Refrigeration http://contractingbusiness.com/taxonomy/term/7346/more en Ahold Completes Retrofit of 175+ Netherlands Supermarkets to Opteon™ XP40 http://contractingbusiness.com/refrigeration/ahold-completes-retrofit-175-netherlands-supermarkets-opteon-xp40 <div class="field-byline"> News from Chemours </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Opteon™ XP40 (R-449A) — the Chemours flagship non-flammable (A1) replacement for R-404A refrigerant —is approved by major equipment compressor manufacturers. </div> <p><a href="http://contractingbusiness.com/refrigeration/ahold-completes-retrofit-175-netherlands-supermarkets-opteon-xp40" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractingbusiness.com/refrigeration/ahold-completes-retrofit-175-netherlands-supermarkets-opteon-xp40#comments Refrigeration HVACRDB Tue, 27 Sep 2016 15:07:00 +0000 48681 at http://contractingbusiness.com Make the Upgrade to Digital Compressors http://contractingbusiness.com/refrigeration/make-upgrade-digital-compressors <div class="field-byline"> by Tim Uderman </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The use of a digital compressor as the lead compressor in a fixed capacity refrigeration rack is becoming a preferred method for supermarkets seeking to meet varying refrigeration loads. </div> <p><a href="http://contractingbusiness.com/refrigeration/make-upgrade-digital-compressors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractingbusiness.com/refrigeration/make-upgrade-digital-compressors#comments Refrigeration Fri, 16 Sep 2016 18:53:00 +0000 48451 at http://contractingbusiness.com <p>The new digital compressor necessitates an additional interface controller to tie into the rack system&rsquo;s master controller.</p> Emerson Climate Technologies Whole Foods Store is ‘Most Environmentally Advanced’ http://contractingbusiness.com/refrigeration/whole-foods-store-most-environmentally-advanced <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The Whole Foods Market store in Santa Clara, Calif., opened its doors to customers in late July, with what sources describe as &ldquo;the most environmentally-advanced grocery retail refrigeration system in the U.S.&rdquo;<br /> </p></div> <p><a href="http://contractingbusiness.com/refrigeration/whole-foods-store-most-environmentally-advanced" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractingbusiness.com/refrigeration/whole-foods-store-most-environmentally-advanced#comments Refrigeration Thu, 25 Aug 2016 13:50:00 +0000 48121 at http://contractingbusiness.com Subcooling and Superheat: Superheroes of System Charging http://contractingbusiness.com/service/subcooling-and-superheat-superheroes-system-charging <div class="field-byline"> Skip Egner </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Here's a common scenario. You go on a service call, put your gauges on a condensing unit, and find that the suction pressure is low. What do you do? </div> <p><a href="http://contractingbusiness.com/service/subcooling-and-superheat-superheroes-system-charging" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractingbusiness.com/service/subcooling-and-superheat-superheroes-system-charging#comments Refrigeration Service Archive Wed, 24 Aug 2016 16:00:00 +0000 4058 at http://contractingbusiness.com Refrigerant Leak Detection: An Essential Service for Refrigeration Contractors http://contractingbusiness.com/refrigeration/refrigerant-leak-detection-essential-service-refrigeration-contractors <div class="field-byline"> by John Wallace </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The true costs of refrigerant leaks are often underestimated, and contractors will benefit from better understanding this impact in order to position themselves as a valuable retail partner.</div> <p><a href="http://contractingbusiness.com/refrigeration/refrigerant-leak-detection-essential-service-refrigeration-contractors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractingbusiness.com/refrigeration/refrigerant-leak-detection-essential-service-refrigeration-contractors#comments Refrigeration Tue, 16 Aug 2016 15:23:00 +0000 47851 at http://contractingbusiness.com Integrated Facility Services Acquires Wally’s Refrigeration at Lake of the Ozarks, Mo. http://contractingbusiness.com/refrigeration/integrated-facility-services-acquires-wally-s-refrigeration-lake-ozarks-mo <div class="node-body article-body">Integrated Facility Services (IFS), a full-service mechanical contractor with offices in St. Louis and Columbia, has acquired Wally’s Refrigeration at Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri. </div> <p><a href="http://contractingbusiness.com/refrigeration/integrated-facility-services-acquires-wally-s-refrigeration-lake-ozarks-mo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractingbusiness.com/refrigeration/integrated-facility-services-acquires-wally-s-refrigeration-lake-ozarks-mo#comments Refrigeration Fri, 12 Aug 2016 14:17:00 +0000 47781 at http://contractingbusiness.com Chemours Presents Low GWP Refrigerants Research at Purdue Conference http://contractingbusiness.com/refrigeration/chemours-presents-low-gwp-refrigerants-research-purdue-conference <div class="field-byline"> News from Chemours </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Chemours is presenting its latest low Global Warming Potential, hydrofluoro-olefin refrigerant innovations at the 2016 Purdue Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Conference.</div> <p><a href="http://contractingbusiness.com/refrigeration/chemours-presents-low-gwp-refrigerants-research-purdue-conference" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractingbusiness.com/refrigeration/chemours-presents-low-gwp-refrigerants-research-purdue-conference#comments Commercial HVAC Refrigeration Residential HVAC HVACRDB Thu, 14 Jul 2016 17:42:00 +0000 47071 at http://contractingbusiness.com Change in Your Commercial HVACR Business: When, Why, How http://contractingbusiness.com/commercial-hvac/change-your-commercial-hvacr-business-when-why-how <div class="field-byline"> by Steve Saunders </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Change is a constant, which may give us an opportunity and perhaps even a requirement to think about who we are today and what we are doing today going to be successful in the future. </div> <p><a href="http://contractingbusiness.com/commercial-hvac/change-your-commercial-hvacr-business-when-why-how" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractingbusiness.com/commercial-hvac/change-your-commercial-hvacr-business-when-why-how#comments Commercial HVAC Refrigeration Residential HVAC HVACRDB Mon, 11 Jul 2016 18:44:00 +0000 45901 at http://contractingbusiness.com Wiegmann Associates Begins HVAC Project for New High Country Beverage Refrigerated Beer Warehouse http://contractingbusiness.com/refrigeration/wiegmann-associates-begins-hvac-project-new-high-country-beverage-refrigerated-beer-wa <div class="node-body article-body">Wiegmann Associates has begun work on a design/build HVAC project for High Country Beverage’s new 130,000-square-foot refrigerated beer warehouse in Johnstown, Colorado. </div> <p><a href="http://contractingbusiness.com/refrigeration/wiegmann-associates-begins-hvac-project-new-high-country-beverage-refrigerated-beer-wa" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractingbusiness.com/refrigeration/wiegmann-associates-begins-hvac-project-new-high-country-beverage-refrigerated-beer-wa#comments Commercial HVAC Refrigeration Thu, 07 Jul 2016 13:56:00 +0000 46471 at http://contractingbusiness.com <p>A computer-generated image of the new 130,000-square-foot refrigerated beer warehouse.</p> Airgas Refrigerants Opens Atlanta Lab Facility http://contractingbusiness.com/refrigeration/airgas-refrigerants-opens-atlanta-lab-facility <div class="field-byline"> News from Airgas Refrigerants </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Tests are conducted to determine refrigerant purity, oil content, amount of non-condensable gases chlorides and acidity, all as requested by customers. </div> <p><a href="http://contractingbusiness.com/refrigeration/airgas-refrigerants-opens-atlanta-lab-facility" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractingbusiness.com/refrigeration/airgas-refrigerants-opens-atlanta-lab-facility#comments Commercial HVAC Refrigeration Residential HVAC HVACRDB Wed, 29 Jun 2016 01:04:00 +0000 45821 at http://contractingbusiness.com <p>Anthony Duckworth (foreground), chemist Danielle Creel (right) and lab technician Magaja WIllis (background) test internal and customer refrigerant samples through mass spectrometers at Airgas Refrigerants&rsquo; Atlanta production facility. During one shift, the lab can process about 25 analytical results, with plans to scale test production.</p>