Refrigeration http://contractingbusiness.com/taxonomy/term/7346/more en Permira Funds to Acquire DiversiTech http://contractingbusiness.com/commercial-hvac/permira-funds-acquire-diversitech <div class="node-body article-body">As part of the transaction, the senior management team led by Jim Prescott, president and CEO, will remain significant owners of the company. The transaction is expected to close in the second quarter of 2017.</div> <p><a href="http://contractingbusiness.com/commercial-hvac/permira-funds-acquire-diversitech" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractingbusiness.com/commercial-hvac/permira-funds-acquire-diversitech#comments Commercial HVAC Refrigeration Wed, 19 Apr 2017 14:13:00 +0000 52531 at http://contractingbusiness.com Codes and Standards for low-GWP Refrigerants http://contractingbusiness.com/commercial-hvac/codes-and-standards-low-gwp-refrigerants <div class="field-byline"> by Mark Menzer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">As the new generation of low-GWP equipment arrives, will there be codes and standards available to support them? Many changes will affect contractors who install these new, flammable refrigerants.</div> <p><a href="http://contractingbusiness.com/commercial-hvac/codes-and-standards-low-gwp-refrigerants" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractingbusiness.com/commercial-hvac/codes-and-standards-low-gwp-refrigerants#comments Commercial HVAC Refrigeration Residential HVAC Wed, 12 Apr 2017 19:13:00 +0000 52321 at http://contractingbusiness.com 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