Refrigeration http://contractingbusiness.com/taxonomy/term/7346/more en Follow the Water: Ice Machine Service Tips http://contractingbusiness.com/refrigeration/follow-water-ice-machine-service-tips <div class="field-byline"> by Mark Masterson </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Common ice machine problems are related to the cubes: malformed, oversized, or non-existent.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractingbusiness.com/refrigeration/follow-water-ice-machine-service-tips" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractingbusiness.com/refrigeration/follow-water-ice-machine-service-tips#comments Refrigeration Thu, 02 Apr 2015 12:42:00 +0000 32771 at http://contractingbusiness.com <p>Melting ice cubes. Courtesy Manitowoc.</p> Emerson Innovation Center to Conduct Food Service Research http://contractingbusiness.com/refrigeration/emerson-innovation-center-conduct-food-service-research <div class="field-byline"> News from Emerson </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Emerson Climate Technologies' Helix Innovation Center will have a commercial kitchen as a setting for food service industry research, including the study of new refrigerants.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractingbusiness.com/refrigeration/emerson-innovation-center-conduct-food-service-research" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractingbusiness.com/refrigeration/emerson-innovation-center-conduct-food-service-research#comments Refrigeration Tue, 24 Mar 2015 13:39:00 +0000 32551 at http://contractingbusiness.com <p>The facility will be built with the latest technology from food service equipment manufacturers and Emerson&rsquo;s own controls and food recycling systems, said Emerson&#39;s Allen Wicher.</p> Freezer Reduces Ammonia Charge by 90% http://contractingbusiness.com/refrigeration/freezer-reduces-ammonia-charge-90 <div class="field-byline"> News from Azane </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A solution focusing on ammonia charge reduction was required, for improved safety, long term functionality and monetary value.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractingbusiness.com/refrigeration/freezer-reduces-ammonia-charge-90" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractingbusiness.com/refrigeration/freezer-reduces-ammonia-charge-90#comments Refrigeration Thu, 19 Mar 2015 15:44:00 +0000 32461 at http://contractingbusiness.com Ammonia's In The Air http://contractingbusiness.com/refrigeration/ammonias-air <div class="field-byline"> by Elaine Yetzer Simon </div> <div class="node-body article-body">What are the most realistic prospects for bringing ammonia refrigeration into more consumer-type applications? We asked one of the industry’s leading researchers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractingbusiness.com/refrigeration/ammonias-air" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractingbusiness.com/refrigeration/ammonias-air#comments Refrigeration Fri, 06 Mar 2015 20:04:00 +0000 32131 at http://contractingbusiness.com EPA Approves Ethane, Isobutane, Propane in Select AC/R Applications http://contractingbusiness.com/refrigeration/epa-approves-ethane-isobutane-propane-select-acr-applications <div class="field-byline"> News from EPA </div> <div class="node-body article-body">After receiving input from industry, environmental groups, and others, EPA is approving additional low-GWP hydrocarbon refrigerants, subject to use conditions, in reduced charge applications.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractingbusiness.com/refrigeration/epa-approves-ethane-isobutane-propane-select-acr-applications" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractingbusiness.com/refrigeration/epa-approves-ethane-isobutane-propane-select-acr-applications#comments Refrigeration Residential HVAC Wed, 04 Mar 2015 16:20:00 +0000 32101 at http://contractingbusiness.com Product Showcase Award, February 2015 http://contractingbusiness.com/refrigeration/product-showcase-award-february-2015 <div class="node-body article-body">The Danfoss Universal Ice Machine TXV Service Kit enables refrigeration contractors to be ready for almost any ice machine thermostatic expansion valve replacement.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractingbusiness.com/refrigeration/product-showcase-award-february-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractingbusiness.com/refrigeration/product-showcase-award-february-2015#comments Refrigeration Wed, 25 Feb 2015 20:24:00 +0000 31961 at http://contractingbusiness.com Heatcraft Explores Cost of Equipment Ownership at NAFEM Show http://contractingbusiness.com/refrigeration/heatcraft-explores-cost-equipment-ownership-nafem-show <div class="field-byline"> News from Heatcraft </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Heatcraft will focus on ways to optimize end-user Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) of commercial refrigeration equipment in foodservice and food retail businesses. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractingbusiness.com/refrigeration/heatcraft-explores-cost-equipment-ownership-nafem-show" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractingbusiness.com/refrigeration/heatcraft-explores-cost-equipment-ownership-nafem-show#comments Refrigeration Mon, 16 Feb 2015 14:04:00 +0000 31691 at http://contractingbusiness.com CB Asks: Is CO2 the Answer? http://contractingbusiness.com/refrigeration/cb-asks-co2-answer <div class="field-byline"> by Terry McIver, executive editor </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The most exciting and challenging technological development in commercial refrigeration has been the growing popularity of carbon dioxide (CO2) as an alternative refrigerant. But challenges exist. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractingbusiness.com/refrigeration/cb-asks-co2-answer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractingbusiness.com/refrigeration/cb-asks-co2-answer#comments Refrigeration Fri, 13 Feb 2015 18:11:00 +0000 31661 at http://contractingbusiness.com <p>Supermarket managers, sponsors from leading manufacturers and contractors convened again during Comfortech to discuss key issues in commercial refrigeration.</p> Emerson/White-Rodgers Offer Service Contactors http://contractingbusiness.com/refrigeration/emersonwhite-rodgers-offer-service-contactors <div class="field-byline"> News from Emerson </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Emerson Climate Technologies, Inc. and White-Rodgers, businesses of Emerson, have launched two aftermarket air conditioning service contactors designed to support system reliability: CoreSense Protection for Copeland Scroll and SureSwitch Relay universal replacement. Both offerings provide a long-life electronic upgrade for the mechanical contactor and are simply installed using existing mounting.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractingbusiness.com/refrigeration/emersonwhite-rodgers-offer-service-contactors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractingbusiness.com/refrigeration/emersonwhite-rodgers-offer-service-contactors#comments Refrigeration Fri, 23 Jan 2015 19:04:00 +0000 31061 at http://contractingbusiness.com Emerson Announces Second 'E360' Forum http://contractingbusiness.com/refrigeration/emerson-announces-second-e360-forum <div class="node-body article-body">Emerson's second 'E360 Forum' will focus on market and regulatory challenges facing the food retail and food service industries, and explore important emerging technologies. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractingbusiness.com/refrigeration/emerson-announces-second-e360-forum" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractingbusiness.com/refrigeration/emerson-announces-second-e360-forum#comments Refrigeration Wed, 14 Jan 2015 19:38:00 +0000 30781 at http://contractingbusiness.com