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Midea opts for Honeywell’s A1 aircon refrigerant R466A

USA/CHINA: Chinese manufacturer Midea is looking to use Solstice N41 (R466A), Honeywell’s new non-flammable, lower GWP refrigerant, in all its VRF and chiller systems. Honeywell’s partnership with Midea Group, follows “promising” test results with the new refrigerant announced by fellow…

Carbon Dioxide for Industrial Refrigeration (part 2)

Scientific study of the atmosphere has revealed that the CO2 in the earth’s atmosphere is a significant contributor to global warming. The important sources of atmospheric CO2 are emissions from fossil fuel electrical power generating plants and from combustion engines…

Carbon Dioxide for Industrial Refrigeration (part 1)

Carbon dioxide (CO2) is an old refrigerant, first patented in the United Kingdom in 1850 by Alexander Twinning, where it was subsequently used in air-conditioning and marine applications. With the development of the CFC, HCFC, and HFC synthetic refrigerants beginning…