Refrigeration http://contractingbusiness.com/taxonomy/term/7346/more en Emerson’s Helix Innovation Center aims to disrupt old ways of thinking http://contractingbusiness.com/refrigeration/emerson-s-helix-innovation-center-aims-disrupt-old-ways-thinking <div class="field-byline"> BY ROBERT P. MADER </div> <div class="field-deck"> Emerson Electric celebrates the grand opening of its Helix Innovation Center at the University of Dayton </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Emerson Electric opened its Helix Innovation Center here on the University of Dayton campus in an effort to create new ways of thinking. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractingbusiness.com/refrigeration/emerson-s-helix-innovation-center-aims-disrupt-old-ways-thinking" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractingbusiness.com/refrigeration/emerson-s-helix-innovation-center-aims-disrupt-old-ways-thinking#comments Refrigeration Fri, 29 Apr 2016 20:35:00 +0000 42811 at http://contractingbusiness.com <p>&ldquo;This is the biggest change in the refrigeration market in 50 years in terms of magnitude and the options that are available,&rdquo; says John Rhodes, president of Emerson Climate Technologies&rsquo; Refrigeration division.</p> ContractingBusiness.com photo Emerson Opens Doors to Helix Innovation Center http://contractingbusiness.com/commercial-hvac/emerson-opens-doors-helix-innovation-center <div class="field-byline"> News from Emerson </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Helix will foster an ambitious, collaborative approach to conducting research to create new technologies that address heating, cooling and refrigeration challenges affecting today’s homes, commercial buildings, data centers, restaurants, supermarkets and other retail operations.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractingbusiness.com/commercial-hvac/emerson-opens-doors-helix-innovation-center" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractingbusiness.com/commercial-hvac/emerson-opens-doors-helix-innovation-center#comments Commercial HVAC Refrigeration Residential HVAC HVACRDB HVACR_DB Wed, 27 Apr 2016 20:14:00 +0000 42451 at http://contractingbusiness.com <p>Emerson&#39;s Helix Innovation Center will serve as a living laboratory for light commercial HVAC product research and development. Other simulated environments include home, data center, commercial kitchen, and supermarket simulation facilities from 1,000 to 2500 sq. ft.</p> <p><em>Photo Emerson</em></p> Connected Technology: A Boon for Refrigeration Contractors http://contractingbusiness.com/refrigeration/connected-technology-boon-refrigeration-contractors <div class="field-byline"> by Paul Hepperla </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The digital age continues to evolve solutions that apply to many industries, including food retail and foodservice.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractingbusiness.com/refrigeration/connected-technology-boon-refrigeration-contractors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractingbusiness.com/refrigeration/connected-technology-boon-refrigeration-contractors#comments Commercial HVAC Refrigeration Gold Wed, 13 Apr 2016 16:25:00 +0000 41491 at http://contractingbusiness.com <p>Connected kitchen equipment &mdash; for example a speed oven &mdash;can provide data, which can be analyzed for valuable, actionable insights about operating activity and maintenance status.</p> Thinkstock Diversified Pure Chem Opens Three New Locations to Expand Small Cylinder Exchange and Refrigerant Buyback Program http://contractingbusiness.com/refrigeration/diversified-pure-chem-opens-three-new-locations-expand-small-cylinder-exchange-and-ref <div class="node-body article-body">Diversified Pure Chem has opened three new facilities to offer small cylinder exchange and refrigerant buyback services</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractingbusiness.com/refrigeration/diversified-pure-chem-opens-three-new-locations-expand-small-cylinder-exchange-and-ref" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractingbusiness.com/refrigeration/diversified-pure-chem-opens-three-new-locations-expand-small-cylinder-exchange-and-ref#comments Refrigeration Thu, 07 Apr 2016 15:00:00 +0000 41271 at http://contractingbusiness.com iStock/Thinkstock Integrated Controls Keep the Brew Cool http://contractingbusiness.com/refrigeration/integrated-controls-keep-brew-cool <div class="node-body article-body">Allagash Brewing Company optimizes temperature control with wireless controllers installed by Maine Controls.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractingbusiness.com/refrigeration/integrated-controls-keep-brew-cool" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractingbusiness.com/refrigeration/integrated-controls-keep-brew-cool#comments Refrigeration Wed, 06 Apr 2016 18:08:00 +0000 41241 at http://contractingbusiness.com Service Options for R-22 Air Conditioning Equipment http://contractingbusiness.com/residential-hvac/service-options-r-22-air-conditioning-equipment <div class="field-byline"> by Brett Van Horn and John Maiorana </div> <div class="node-body article-body">This article explores the options available to R-22-based equipment owners, and help in the understanding of choosing retrofit alternatives.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractingbusiness.com/residential-hvac/service-options-r-22-air-conditioning-equipment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractingbusiness.com/residential-hvac/service-options-r-22-air-conditioning-equipment#comments Refrigeration Residential HVAC Gold Fri, 01 Apr 2016 00:32:00 +0000 40731 at http://contractingbusiness.com Industrial Refrigeration Consortium Meets May 11-12 http://contractingbusiness.com/refrigeration/industrial-refrigeration-consortium-meets-may-11-12 <div class="node-body article-body">Topics to include verifying compressor safety, electric motors and loss mechanisms and inverters for variable frequency drives.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractingbusiness.com/refrigeration/industrial-refrigeration-consortium-meets-may-11-12" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractingbusiness.com/refrigeration/industrial-refrigeration-consortium-meets-may-11-12#comments Refrigeration Tue, 29 Mar 2016 13:36:00 +0000 40601 at http://contractingbusiness.com Danfoss Shows New Refrigeration Valves at IIAR http://contractingbusiness.com/refrigeration/danfoss-shows-new-refrigeration-valves-iiar <div class="field-byline"> News from Danfoss </div> <div class="node-body article-body">ICF multifunction control valves serve as a replacement for most conventional mechanical, electro-mechanical and electronically operated valves. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractingbusiness.com/refrigeration/danfoss-shows-new-refrigeration-valves-iiar" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractingbusiness.com/refrigeration/danfoss-shows-new-refrigeration-valves-iiar#comments Refrigeration HVACRDB Wed, 09 Mar 2016 14:15:00 +0000 40561 at http://contractingbusiness.com Parker Sporlan Releases Products Compatible with Low-GWP Refrigerants http://contractingbusiness.com/refrigeration/parker-sporlan-releases-products-compatible-low-gwp-refrigerants <div class="field-byline"> News from Parker Sporlan </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Lower-GWP HFC refrigerants continue to play an important role in both new installations and retrofits</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractingbusiness.com/refrigeration/parker-sporlan-releases-products-compatible-low-gwp-refrigerants" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractingbusiness.com/refrigeration/parker-sporlan-releases-products-compatible-low-gwp-refrigerants#comments Refrigeration HVACRDB Tue, 01 Mar 2016 21:22:00 +0000 40001 at http://contractingbusiness.com 2016 AHR Expo: New Emerson Copeland Compressor Optimizes Ice Cycle Performance http://contractingbusiness.com/refrigeration/2016-ahr-expo-new-emerson-copeland-compressor-optimizes-ice-cycle-performance <div class="node-body article-body">The CSKIE ice machine runs in duty cycles at different conditions.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractingbusiness.com/refrigeration/2016-ahr-expo-new-emerson-copeland-compressor-optimizes-ice-cycle-performance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractingbusiness.com/refrigeration/2016-ahr-expo-new-emerson-copeland-compressor-optimizes-ice-cycle-performance#comments AHR Refrigeration Thu, 18 Feb 2016 20:25:00 +0000 39771 at http://contractingbusiness.com