration units for their commercial space and after-sales services.

SANDEN visit website

The SANDEN Group is a global leader in heating & cooling technologies, designing and manufacturing automotive air-conditioning systems, vending machines, commercial refrigeration systems, residential heat pumps and other environmental systems.

With more than 13,000 people and 54 locations in 23 countries and regions, SANDEN has been committed in delivering high quality solutions responding to the needs of its customers. SANDEN is at the forefront of environmental protection, through sustainable manufacturing practices and continuous enhancement of product durability and energy efficiency.

Since 2009, SANDEN has been a leading player in CO2 technology, which uses natural, non-toxic, non-flammable and climate-friendly CO2 refrigerant (R744). SANDEN CO2 Technology based offer includes in-house made compressors, flexible cooling modules and a wide range of systems for retail & light commercial refrigeration, industrial cooling and domestic heating.

EMERSON CLIMATE TECHNOLOGIESvisit website

Emerson Climate Technologies, a business segment of Emerson, is one of the world's leading provider of heating, air conditioning and refrigeration solutions for residential, industrial and commercial applications. The group combines best-in-class technology with proven engineering, design, distribution, educational and monitoring services to provide customized, integrated climate-control solutions for customers worldwide. The innovative solutions of Emerson Climate Technologies, which include industry-leading brands such as Copeland ScrollTM and White-RodgersTM, improve human comfort, safeguard food and protect the environment.

HUSSMANNvisit website

Since 1906, Hussmann has provided products, services and solutions for preserving and merchandising fresh food. It is recognized throughout the world as a leader in manufacturing, selling, installing and servicing display equipment and refrigeration systems for customers in the food retail industry.The company serves several key markets, including supermarkets, mass merchants, convenience stores, drug stores, dollar and discount stores and foodservice operations. Hussmann enables excellence in food retailing by providing innovative solutions in areas such as merchandising, energy effiiciency and sustainability, food quality and integrity, refrigeration, design and engineering, service and installation, and improving retail performance. 

Hussmann has also formed an alliance with a leading Canadian supplier of cooling modules and heat recovery systems, Systemes LMP, to provide customized solutions for transcritical CO2 systems. 

LUVATAvisit website

Luvata is a world leading metal solutions and engineering services provider. Luvata's solutions are used in industries such as renewable energy, power generation, automotive, medicine, air-conditioning, industrial refrigeration and consumer products. Employing over 6,300 staff in 18 countries, Luvata works in partnership with customers such as Siemens, Carrier, CERN and Toyota.

"ECO Heat Transfer Coolers" is the Luvata HTS division brand (Heat Transfer Solutions) that identifies one of the most complete ranges of unit coolers available to the market, and is reference point for the natural refrigerant sector.

The "ECO Heat Transfer Coolers" cover a range of applications for CO2, from Unit Coolers of every size and function, to traditional "Gas Coolers", "Flat Bed", "V-Shaped" or "Packaged", the latter supplied with sound and weatherproof compressor housing. All units fully respond to the levels of flexibility, efficiency and reliability demanded by an industry that is in continuous evolution.

Luvata completes its offer with a wide range of unit coolers for industrial applications (ICN-IDN) that utilize NH3 (Ammonia).

THERMO KINGvisit website

Thermo King, a brand of Ingersoll Rand, is leader in solutions for temperature-controlled transport, supplying the world market from 10 production facilities. Sales and service is provided by a global dealer network of 865 distributors world-wide. The company offers a wide range of refrigeration and heating units for vehicles of all sizes, from small vans to large trailers, as well as airborne and ocean-going containers. In addition Thermo King provides heating, ventilation and air-conditioning equipment for passenger buses and railcars.

MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES, LTD.visit website

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) has been at the cutting edge in the development of refrigeration and air conditioning systems for more than 80 years. Today, the company continues to innovate and introduce new technologies that achieve high levels of efficiency in all of its products using CO2.

MHI's range of products include its new air-to-water heat pumps and award winning large capacity centrifugal chillers, which are internationally recognised as one of the most energy efficient cooling systems available.

MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES AIR-CONDITIONERS AUSTRALIA (MHIAA)visit website

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Air-conditioners Australia (MHIAA) is the wholly owned subsidiary of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries of Japan. MHI air-conditioners have been sold in Australia from 1975 and MHIAA have successfully supplied RAC, PAC and VRF air conditioners to the Australian and New Zealand market for over 15 years. It will bring the cutting edge Q-ton air-to-water heat pump that uses CO2 as the refrigerant and is ideal for commercial applications to the Australian and New Zealand market.

MAYEKAWA AUSTRALIA visit website

Mayekawa Australia was established in Sydney, during the year 1984. The New Zealand branch was opened in 1994. The organisation maintains a reputation for dedicated sales and support of compressors and components, as well as servicing their customer base with a vast range of parts and technical support.

As part of the global Mayekawa organisation, its mission is to ensure their products contribute to food safety, taste, quality, affordability and stable supply by providing a variety of technologies that are labour efficient, add value, facilitate new product development, save energy and are environmentally friendly.

HEATCRAFT AUSTRALIAvisit website

Heatcraft Worldwide Refrigeration provides climate-control solutions for commercial refrigeration and industrial applications in more than 70 countries. It manufactures unit coolers, condensers, compressorized racks, condensing units, refrigeration systems and supermarket display cases through market-leading brands, including North America brands of Bohn, Larkin, Climate Control, Chandler, and Kysor/Warren.

Heatcraft Worldwide Refrigeration is a business segment of Lennox International Inc., a leading global provider of climate-control solutions.

DANFOSSvisit website

Danfoss engineers technologies that enable the world of tomorrow to do more with less. Danfoss meets the growing need for infrastructure, food supply, energy efficiency and climate-friendly solutions. Its products and services are used in areas such as refrigeration, air conditioning, heating, motor control and mobile machinery. The company is also active in the field of renewable energy as well as district heating infrastructure for cities and urban communities. Its innovative engineering dates back to 1933, and today Danfoss is a world-leader serving customers in more than 100 countries. This includes leading the industry in the adoption of natural and low-GWP refrigerants, including ammonia, CO2 and hydrocarbons.

G√ľNTNERvisit website

Güntner is a global supplier and technological leader in heat transfer technology for commercial refrigeration, industrial refrigeration, HVAC, and energy & process cooling applications. Company products include coolers, evaporators, air-cooled condensers, dry coolers, adiabatic coolers/condensers, and evaporative condensers. Güntner manufactures these products in Europe, Asia and the Americas. Regardless of where Güntner's products are made, they meet the same high quality standards that apply throughout the company.

EMBRACOvisit website

Embraco, headquartered in Brazil, is a world leader in innovation and one of the largest manufacturers of hermetic compressors for refrigeration. Embraco has manufacturing facilities and offices in the United States, Brazil, Italy, China, Slovakia, Mexico and Russia, and has an annual production capacity of 39 million compressors. Embraco’s mission is to provide innovative solutions for a better quality of life, and is committed to researching, developing and providing the most energy-efficient products.

SPX COOLING TECHNOLOGIESvisit website

SPX Cooling Technologies, Inc. is a leading global manufacturer of cooling towers, evaporative fluid coolers, evaporative condensers and air cooled heat exchangers providing full-service cooling solutions and support to customers in the power generation, petrochemical, industrial, refrigeration, and heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) markets for more than 100 years. SPX Cooling Technologies and its product brands are part of SPX Corporation.

SCANTEC REFRIGERATION TECHNOLOGIESvisit website

Scantec Refrigeration Technologies specialize in the design, installation, automation and servicing of industrial and commercial refrigeration plants predominantly employing environmentally benign natural refrigerants such as NH3 and CO2. In 2000 Scantec installed the first subcritical CO2 based refrigeration system in the Southern hemisphere. In 2003 Scantec pioneered large scale, central low charge NH3 refrigeration systems through completion of a state of the art installation servicing a 10,000 m² cold store. The superior energy performance of Scantec low charge NH3 systems has now been proven in practical installations in most major Australian cities. In 2012 Scantec installed the first Australian ammonia (NH3) based commercial air conditioning system in a public administration building in Brisbane.

SILVER SPONSORS
GEAvisit website

GEA is one of the largest suppliers of process technology for the food industry and for a wide range of other industries. As an international technology group, the company focuses on world-leading process solutions and components for sophisticated production processes. As one of the leading manufacturers of compression condensing units for stationary and mobile refrigeration and air conditioning, GEA offers products for commercial and industrial application and is known for its high quality. GEA’s product range spans solutions for all three natural refrigerants: CO2 (R744), ammonia and hydrocarbons.



BLUPURAvisit website

Blupura is an Italian manufacturer of high quality and high design drinking water coolers and water fountains. The company follows an eco-friendly philosophy: the cold water produced by their water coolers is not only an affordable, efficient and safe alternative to bottled water, but Blupura is also the first water-cooler manufacturer in the world to use compressors with natural refrigerant gases (R290) with zero impact on global warming. Known as the Hospitality Specialist, Blupura provides the Fontemagna models for the Horeca industry, the City range contains outdoor and indoor fountains, and Wave water-coolers are designed for the office. Within its product range Blupura has added Blusoda, the smallest high-end water cooler for the domestic sector that works with a natural refrigerant gas. For the North American market in particular, Blupura offers both drinking water coolers and water fountains with R290 (110 V).


AXIMA REFRIGERATIONvisit website

Axima Refrigeration is market leader in industrial refrigeration and also active in commercial cooling & transport cooling. With over 35 years of experience, our service and maintenance department has a solid reputation. Axima Refrigeration focuses on ecology, energy and economy, offering innovative concepts and sustainable, energy efficient & ecological solutions, taking into account the return on investment of the technical installations.

ITOMICvisit website

Over a half century, Nihon Itomic has been considered a forerunner as a manufacturer producing electric water heaters for industrial use in Japan with a dominant market share of 70%. The company is committed to full customer satisfaction with expertise in technology and innovative ideas, and more importantly is conscious about safety and making products environmentally friendly. Nihon Itomic is proud to proclaim that Itomic was the very first manufacturer to launch a commercial Eco-cute (CO2 heat pump water heater) on the world market in 2002.

SCM FRIGOvisit website

Founded in 1979, SCM Frigo initially manufactured components for refrigeration and special refrigerating systems. Since then, the company has developed a wide product range, including condensing units, power packs and chillers, for both indoor and outdoor installation. In 2004, the manufacturer presented a renewed range of units, with substantial technical and construction improvements for a CO2 subcritical production line. The CO2 line was extended in 2005 with a transcritical line and in 2008 with a CO2 transcritical booster line as well.

TRUE MANUFACTURINGvisit website

For over 65 years, True Manufacturing has been an industry leader in commercial refrigeration and continues to exceed customer's expectations because of its high standards in customer service, quality materials, design, availability and performance. True has the unique ability to adjust swiftly and decisively to market trends and employ new strategies for meeting customers’ needs. True was one of the original EPA SNAP submitters for hydrocarbon use in commercial refrigeration and is committed to the use of “Natural Refrigerants,” that exceed customer demands for quality, efficiency and sustainability.

CUBIGEL COMPRESSORSvisit website

Cubigel Compressors® is the brand of Huayi Group for the light commercial refrigeration market. Huayi Group is the largest compressor manufacturer of the world. Cubigel Compressors® products are designed and manufactured by the Spanish branch Huayi Compressor Barcelona, which counts with more than 50 years of experience and European quality production.

The company offers a wide range of compressors from 2.4cc up to 34cc that are suitable for Natural Refrigerants like propane (R290) and isobutane (R600a), which have being introduced in commercial refrigeration applications such as bottle coolers and freezers, not only due to the replacement of HFCs refrigerants which have a high impact on the environment, but also because it is more efficient in terms of performance and applications energy consumption.

BALTIMORE AIRCOIL COMPANYvisit website

For over seven decades, Baltimore Aircoil Company has been dedicated to the development of innovative, cost effective heat transfer solutions for its customers. This has established BAC as a global leader of factory assembled evaporative heat rejection and thermal storage equipment. Ongoing investment in research, combined with an advanced R&D laboratory facility enables BAC to consistently offer technology and products to meet developing industry demands.

PARKER HANNIFINvisit website

Parker Hannifin provides comfort and convenience through refrigeration and air conditioning. With extensive engineering expertise in motion and control, market leading breadth of product, and unequaled global distribution, Parker Hannifin provides innovative components and complete systems suitable for CO2, hydrocarbons and ammonia refrigerants to customers worldwide. Its Micro Thermo TechnologiesTM products such as case controller and rack control solutions have been providing food retailers and convenience stores with advanced CO2 control in North America for over a decade.

The Sporlan Division is one of the preferred component suppliers of the refrigeration and air conditioning industry. Sporlan’s success is built on a history of innovation, from pioneering selective charges for expansion valves, to its current precision step motor technology and electronic “smart” valves.

YAMATO CORPORATIONvisit website

YAMATO Co. Ltd. is an engineering company specializing in planning, designing, installation and maintenance for freeze and refrigeration facilities and HVAC. For these two areas, YAMATO Co. Ltd. originally developed a thermal heat storage system, accumulating thermal energy during nighttime for daytime loads, to achieve daytime electricity saving. Patented Ultra Eco-Ice System (UEI) is adapted by customers in Japan where it helps reduce daytime electric power demand significantly, improve energy efficiency and reduce running cost. UEI system introduces brine on secondary side and this way significantly reduces HFC refrigerant charge and its leakage.

NIHON NETSUGEN SYSTEMS CO., LTD.visit website

Nihon Netsugen Systems Co. Ltd., a Japanese manufacturer of refrigeration systems using screw compressors, such as heat pumps, provides made-to-order systems for both industrial refrigeration and air conditioning for buildings. The company offers high-efficiency CO2 and NH3 systems for sectors such as the food industry, chemical plants and automobile industry. Nihon Netsugen Systems has a strong partnership with the GEA group in Germany, using GEA’s latest technologies in most of its systems.

SPACE ENGINEERING SERVICESvisit website

Established in 1988 by a group of engineers, Space Engineering Services has developed into a nationwide provider of Refrigeration and Building Services, including the manufacture of refrigeration plant technology. To date, the company has manufactured, upgraded and installed over 4,000 packaged plant solutions, including circa 400 CO2 packs. Through in-house CO2 training sessions, Space Engineering ensures that its engineers have the skills to deliver ongoing service and maintenance for these systems.

JOHNSON CONTROLSvisit website

Johnson Controls delivers products, services and solutions that increase energy efficiency and lower operating costs in buildings for more than one million customers. Operating from 500 branch offices in more than 150 countries, the company is a leading provider of equipment, controls and services for heating, ventilating, air-conditioning, refrigeration and security systems. Johnson Controls has been involved in more than 500 renewable energy projects including solar, wind and geothermal technologies. Its solutions have reduced carbon dioxide emissions by 16 million metric tons and generated savings of $7.5 billion since 2000. Many of the world’s largest companies rely on them to manage 1.5 billion square feet of their commercial real estate.

AHT COOLING SYSTEMSvisit website

AHT - the “green” manufacturer. For more than 30 years, the Austrian refrigeration and deep freeze specialist AHT Cooling Systems has successfully supplied the worldwide market with high-quality and reliable ready-to-use refrigerators and freezers for trade, business and gastronomy and has all well-known supermarket, discount and trade chains worldwide as its customers. At the company’s headquarters in Rottenmann, Austria as well as in the production plants in Changshu, PRC and Navegantes (SC), Brasil, around 1.500 employees manufacture more than 250,000 eco-oriented and energy-saving plug-in units each year, and the trend is increasing.

CIMCO REFRIGERATIONvisit website

CIMCO’s product offering includes packaged refrigeration systems using screw, reciprocating, rotary, centrifugal or oil-free compressors designed for various refrigerants including R744 and R717. More widely known for their ammonia technology used in warehouses and their ECO CHILL ice-rink solutions, CIMCO also works in collaboration with their suppliers to develop NH3/CO2 systems for mainstream industrial adoption.

CIMCO was founded in 1913 as The Canadian Ice Machine Company Ltd and in 1969 was purchased by Toromont Industries Ltd, a public Canadian company traded on the T.S.E. CIMCO Refrigeration’s headquarters and main manufacturing facility is located in Toronto, Ontario, with secondary assembly plants located in Alabama, Nova Scotia, and Alberta. The company has sales and service offices in every major city in Canada and various strategic locations covering the USA.

GENENTECHvisit website

Genentech Inc., is a biotechnology corporation, founded in 1976 by venture capitalist Robert A. Swanson and biochemist Dr. Herbert Boyer. For more than 30 years, Genentech has been following the science, seeking solutions to unmet medical needs. As a proud member of the Roche Group, Genentech make medicines to treat patients with serious medical conditions.

Genentech, headquartered in South San Francisco, California, is the first end-user to support ATMOsphere America to visibly promote and lend its name to shecco's efforts towards natural refrigerants.

EOS CLIMATEvisit website

EOS Climate's mission is to help customers maximize the useful life of their refrigerants while ensuring those refrigerants never end up in the atmosphere. In treating refrigerants as assets, EOS creates financial value for refrigerant end-users, while helping the environment. EOS Climate has core competencies in developing and managing economic and financial structures that transform markets and create incentives for environmental best practices. 

GARDEN CITY AMMONIA PROGRAM (GCAP)visit website

Garden City Ammonia Program (GCAP) is a privately owned industrial refrigeration school dealing with natural refrigerants. It has live running systems in its labs for each division: ammonia refrigeration, CO2 refrigeration, steam boilers and PSM/RMP compliance. GCAP's spectrum of training is customized towards a range of customers from quick start with no experience to the seasoned operator. Recognized as one of the top premier programs in the U.S., GCAP works in permanent coordination with industry experts and end users providing training for over 650 different companies.

DORIN visit website

Officine Mario Dorin is a company established in 1918, manufacturing compressors since 1932.

Based in the area of Florence (Tuscany), Italy, DORIN reaches all over the world thanks to its commercial partnerships and internal technical-commercial personnel, being present in more than 90 countries with 70,000+ compressors per year.

DORIN is well known for its advanced innovations, being a reference for CO2 transcritical applications since 1990’s. Today DORIN is one of the leader in CO2 refrigeration technology with several tens of thousands of compressors running in the field, offering the widest CO2 compressor range available in the market.

TEMPRITEvisit website

The Temprite tradition of innovation continues with energy-efficient coalescent and conventional oil separators for every type of refrigerant. Temprite’s 920 & 920R Series of coalescent oil separators are compatible with both ammonia (NH3) refrigerant systems and subcritical CO2 systems. The 130 Series of coalescent oil separators is designed specifically for transcritical CO2. Every Temprite product is engineered and manufactured to enable improved refrigeration system thermal efficiency, reduce carbon emissions and provide the highest possible return on investment. Temprite products are the solution to rising energy costs, longer system life and reduced carbon emissions.

IBP GROUPvisit website

The IBP Group is a globally focused business encompassing the design, manufacture and supply of plumbing fittings, valves and bathroom products. With a heritage dating back to 1873, the business has developed over the decades through acquisition and development into the IBP Group of today. It is headquartered in the UK with European production facilities serving commercial offices across the globe.

One of the IBP Group's leading brands is Conex Bänninger, a leading European plumbing fittings and valves manufacturer founded in 1909 that supplies innovative plumbing solutions. Conex Bänninger specialises in providing a wide range of plumbing fittings for customers in the domestic, commercial, industrial, HVAC and shipbuilding markets worldwide. A dedicated OEM division specialises in bespoke fabrications and assemblies for a broad cross section of customers.

TRIPLEAQUAvisit website

TripleAqua is a world wide patented heat pump system, designed for heating and cooling of medium and large size buildings. The system operates on pure water and the natural hydrocarbon refrigerant propæne and is perfectly suitable for both new and refurbished buildings. Part of the innovation is the ultra efficient thermal transfer and the easiness of the system. Thanks to its flexible design and energy efficiency improvements, TripleAqua allows for significant reductions in construction costs of 25% and decreases in operation costs by at least 50% compared to other heat pumps. The TripleAqua system will officially be launched at ATMOsphere Europe 2015.

LU-VE GROUPvisit website

The LU-VE name has become the international reference point for all that is best in the design, production and sales of heat exchangers and other components for equipment used in commercial and industrial refrigeration, air conditioning, industrial applications and close control air conditioning.
The LU-VE Group of today, with its headquarters in Uboldo (Varese), Italy, has been made possible thanks to a continuous process of cultural and technological innovation starting in 1928 and still continuing strongly now. The strength of the Group lies in its 10 production facilities and 13 sales companies.

WIELAND GROUPvisit website

The Wieland Group, with headquarters in Ulm, is one of the world's well-known manufacturers of semi-finished and special products in copper and copper alloys, such as strip, sheet, tubes, rods, wires and sections. Special products include slide bearings, finned tubes and heat exchangers.

As an international company, Wieland has manufacturing companies, slitting centres and trading companies in many European countries as well as in the USA, in South Africa, Singapore, China and India. The global workforce of the Wieland Group is approx. 6,800 strong of which 4,400 are employed in Germany.

As one of the leading copper tube manufacturers, Wieland can draw on a broad assortment of copper tubes for industrial applications.

STELLARvisit website

Stellar is a fully integrated design, engineering, construction and mechanical services firm that provides the industry’s most comprehensive range of self-performed services, including planning, design, preconstruction, construction, refrigeration, mechanical and utility, building envelope, and total operations and maintenance services. Stellar creates award-winning food processing plants, refrigerated warehouses, distribution centers, commercial buildings and military facilities.

EXXONMOBIL visit website

ExxonMobil is a leading marketer of fuels, finished lubricants, asphalts and specialty products as well as one of the world's largest suppliers of lubricant base stocks. Mobil-branded lubricants are specifically engineered to increase the productivity of equipment through enhanced reliability and sustainability, while helping to increase safety by reducing unscheduled downtime.

With the growing trend towards natural refrigerants (ammonia, CO2 and HCs), the availability of high-performance lubricants to meet sector requirements has never been more significant. ExxonMobil has endeavoured to respond to these demands and trends with a wide range of globally available products, such as the Mobil Gargoyle Arctic SHC 200 that is suitable for CO2 non- or low-miscible applications.

GORDON BROTHERS INDUSTRIESvisit website

Gordon Brothers are an Industrial Refrigeration contracting, service and manufacturing organisation operating from 8 offices across Australia. They have designed, installed and serviced ammonia refrigeration systems since 1917 and in recent years have installed and serviced the largest CO2 – Ammonia cascade systems in Australia. Gordon Brothers promotes the safe application of natural refrigerants wherever possible.

EVAPCOvisit website

EVAPCO is a worldwide leader in the design and manufacture of industrial refrigeration system components. The company offers a broad line of ammonia and CO2 air unit evaporators, critical process air systems, evaporative condensers, packaged recirculators, pressure vessels, and has recently introduced the NEW Evapcold Low Charge Refrigeration (LCR) product line. The LCR product for refrigeration systems significantly reduces the ammonia charge and the associated risk. Company products can be shipped from any of the 19 manufacturing facilities in 9 countries around the world.

With an on-going commitment to Research, Development and Sustainable Technology, EVAPCO provides among the most advanced products in the industry.

CLIMATE PROSvisit website

As a premier service provider, Climate Pros is dominating the industry with superior service, cutting edge technology, innovative solutions and highly motivated people. It is obtaining market share by doing "whatever it takes" in order to get the job done right the first time at the lowest possible cost to the customers.

Since 2006, Climate Pros, Inc. has grown to welcome the industry's finest customer partnerships. The two partners who own and manage the company have been active in the industry as technicians, supervisors, and managers for a total of over 35 years. From an industry insider perspective, the foundation of Climate Pros is built on respect and appreciation towards our customers and employees alike.

MUELLER INDUSTRIESvisit website

For over 80 years, Mueller Industries has been a market leader in the manufacturing of tube, fittings, valves and protection devices for the HVAC & Refrigeration industries. Known for quality, precision fit and reliable performance, Mueller's copper tubes and fittings are produced in accordance to the applicable ASTM/ASME specifications, and are suitable for higher pressure refrigerants such as CO2.

Mueller Industries, Inc. owns and operates manufacturing and distribution facilities located throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico, Great Britain, and China.

ISAvisit website

ISA was established in 1963 in Bastia Umbra (PG - Italy) and has since become a worldwide leader in the shop furnishings and professional refrigeration sectors. ISA works with a wide product range, including professional refrigeration products, including bottle coolers for Coca-Cola. The Group has 3 brand names (ISA, COF and TASSELLI) and operates 5 production facilities, for a total of 100 000 covered square meters, 4 400 of which are dedicated to the research and development centre (the Isa Research and Development Department) and a large showroom. The company’s production capacity exceeds one hundred thousand pieces per year, and it currently employs nearly one thousand workers.

SCHNEIDER ELECTRICvisit website

Schneider Electric is a global specialist in energy management and automation. With revenues of €25 billion in FY2014, our 170,000 employees serve customers in over 100 countries, helping them to manage their energy and process in ways that are safe, reliable, efficient and sustainable. From the simplest of switches to complex operational systems, our technology, software and services improve the way our customers manage and automate their operations. Our connected technologies will reshape industries, transform cities and enrich lives.

At Schneider Electric, we call this Life Is On.

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OBRIST ENGINEERINGvisit website

Obrist Engineering focuses on the development of environmentally friendly systems and components for air conditioning and heating, with a stronghold in the automotive market. The main activities over the last 10 years have been dedicated to the development of R744 compressors, but also other components for use in CO2 MAC systems, commercial and transport refrigeration, as well as heat pumps.

INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE OF REFRIGERATIONvisit website

The International Institute of Refrigeration (IIR) is the only independent intergovernmental science and technology based organization which promotes knowledge of all refrigeration fields from cryogenics to air conditioning, including liquefied gas, the cold chain, refrigeration processes and equipment, refrigerants and heat pumps. Key issues addressed by the IIR include food safety, health, energy saving and energy efficiency, global warming and ozone depletion.

ALFA LAVALvisit website

Alfa Laval is a leading global provider of specialised products and engineering solutions based on its key technologies of heat transfer, separation and fluid handling. It is present in nearly 100 countries. Alfa Laval is continously developing new heat exchanger solutions to support the transition towards natural refrigerants.

LEONARDO DA VINCI PROGRAMMEvisit website

The Leonardo da Vinci programme links policy to practice in the field of vocational education and training (VET). Projects range from those giving individuals the chance to improve their competences, knowledge and skills to Europe-wide co-operation between training organisations.

DANISH TECHNOLOGICAL INSTITUTEvisit website

The Danish Technological is one of the world’s largest self-owned and non-profit institutes supplying technological services, and disseminating research- and technologically-based knowledge for the Danish and international business sector. Its Centre for Refrigeration and Heat Pump Technology is a key player in developing CO2 projects.

SINTEF ENERGY RESEARCHvisit website

The SINTEF Group is the largest independent research organisation in Scandinavia. Its Energy Research department is building on expertise in refrigeration and heat pump technology using CO2 as a refrigerant within mobile air conditioning, industrial and commercial refrigeration, hot water heat pumps, and transport refrigeration since 1989.

LIMBURG CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY COLLEGEvisit website

KHLim has established a unit, called KHLim Quadri, which serves as a learning network for the industry and organisations. Within the department Industrial Sciences and Technology a "techniques of refrigeration" unit was established to organise seminars and trainings, and disseminate the results of projects. KHLim is the project leader for the NARECO2 project.

STAR REFRIGERATIONvisit website

Star Refrigeration, one of the UK’s largest independent industrial refrigeration engineering companies, is a Total Solutions Provider, focusing on refrigeration and air conditioning. With a continuous commitment to innovation and development, Star delivers cooling and heating solutions and services that help customers reduce operating cost and carbon emissions and increase efficiency.

Founded in 1970 in Glasgow, Star has an impressive track record in a variety of sectors including food processing, dairy, process cooling, pharmaceutical & petrochemical, retail, temperature controlled distribution, brewing & distilling, leisure & ice, building services and IT.

- The company also includes a technical advisory arm, Star Technical Solutions (STS), which operates as an independent consultancy, providing advice on refrigeration engineering issues.
- Star owns food freezing and chilling equipment specialist Starfrost and mechanical and electrical contractors Star M&E Solutions.
- Star offer their low charge ammonia packages to the US market and now manufacture in the USA. Their Azane range of low charge, packaged ammonia products are suitable for temperature controlled storage, process cooling and inline freezing applications.
- Star also offers an award-winning online training platform via their website http://www.i-know.com

GREEN & COOLvisit website

As one of the market’s leading suppliers of refrigeration systems that use environment-friendly carbon dioxide CO2 as a refrigerant, Green & Cool’s driving force is to achieve the lowest operational cost for green refrigeration on the market. Since 2007, high-quality carbon dioxide refrigeration is successfully distributed worldwide under the Green & Cool name.

LINDEvisit website

The Linde Group is a world leading gases and engineering company with approximately 63,500 employees working in around 100 countries worldwide. It is one of the world's largest refrigerant distributors.  Linde's refrigerants business operates in 5 continents, with more filling stations and retail outlets than any other company. Its wide portfolio of products includes the natural refrigerants CO2, Ammonia & Hydrocarbons.

ECOTHERMICS CORPORATIONvisit website

U.S. based EcoThermics Corporation has developed a family of CO2 compressors which are differentiated from other compressors by a scalable axial swashplate design platform, a much simpler compression mechanism with improved drive and lubrication mechanics and a robust suction and discharge valve design – resulting in cost, space, performance, durability, noise and vibration reduction advantages for OEMs in a variety of system applications.

GEA BOCK GMBHvisit website

GEA Bock GmbH is one of the leading manufacturers of compressors and condensing units for stationary and mobile refrigeration and air conditioning. Its products are known for its high quality and GEA Bock exclusively offers products for commercial and industrial applications. Bock's product range spans solutions for all three natural refrigerants: CO2 (R744), ammonia, and hydrocarbons.

GEA Bock is a company of GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft, one of the largest system provider for the production of food and energy with a group turnover of over 4,4 billion Euro.

HB PRODUCTSvisit website

HB is an innovative Danish company with 20+ years’ experience in developing and manufacturing sensors and controls for industrial NH3 and CO2 refrigeration systems. HB is further more supplier of private labeled capacity control sensors for major compressor manufacturer’s incl. JCI and GEA.

The basis for the activities of HB Products was founded in 1989 by encouragement from Sabroe A/S to the development of a special sensor to industrial refrigeration applications. In 2002, the opportunity to buy out the manufacturing activities from the mother company, Hans Buch & Co occurred and HB Products A/S was subsequently founded.

HB Products is certified according to EN ISO 9001:2008 and produces ATEX, cULus and IECEx certified products on request.

RSESvisit website

RSES, the Refrigeration Service Engineers Society, is one of the world's leading education, training and certification associations for heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration professionals. RSES credentials include the Active Specialized Member (SM), Certificate Member (CM) and Certificate Member Specialist (CMS) exam series (since 1935), and one of the largest EPA Section 608 programs in the industry. Founded in 1933, RSES is a non-profit organization of members in chapters in the U.S. and Canada, as well as affiliate organizations worldwide.

DSIvisit website

DSI, a leading manufacturer and designer of plate freezers based in Denmark. Founded in 1969, DSI (A/S Dybvad Stål Industri) initially concentrated on manufacturing steel components. Ten years later, the Danish company produced its first plate freezer. Today, DSI is a leading company solely involved in designing and manufacturing manually-operated and automatic plate freezers, which are suitable for use in onshore and marine installations. Using different natural refrigerants, DSI’s product range includes horizontal as well as vertical models.

ROBERTS OXYGENvisit website

Roberts Oxygen is a family owned independent distributor with 38 locations and a network of CO2 suppliers providing R744 refrigerant grade CO2, as well as compressed and specialty gases within the United States.
Roberts is an innovative distributor of R744 refrigerant grade CO2 in 50 pound cylinders, 1 1/2 to 3 3/4 ton Micro Bulk CO2 delivery trucks and large trailers. Our Micro Bulk CO2 trucks gives us greater flexibility to provide R744 in less than full size trailers or to restricted delivery areas. The CO2 is tested to insure the moisture level is below 10 PPM as required for R744 refrigerant grade CO2.

GALILEO TPvisit website

Established in the 1940s, Galileo TP systems have been developed, designed and built to operate in OEM facilities in accordance with global Company Wide Quality Control (CWQC), to grant maximum control in all phases of the industrial manufacturing processes from engineering to production, and to assure storage and transmission of all production work data.

Today, Galileo TP’s range is extremely varied and covers all applications for the needs of small, medium and large manufacturers by providing: leak detection systems (hydrocarbons, high pressures of CO2, helium, hydrogen, and others), evacuation systems, transfer pumps, distribution and recovery of fluids & gases, evacuating and refrigerant charging machines (hydrocarbons, CO2, HFC, HCFC, Oil), hydrocarbon safety management system, electrical safety compliance and performance test systems. In respect to environmental stewardship, Galileo TP provides helium reclaim systems, hydrocarbon charging and safety management systems and CO2 leak testing (high pressure) with CO2 charging systems.

OBRIST TECHNOLOGIESvisit website

Obrist Engineering focuses on the development of environmentally friendly systems and components for air conditioning and heating, with a stronghold in the automotive market. The main activities over the last 10 years have been dedicated to the development of R744 compressors, but also other components for use in CO2 MAC systems, commercial and transport refrigeration, as well as heat pumps.

EPTA REFRIGERATIONvisit website

Epta’s core expertise is the design, production, installation and maintenance of complete systems for commercial refrigeration, including refrigerated display units, powerpacks and cold rooms. The plug-in and remote cabinets are designed to satisfy the varying requirements of the global market: maximum energy efficiency and sustainability, competitive display ratio, innovative design, merchandising and ergonomics and a customised look.

The company boasts seven highly established and authoritative brands: Costan, Bonnet Névé, George Barker, Eurocryor, Misa, Iarp and Knudsen Køling. Epta is a partner of choice for retailers seeking for: Turnkey solutions, single refrigeration units for their commercial space and after-sales services.

MULTICONSULTvisit website

Multiconsult has 100 years of experience with consulting engineering in Norway and abroad. The company maintains its high competence through participation in research and development work. Multiconsult is affiliated to the Federation of Consulting Engineers – FIDIC.

Multiconsult´s business areas include:
- Buildings & Properties
- Industry
- Oil & Gas
- Transportation & Infrastructure
- Energy
- Environment & Society

National center of competence in the field of refrigeration and heat pumping systems. “Best at refrigeration”

KAWASAKIvisit website

Kawasaki Thermal Engineering is one of the group companies of Kawasaki Heavy Industries (KHI).
KTE is commited to improving environment for living and industry through our Absorption Chillers and Packaged Boilers.

Kawasaki KTE is the pioneer of absorption chillers in HVAC and industrial fields supplying chilled / hot water. Absorption chillers use water as refrigerant having no global warming potential. Kawasaki's products contribute to achieving environmentally sustainable air-conditioning all over the world.

HANSEN TECHNOLOGIESvisit website

Hansen Technologies offers a complete line of innovative industrial refrigeration solutions including multi-valve stations, control valves, shut-off and solenoid valves, pressure-relief valves and regulators, pumps, auto-purgers, defrost and liquid level controls, and safety detection systems.

TECUMSEH PRODUCTS COMPANYvisit website

Tecumseh Products Company is an industry leader in developing compressors and condensing units that utilize hydrocarbon refrigerants R290 (propane) and R600a (isobutane). Tecumseh has been producing HC refrigerant-ready compressors for more than 12 years, mostly in Europe and South America. Today, its family of eco-friendly compressors numbers more than 150 models, including the globally available AE2 fractional horsepower compressor for commercial refrigeration.

SWEPvisit website

Swep has developed a Brazed Plate Heat Exchanger for Gas Cooler Applications. For manufacturers of industrial and transport cooling and supermarket refrigeration systems, who utilize environmentally friendly refrigerants, the B17 provides reliable performance for transcritical pressures.

ENEXvisit website

Enex is specialised in the design and manufacturing of refrigeration systems and high-efficiency heat pumps using natural refrigerants, particularly Carbon Dioxide (CO2).

As a pioneer in CO2 applications for many years, Enex has gained remarkable experience and knowledge in various design solutions. Through intense R&D activities and advanced concepts with high energy-saving potential, Enex has brought efficiency solutions to market which are now ready for widespread use.

SETTALA GASvisit website

Settala Gas is a leading manufacturer of environmentally friendly hydrocarbon propellants branded PURIFAIR and hydrocarbon pure gases with high purities for scientific and laboratory uses. Founded in 1966, the company is based in Italy and specialised also in the production of hydrocarbons refrigerants branded PURIFRIGOR. This is a valid, economical and ecological substitute for CFC, HCFC and HFC. Part of the PURIFRIGOR range is R290 and R600a, environmentally friendly refrigerants used by manufacturers of domestic and industrial refrigerators.

CTAvisit website

CTA’s refrigeration group is a U.S. leader in next-generation “natural” refrigeration systems. CTA is involved in several projects using natural refrigerants and has also designed and commissioned the first supermarket to use 100% natural refrigerants in the U.S. Through our involvement with the U.S. Department of Energy, National Renewable Energy Lab, and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, we're helping to advance the knowledge of how these next generation systems perform and can be applied. The result is CTA’s invaluable ability to help end users make the tough decisions that are right for the environment and for their business by helping them select, implement, install and maintain the system that is right for them now and in the future.

MICROGROOVEvisit website

MicroGroove's technology uses small diameter copper tubes to make heat exchanger coils with high heat transfer coefficients, for use in high-efficiency commercial and residential air conditioning and refrigeration products. MicroGroove's copper tubes are available from a range of suppliers and come in sizes from conventional to small diameters with various wall thickness. 

PARKER - SPORLANvisit website

Parker provides comfort and convenience through refrigeration and air conditioning. With extensive engineering expertise in motion and control, market leading breadth of product, and unequaled global distribution, Parker provides innovative components and complete systems suitable for CO2, hydrocarbons and ammonia refrigerants to customers worldwide.

Sporlan Division is one of the preferred component suppliers of the refrigeration and air conditioning industry. Sporlan’s success is built on a history of innovation, from pioneering selective charges for expansion valves, to our current precision step motor technology and electronic “smart” valves

MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES AIR-CONDITIONING EUROPE, LTDvisit website

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) has been at the cutting edge in the development of refrigeration and air conditioning systems for more than 80 years. Today, the company continues to innovate and introduce new technologies that achieve the highest levels of efficiency in all of its air conditioning products using CO2.

MHI's range of products include its new air-to-water heat pumps and award winning large capacity centrifugal chillers, which are internationally recognised as one of the most energy efficient cooling systems available.

COLMAC COIL MANUFACTURING INC.visit website

Founded in 1971, Colmac Coil has grown to become one of the world’s leading manufacturers of refrigeration evaporators and liquid air coolers, dry coolers, air-cooled condensers, and heat pipe air-to-air heat exchangers for the commercial and industrial heat transfer markets. Located in Colville, Washington, USA, with manufacturing facilities in Colville and Paxton Illinois, Colmac is set up for flexible manufacturing, allowing for the production of customised orders to fit specific customer needs and requirements.

GŁNTNERvisit website

Güntner is a global supplier and technological leader in heat transfer technology for commercial refrigeration, industrial refrigeration, HVAC, and energy & process cooling applications. Company products include coolers, evaporators, air-cooled condensers, dry coolers, adiabatic coolers/condensers, and evaporative condensers. Güntner manufactures these products in Europe, Asia and the Americas. Regardless of where Güntner's products are made, they meet the same high quality standards that apply throughout the company.

AZANEvisit website

Azane is a world-leading manufacturer of low charge ammonia cooling solutions. Their range of low charge, packaged ammonia products are suitable for temperature controlled storage, process cooling and inline freezing applications. The Azane range, now made in the USA, has been developed specifically to help meet the environmental and legislative challenges currently facing the refrigeration industry. Azane’s flagship low charge ammonia solutions – the Azanefreezer and Azanechiller - are designed to be simple to install, easy to maintain and provide the lowest possible total life cycle cost.
 

KAV CONSULTING PTYvisit website

KAV Consulting is a privately owned refrigeration consulting engineering firm, which completed the world's first fully integrated two stage transcritical CO2 refrigeration system. The company is owned by Klaas Visser, who brings to KAV over 40 years experience in the design and management of industrial refrigeration systems, specialising in the food industry with particular emphasis on the meat industry. Some of KAV Consulting's key areas of expertise are ammonia and CO2 systems, including ammonia/CO2 cascade systems and transcritical CO2 refrigeration systems.

REI-TECHvisit website

REI-TECH is a leading Japanese distributor of HVAC&R products, including showcases, refrigeration units for cold storage facilities and air conditioning units for stores and buildings. It is the appointed distributor of AHT Cooling Systems products, including plug-in units using hydrocarbons for the food retail industry, for the Japanese market. REI-TECH is committed to providing high quality products emphasising safety, energy efficiency, ease of installation and maintenance-free usage.

SECOPvisit website

Secop is an expert in advanced compressor technologies for various refrigerants inlcuding R600a (isobutane) and R290 (propane) for domestic, light commercial and mobile systems. The company is dedicated to creating and supporting intelligent solutions supporting energy efficient technologies.
Secop recently enhanced its successful R290 compressor program with the release of a new generation of propane compressors for LBP and MBP applications like bottle coolers, ice-cream cabinets and commercial refrigerators.

HOSHIZAKIvisit website

With over 60 years in the commercial kitchen equipment and food service markets, Hoshizaki is a global leading manufacturer in commercial Ice Equipment. Creators of Japan´s first fully automatic ice maker, Hoshizaki now features an extended product line, for different users across a wide span of industry including food, beverage, bars and restaurants, bio-science, healthcare and education.

Hoshizaki operates sales offices in Europe, Japan and the U.S. with distribution throughout Europe, Middle East and Africa, North and South America, Asia Pacific including China, and Australia.

Hoshizaki has rightfully gained an international reputation for sustainable innovation, durability and reliability. The company is noted for developing energy/water efficient, environmentally friendly (Hydro Fluorocarbon free) Ice Makers and Refrigerators, adding value for the end-user through cost-saving and sustainability.

All machines are designed and specified by Hoshizaki’s dedicated Research and Development team, which ensures Hoshizaki continues to devise innovative and sustainable products that cement the company’s position as one of the world’s visionary suppliers. Hoshizaki also innovates in the sectors it operates, for example in hospitality end-users can choose ice-makers that produce different types of ice from ball ice to flaked which make the difference in quality beverages such as cocktails.

SOURCE REFRIGERATION & HVACvisit website

Source Refrigeration & HVAC is a market leader in the design, installation, repair & maintenance, and optimization of mission critical refrigeration & HVAC systems. Headquartered in Anaheim, California, the company has approximately 1,000 field-based service and installation experts serving the daily needs of more than 2,500 customers nationwide. Source Refrigeration & HVAC is proud to enjoy long standing relationships with many of today's leading grocery retailers as well as market-leaders in many other industries.

NXTCOLDvisit website

NXTCOLD LLC technology has been under development for over 6 years. The NXTCOLDTM brand and all related intellectual property is owned privately. NXTCOLD units feature highly advanced patented technology used in a packaged refrigeration system designed to operate with an ultra-low charge of 8 ounces per ton of refrigeration. Patented intellectual property was developed over the past 5 years by the inventor, John Scherer, an experienced and gifted refrigeration technology engineer with more than 35 years of patent development and operational experience. The NXTCOLD packaged unit is designed to meet industrial refrigeration requirements for maintaining -20 to + 55 degrees F storage environments.

AGRAMKOWvisit website

Safe and easy converting for natural Refrigerants by AGRAMKOW (Turnkey Manufacturing solutions for Environmental friendly Refrigerants CO2/HC’s). AGRAMKOW continues the success with the EMAC CO2 for charging CO2 (R744) and the SARAMAX for charging hydro Carbons (R290, R600a) together with the SAFE EN system which completes the line for charging natural refrigerants. All turnkey solutions are adapted for local safety regulations in USA (high pressure, flammability etc.) and follow the latest IEC global Safety standard EN ISO 13849-1 and FM Global.

EBM-PAPSTvisit website

A worldwide leader in fans and motor technology, ebm-papst Inc. provides air moving solutions to fit a variety of cooling and heating needs. With over 15,000 different products, the company offers application–specific engineered solutions for air technology. Their comprehensive product portfolio features tube axial fans, centrifugal blowers, cross flow blowers, backward curved impellers and axial fans. They also offer integrated assemblies which incorporate components for fan trays and blower boxes, as well as client-based contract manufacturing requirements. Industries served include Commercial Refrigeration, Air-conditioning, Appliance, Automotive, Heating, and Industrial, amongst others. Their strong brand is recognized for cutting edge technology and continuous improvement.

ebm-papst’s GreenTech® philosophy reflects a simple but clear goal that goes back to their company principle: "Each new product that we develop has to be better than its predecessor in terms of economy and ecology." Its investments in R&D projects lead to innovative technologies that set new industry standards. Combining high-tech electronic intelligence with advanced motor and aerodynamic technology, ebm-papst fans provide multiple solutions for diverse air moving challenges.

FRASCOLDvisit website

For more than 80 years Frascold has offered high-quality products and services for the refrigeration and air conditioning industry. A broad and comprehensive product portfolio enables Frascold to be a strategic supplier and a landmark in the areas in which it operates such as commercial refrigeration, industrial processes, refrigerated transportation, air conditioning and heat pumps.

Over the years, Frascold has worked closely with the industry and its closest partners in order to develop new models of compressors and new technologies that meet the needs of specific customers and markets that are characterized by the need for long life and high reliability.

Frascold today offers a wide and complete line of compressors designed for subcritical and transcritical applications with CO2, like commercial refrigeration medium-high temperature, cascade system, booster system and heat pumps.

Frascold product portfolio for Natural Refrigerants also includes a full range of ATEX zone 2 compressors dedicated to application with Hydrocarbons and a wide range of open drive screw compressors design for Ammonia applications.

LIEBHERRvisit website

The Liebherr Group offers sophisticated technical products and services worldwide in eleven sectors including earthmoving equipment, mining, mobile cranes, tower cranes, machine tools, domestic appliances and more.In the domestic appliances area, Liebherr specialises in top-quality refrigerators and freezers for household and commercial use. The company's corporate culture is characterised by the self-conception of a family-run business.

Liebherr was one of the first manufacturers to have changed over to environmentally friendly refrigerants propane (R290) and isobutane (R600a) for its entire range of refrigerators and freezers for commercial use, and now designs for over 125 leading brands including Heineken, Pepsi, Bitburger, Nestle and Coca-Cola.

TRI TECH REFRIGERATIONvisit website

Tri Tech Refrigeration Queensland specialize in design and installation of well-engineered industrial refrigeration systems employing natural refrigerants as well as planned maintenance programs and breakdown service for the industrial and commercial markets. Tri Tech Refrigeration Queensland main focus is on Ammonia and CO2 plants for meat and dairy industry along with delivering custom built solutions for Australian food growers and major multinational food producers.

EFFICIENT ENERGYvisit website

The Efficient Energy GmbH is a young and innovative company in Feldkirchen near Munich, Germany where meanwhile more than 40 employees develop environmental benign and commercially viable refrigeration and air conditioning solutions. The team has succeeded in realizing and integrating a low capacity centrifugal chiller using only water as refrigerant and at the same time setting new standards for high energy efficiency. The concept is currently performing field tests paving the way towards a wide industrialization.

PROFESSIONAL HVAC/R SERVICESvisit website

Professional HVAC/R Services is a green energy consultant and provider, specializing in natural refrigerants. PHVACR is trained and vetted for natural refrigerants with expertise in light retail and commercial refrigeration concerns. The company provides engineering and design capabilities for the refrigeration trades as well as commissioning programs and building update services for clients. Professional HVAC/R Services is affiliated with ProGreen Technologies, LLC who specialize in installing and monitoring pulse rate metering technology for clients.

With over 40 years of experience in the mechanical trades, Professional HVAC/R Services and its affiliates are dedicated to learning about and applying Green Energy Solutions.

ISECOvisit website

ISECO Engineering Services is a leading Australian specialist consultancy in commercial and industrial refrigeration. ISECO services include independent consulting & project management to refrigeration users in the food, supermarket, production and processing industries. Over the last 16 years the company has been engaged in over 500 projects across a broad spectrum of industries, mainly in food production and storage.


CARTER RETAIL EQUIPMENT visit website

Carter Retail Equipment Ltd. is a member of Carter Thermal Industries, a privately owned group of companies established in Birmingham, UK since 1945. Carter Retail Equipment Ltd. provides its customers' with a total solution for refrigerated display equipment and back of house cold storage. It is widely recognised as one of the world's leading brands in this field and offers complete service including manufacturing, design & development, project management, installation and after sales service.

The group’s manufacturing operations combine engineering expertise with innovation to remain at the leading edge of technology. Contracting operations excel through design and management skills whilst sound engineering experience and up to date understanding of technical developments provide the basis for the care and maintenance operations.

A J BAKER & SONSvisit website

Baker Refrigeration is a fourth generation family company, in operation since 1931. The company specialises in refrigeration and air-conditioning solutions for the commercial & supermarket sectors. With offices in the five mainland states, the company can provide the necessary design, installation and maintenance services that customers are demanding. Energy conscious customers are seeking their CO2 technology, and with the technical expertise of the European Epta Group, offer state of the art solutions in both display cases and compressor packs.

ZANOTTIvisit website

Zanotti company has a great experience and it is synonym of undiscussed quality, reliability and safety in manufacturing refrigerating equipments for food industry. The main business of the company consists of the most appropriate use of "cold" for refrigeration and storage of agro-foodstuffs, drying and seasoning of cold cuts and cheese, grain chilling in silos and truck refrigeration. The range of products offered covers the whole cold chain and it is the biggest on the refrigeration market.

ARNEG OCEANIAvisit website

Arneg were founded over 50 years ago in Padua Italy. Innovation has always been at the forefront of company philosophy and in this regard, Arneg has a strong commitment to driving environmentally conscious refrigeration solutions.

At Coles Coburg, Arneg's self-contained range of cabinets all incorporated R290 refrigerant whilst our range of remote cabinets were equipped with transcritical CO2 evaporators and valves.

Arneg also offers a range of transcritical CO2 refrigeration racks which have been installed in many European and Australasian regions.

EUROFREDvisit website

Founded in 1966, Eurofred is the outstanding leader in the distribution of domestic, commercial and industrial air conditioning units, thermal solar energy, commercial and industrial refrigeration, and HORECA equipments as well as components and services. It has become a reference in the industry by expanding their activities through the markets in Spain, Portugal, France, Italy, the UK, Ireland, Chile and Marruecos.

ENREPSvisit website

Enreps, LLC has been providing over 14 years of experience for Commissioning and Energy Audit services for refrigeration and HVAC. We developed Cloud Commissioning Software for quick turnaround and efficiency of reports. We provide results, reduce construction costs, deliver a complete, efficient and fully operational building, and reduce operations /maintenance costs and downtime.

M&M REFRIGERATIONvisit website

M&M has designed, manufactured, installed and serviced refrigeration systems for over 40 years. It has hundreds of industrial refrigeration systems around the world. M&M designed and installed its first ammonia refrigeration system in 1977, and its first CO2 Cascade Refrigeration System in 2004. It custom designs every system to maximize its customer’s refrigeration performance and efficiency. M&M only employs American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) certified welders and technicians. It has in-house radiographic capabilities. Collectively, the engineering staff has over 175 years of experience. The facilities include a 136,000-square-foot manufacturing facility in Maryland, a 10,000-square-foot controls manufacturing facility in Florida, and a 7,000-square-foot service support center in Alabama.

PARTNERS

PARKERvisit website

Parker provides comfort and convenience through refrigeration and air conditioning. With extensive engineering expertise in motion and control, market leading breadth of product, and unequaled global distribution, Parker provides innovative components and complete systems suitable for CO2, hydrocarbons and ammonia refrigerants to customers worldwide.

KOXKAvisit website

Koxka has been designing and manufacturing for over 40 years, refrigeration equipment that integrate in selling spaces. These spaces are alive, evolve and try to find a balance between consumption and sustainability. The Koxka ICE range consists of a wide selection of models in terms of display capacity, optimum occupied shop-floor space, energy consumption, etc, ensuring the perfect preservation of products on display. The superette range does not need installation so it is the answer to the current needs for flexibility, customization and immediacy that food distribution industry requires nowadays.

REFRIGERANTS, NATURALLY!visit website

Refrigerants, Naturally! is a global initiative of companies committed to combat climate change and ozone layer depletion by substituting harmful fluorinated gases ("F-gases", such as CFCs, HCFCs and HFCs) with natural refrigerants. Membership in the initiative includes McDonald’s, PepsiCo, Red Bull, The Coca-Cola Company and Unilever. Refrigerants, Naturally! is supported by Greenpeace and by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).

AUSTRALIAN REFRIGERATION ASSOCIATIONvisit website

The ARA is a non-profit association comprised of people and organisations that aims to build a significant membership in all RAC functions. The association delivers solutions and assistance relevant to all participants in the RAC supply chain including design& assessment, training, commercialisation, installation, operation & maintenance, and disposal.

The purpose of the organisation is to advance the science and practice of refrigeration; in the national interest, in all of its applications, in the development of its methods and technology, and in its uses in the community.

RETAvisit website

RETA’s mission is to educate. Through their efforts, they ensure that operators and technicians are equipped with the knowledge to safely run their equipment. RETA provides current and up-to-date information in their publications, the Breeze, Technical Report and Pipeline on all aspects of the industry. RETA has a library of instructional materials available as teaching
aids, used by individual members and colleges across the country. Their certification program is the only ANSI accredited program of its kind in the U.S. 

IIARvisit website

IIAR is the world’s leading advocate for the safe, reliable and efficient use of ammonia and other natural refrigerants. IIAR is a member organization with industry representation including manufacturers, design engineers, contractors, end users, academics, scientists, trainers, government agents and more. IIAR members share their collective knowledge and experience on committees and task forces to produce consensus documents that address various aspects of the commercial and industrial refrigeration industry including the IIAR ANSI approved Suite of Standards, the CO2 Handbook, Process Safety Management and Risk Management Program Guidelines, and the Ammonia Refrigeration Piping Handbook. Each year the IIAR produces the Natural Refrigeration Conference & Expo which includes a peer reviewed technical paper program. This conference brings together over 1,500 key decision makers from all facets of the natural refrigeration industry.

IIAR sets the standard for providing advocacy, education and the most up-to-date technical information to the ammonia and natural refrigeration community. When you belong to the IIAR Community your voice adds impact to our industry.

ELECTRIC POWER RESEARCH INSTITUTEvisit website

The Electric Power Research Institute, Inc. (EPRI) conducts research and development relating to the generation, delivery, and use of electricity for the benefit of the public. An independent, nonprofit organization, EPRI brings together its scientists and engineers as well as experts from academia and industry to help address challenges in electricity, including reliability, efficiency, affordability, health, safety, and the environment. EPRI also provides technology, policy, and economic analyses to drive long-range research and development planning, and supports research in emerging technologies.

ELECTRIC POWER RESEARCH INSTITUTEvisit website

The Electric Power Research Institute, Inc. (EPRI) conducts research and development relating to the generation, delivery, and use of electricity for the benefit of the public. An independent, nonprofit organization, EPRI brings together its scientists and engineers as well as experts from academia and industry to help address challenges in electricity, including reliability, efficiency, affordability, health, safety, and the environment. EPRI also provides technology, policy, and economic analyses to drive long-range research and development planning, and supports research in emerging technologies.

NASRCvisit website

NASRC is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit focused on bringing all industry stakeholders to the table, from end-users to equipment manufacturers and everyone in between, in order to create a more sustainable future through natural refrigerants. We have set out to tackle the hurdles that are slowing the progress of naturals, specifically within supermarket and retail food refrigeration. Our progress groups, which are open to all NASRC members, are each focused on a specific challenge. NASRC membership is open to any company or individual that is committed to advancing natural refrigerants in order to lessen the environmental impact of commercial refrigeration.

MEDIA PARTNERS

AMMONIA21.COMvisit website

ammonia21.com aims to foster the worldwide use of ammonia (NH3) in industrial and commercial refrigeration, chilling, and other applications. It is more than a platform to advertise NH3-based technology. Rather it is an interactive tool that will help you stay in contact with the global ammonia community, and be informed about latest progress regarding the natural refrigerant (official industry nomenclature: R717).

HYDROCARBONS21.COMvisit website

hydrocarbons21.com aims to support the worldwide use of hydrocarbon refrigerants in cooling, refrigeration, and heating. It is more than a platform to advertise Hydrocarbons (HC) technology. Rather it is an interactive tool that will help you stay connected with the global HC community and be informed about latest developments regarding the use of hydrocarbons as natural refrigerants, including propane, isobutane, propylene and others. 

R744.COMvisit website

R744.com is your interactive platform to cover "Everything R744" in Mobile Air Conditioning (MAC), Refrigeration, Heat Pumps, and other applications. The website will keep you abreast of all developments on the natural refrigerant R744 (CO2) in a user-friendly way. Since its launch, 33 more companies and research institutes have joined R744.com as Partners (as of May 2008). Pioneers in CO2 Technology, they are actively involved in the development of this collaborative platform.

RAC MAGAZINEvisit website

RAC Magazine is the leading source of news, information and analysis for the refrigeration and air conditioning industry. For over a century, RAC has provided decision makers with unrivalled coverage of the latest technical innovations that drive this sector. 

THENATURALVOICEvisit website

THENATURALVOICE is an open statement supported by industry partners around the world that points to the potential of natural refrigerants as a technologically viable, safe and efficient alternative in the global heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration (HVAC&R) industry.

THENATURALVOICE speaks out about the ecological, economic, and social benefits of CO2, ammonia, and hydrocarbons as replacements to potent greenhouse gases currently used for heating and cooling around the world.

THENATURALVOICE is a positive message to climate negotiators looking for available alternatives to the climate crisis we are facing.



COM.PACKvisit website

Energy and resource efficiency in the supply chain and related packaging management are the central themes running through all the sections of the Italian journal COM.PACK. It brings suppliers, retailers, users and consumers closer to sustainability, supporting them in the search for new solutions, tools and possibilities. Refrigeration, as an essential opportunity to improve energy efficiency in the food and beverage supply chain, which is itself 40% of the packaging market value, is one of the aspects the magazine regularly analyses

R718.COMvisit website

R718.com aims to support the worldwide use of water as refrigerant in cooling, refrigeration, and heating. It is more than a platform to advertise water refrigeration technology. Rather it is an interactive tool that will help you stay connected with the global natural refrigerant community and be informed about latest developments regarding the use of water as natural refrigerant.

REHVAvisit website

REHVA is the Federation of European Heating, Ventilation and Air-Conditioning Associations representing a network of more than 100 000 engineers from 26 countires. REHVA is the professional pan-European organization dedicated to the improvement of health, comfort and energy efficiency in all buildings and communities.

CONTRACTING BUSINESSvisit website

ContractingBusiness.com is the leading business-to-business magazine for commercial, residential, and industrial contractors in the North American HVACR industry. It has the largest contractor circulation, and retains the readership of the industry’s best, most progressive contractors and dealers in the United States and Canada.

Written largely by contractors for contractors, the Contracting Business brand is focused on providing accurate and useful information for HVACR contractors, and has been for the past 68 years. 

Our editorial team includes staff editors with tremendous industry experience, contributing columnists who are active in the HVACR industry, and an editorial advisory board comprised of the HVACR industry’s premier company owners, expert consultants, and business-building leaders. 
 
The ContractingBusiness.com information arsenal includes HVAC-Talk.com, the HVACR industry’s most-visited online discussion forum, the NATE Magazine, and HVACR/Hydronics Distribution Business. 
ContractingBusiness.com is a Penton publication.
 

ZEROSOTTOZEROvisit website

Zerosottozero, published by New Techniques, is the only monthly Italian magazine dedicated to the field of commercial and industrial refrigeration.

COOL & COMFORTvisit website

Cool & Comfort is the leading magazine in Benelux for Refrigeration – Ventilation – Heat pumps – Thermic solar. The magazine has two editions (Belgium & Luxemburg and the Netherlands) and is distributed 4x/year to refrigeration engineers, heating/air conditioning/heat pump installers, engineering and design offices, architects, public and private technical services and industrial enterprises.

Cool & Comfort provides the latest information and technology through application-oriented articles, featuring cover system design, new products, industry meetings, trade shows, legislation and regulations.

REFRIGERATION INDUSTRY CATALOGUEvisit website

Russian language news portal dedicated to the refrigeration industry featuring an online company directory and product catalogue.

FRISCHE LOGISTIKvisit website

The only German-language trade magazine that deals with all issues in the temperature-controlled logistics process. For more than ten years now, Frischelogistik Magazine has informed this very diverse industry with its news and reports. From production, packaging and labelling, quality and freshness through storage and transport to shipment delivery and point-of-sale.
Of course the food cold chain plays an indispensable role in our magazine but that's not the only area covered by Frischelogistik Magazine. Pharmaceuticals and other chemicals and even flowers are not missing in our reports.

Since autumn 2013 Frischelogistik Magazine has been printing the latest cold chain news in English and in German.

JOURNAL OF HV&ACvisit website

Journal of HV&AC is a leading professional magazine in China HVAC&R industry with almost 45 years. It is focusing on advanced technologies and products development and application, as well as building energy efficiency, indoor air quality and renewable energy. The magazine is one of kinds of reference books for designers, contractors, stakeholders and researchers, with over 60,000 readership.

ACCELERATE AMERICAvisit website

Brought to you by shecco, the worldwide experts in natural refrigerant news, Accelerate America is the first monthly news magazine written for and about the most progressive business leaders working with natural refrigerant solutions in all HVAC&R sectors. Featuring exclusive interviews with end users, suppliers, policy makers and more, Accelerate America provides a showcase for best practice while analyzing the market’s increasing need for natural refrigerant HVAC&R technology.

ACCELERATE EUROPEvisit website

Produced by shecco Media, the worldwide expert in natural refrigerant news, Accelerate Europe is the first quarterly news magazine written for and about Europe’s most progressive business leaders working with climate-friendly natural refrigerants, from the colder Scandinavian and northern European regions to its hotter southern climates. Featuring exclusive interviews with end users, suppliers, policy makers and more, Europe provides a showcase for best practice while analysing the market’s increasing need for natural refrigerant HVAC&R technology.

HVAC INTELLIGENCEvisit website

CALORYFRIO.COMvisit website

Caloryfrio.com is a leading Spanish digital media company working to disseminate HVAC&R knowledge. The website offers unique content and specialised information on AC, heating and cooling & refrigeration on a daily basis, taking into account key factors when communicating: current topics, connectivity, participation, knowledge management and the use of different channels (social media, video and newsletters).

AEFYTvisit website

AEFYT represents the refrigeration sector in Spain, before the European, national and regional public administration. It is an independent and non-profit association formed by highly qualified professionals. The objective is to represent, promote and defend the legitimacy and common interests of their partners. AEFYT has 152 members. The main activities include representing the refrigeration industry, promoting the relationship between the association and the government and collaborating in order to update the legislation, supporting the preparation of studies and encouraging the development of technology, improvement of quality, safety and energy efficiency of products and services. AEFYT also diffuses and publishes journals, organises workshops and conferences, and promotes fairs and exhibitions.

COOLTECH APPLICATIONSvisit website

Established in 2003, Cooltech Applications is a French company developing Magnetic Refrigeration solutions. Cooltech’s technology produces cold without using any refrigerant gas. Thanks to 10 years of research and development, and after over 295 patents delivered and €35m raised in resources for finalising the industrialisation process, Cooltech Applications is now preparing for its product launch. The company has grown thanks to the strong support of not only shareholders, who have invested several millions in Cooltech Applications’ projects, but also French organizations such as BPI France, which have given additional support for specific industrial projects.

ALAS - ASOCIACIóN LATINOAMERICA DE SUPERMERCADOSvisit website

The Latin American Supermarkets Association is a non-profit organisation founded in 1986. Its members include institutions, chambers, associations and federations in the food retail industry, as well as supermarket chains in 18 countries within Latin America, the U.S and the Caribbean.

PRODUCED BY

SHECCOvisit website

shecco is a Market Development company helping companies worldwide to bring their climate friendly solutions faster to market.