Refrigeration http://contractingbusiness.com/taxonomy/term/7346/more en Forane 427A Enables Easy Retrofits for R-22 Applications http://contractingbusiness.com/residential-hvac/forane-427a-enables-easy-retrofits-r-22-applications <div class="field-byline"> News from Arkema </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Arkema says Forane 427A is the closest match to R-22 in terms of performances and operating pressures. </div> <p><a href="http://contractingbusiness.com/residential-hvac/forane-427a-enables-easy-retrofits-r-22-applications" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractingbusiness.com/residential-hvac/forane-427a-enables-easy-retrofits-r-22-applications#comments Commercial HVAC Refrigeration Residential HVAC Fri, 10 Mar 2017 19:22:00 +0000 51851 at http://contractingbusiness.com Airgas Begins Mandated Transition to Single Color for Refrigerant Canisters http://contractingbusiness.com/refrigeration/airgas-begins-mandated-transition-single-color-refrigerant-canisters <div class="field-byline"> NEWS FROM AIRGAS </div> <div class="node-body article-body">All existing individually assigned container paint colors will be transitioned to this one color by 2020.</div> <p><a href="http://contractingbusiness.com/refrigeration/airgas-begins-mandated-transition-single-color-refrigerant-canisters" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractingbusiness.com/refrigeration/airgas-begins-mandated-transition-single-color-refrigerant-canisters#comments Commercial HVAC Refrigeration Residential HVAC HVACRDB Thu, 09 Mar 2017 18:12:00 +0000 51801 at http://contractingbusiness.com Terry McIver Heatcraft Begins Contractor Certification Program http://contractingbusiness.com/refrigeration/heatcraft-begins-contractor-certification-program <div class="field-byline"> News from Heatcraft </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Initial training will cover proprietary control systems, and help customers meet pending regulations.</div> <p><a href="http://contractingbusiness.com/refrigeration/heatcraft-begins-contractor-certification-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractingbusiness.com/refrigeration/heatcraft-begins-contractor-certification-program#comments Refrigeration Mon, 06 Mar 2017 17:02:00 +0000 51231 at http://contractingbusiness.com Master-Bilt Ready for New Efficiency Standards http://contractingbusiness.com/refrigeration/master-bilt-ready-new-efficiency-standards <div class="field-byline"> News from Master-Bilt </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The new requirements include a 30 percent to 50 percent reduction in energy usage for reach-in refrigerators and a reduction of 20 percent to 40 percent for walk-in coolers and freezers. </div> <p><a href="http://contractingbusiness.com/refrigeration/master-bilt-ready-new-efficiency-standards" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractingbusiness.com/refrigeration/master-bilt-ready-new-efficiency-standards#comments Refrigeration HVACRDB Mon, 06 Mar 2017 15:29:00 +0000 51681 at http://contractingbusiness.com Behind the Barrel: Innovations in Brewing http://contractingbusiness.com/refrigeration/behind-barrel-innovations-brewing <div class="field-byline"> Case Study from Carrier Enterprise </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Two Roads Brewing Company in Stratford, CT was looking to expand its fast-growing brewery and needed the expertise of a leading-edge HVACR manufacturer to assist them. </div> <p><a href="http://contractingbusiness.com/refrigeration/behind-barrel-innovations-brewing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractingbusiness.com/refrigeration/behind-barrel-innovations-brewing#comments Commercial HVAC Refrigeration Mon, 06 Mar 2017 14:43:00 +0000 51661 at http://contractingbusiness.com <p>Leaders of Two Roads Brewery are committed to energy efficiency and sustainability throughout the brewing operation.</p> Going to the Mat with EPA http://contractingbusiness.com/refrigeration/going-mat-epa <div class="field-byline"> Terry McIver </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Appellate court judges recently heard arguments for and against the EPA's recent SNAP 20 ruling that will phase out additional refrigerants.</div> <p><a href="http://contractingbusiness.com/refrigeration/going-mat-epa" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractingbusiness.com/refrigeration/going-mat-epa#comments Commercial HVAC Refrigeration Residential HVAC Fri, 03 Mar 2017 18:48:00 +0000 51611 at http://contractingbusiness.com 'The SNAP Tapes' — Oral Arguments Related to EPA SNAP 20 Action http://contractingbusiness.com/refrigeration/snap-tapes-oral-arguments-related-epa-snap-20-action <div class="field-byline"> Terry McIver </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Can EPA use the SNAP program to replace refrigerants that were themselves used as viable replacements? Oral arguments were heard recently in the DC Appeals Court. </div> <p><a href="http://contractingbusiness.com/refrigeration/snap-tapes-oral-arguments-related-epa-snap-20-action" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractingbusiness.com/refrigeration/snap-tapes-oral-arguments-related-epa-snap-20-action#comments Commercial HVAC Refrigeration Residential HVAC Mon, 27 Feb 2017 18:05:00 +0000 51481 at http://contractingbusiness.com Have You Seen the New Refrigerant Guide from National Refrigerants? http://contractingbusiness.com/refrigeration/have-you-seen-new-refrigerant-guide-national-refrigerants <div class="node-body article-body">Published in 2016, the National Refrigerants Reference Guide contains a wealth of knowledge and good practice guidance. </div> <p><a href="http://contractingbusiness.com/refrigeration/have-you-seen-new-refrigerant-guide-national-refrigerants" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractingbusiness.com/refrigeration/have-you-seen-new-refrigerant-guide-national-refrigerants#comments Commercial HVAC Refrigeration Residential HVAC Wed, 22 Feb 2017 20:14:00 +0000 51391 at http://contractingbusiness.com Oil Pressure Problems in Refrigeration Systems http://contractingbusiness.com/refrigeration/oil-pressure-problems-refrigeration-systems <div class="field-byline"> by Steve Maxon </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Most compressors that have positive oil pumps also have a control which senses oil pressure and acts as a safety device whenever the oil pressure falls below a certain threshold level. </div> <p><a href="http://contractingbusiness.com/refrigeration/oil-pressure-problems-refrigeration-systems" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractingbusiness.com/refrigeration/oil-pressure-problems-refrigeration-systems#comments Refrigeration Wed, 08 Feb 2017 17:30:00 +0000 51201 at http://contractingbusiness.com Refrigeration: Meeting Labor Challenge a Tough Job http://contractingbusiness.com/refrigeration/refrigeration-meeting-labor-challenge-tough-job <div class="field-byline"> Terry McIver </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The manner is which refrigeration contractors and supermarket professionals address labor issues directly affects their ability to provide quality service to their respective customer groups.</div> <p><a href="http://contractingbusiness.com/refrigeration/refrigeration-meeting-labor-challenge-tough-job" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractingbusiness.com/refrigeration/refrigeration-meeting-labor-challenge-tough-job#comments Refrigeration Wed, 08 Feb 2017 14:32:00 +0000 51151 at http://contractingbusiness.com <p>Each year, the ContractingBusiness.com &ldquo;Refrigeration Roundtable&rdquo; brings commercial refrigeration contractors and supermarket executives together for a focused discussion of topics related to supermarket refrigeration.<br /> <em>Photos by Terry McIver</em></p>