Emerson World Refrigeration Day

Emerson Sponsors World Refrigeration Day

June 21, 2019

Emerson (NYSE: EMR) today announced it will be a sponsor of World Refrigeration Day on June 26. The first annual event, celebrated on the 195th birthday of Lord Kelvin, will raise awareness and understanding of the significant role that refrigeration, air conditioning and heat pump (RACHP) technology plays in modern living.

Emerson World Refrigeration DayRACHP and HVACR organizations and professionals from the U.S., India, Pakistan, the Philippines, Thailand, Australia, Africa, and across Europe have indicated their support for the establishment of World Refrigeration Day and will participate in a range of activities to recognize the event. Emerson will take part in a 90-minute webinar titled “Refrigerants for Life: How Refrigerants Affect Modern Life” on June 26, at 9 a.m. EDT. Dr. Rajan Rajendran, vice president, System Innovation Center and Sustainability for Emerson Commercial and Residential Solutions, will represent the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE), and will present on the responsible use of refrigerants. Rajendran is director of The Helix, Emerson’s research and innovation center located on the University of Dayton campus. He represents Emerson in its communications with various policy and industry organizations, such as the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy, among others. He is widely recognized throughout the industry as an expert on the application and regulation of refrigerants.

“At Emerson, we are committed to helping our customers address the world’s most critical needs.  We are excited to participate in World Refrigeration Day and promote the role that refrigeration, air conditioning and heat pump technologies and applications have in today’s world,” said Rajendran. “We aim to advance the dialogue and are actively engaged with leaders in the refrigeration and air conditioning industries to address the many challenges the industry is facing — including evolving environment related regulations; climate change awareness; the growing ubiquity of digital technologies; food safety and quality needs; and the never-ending energy and operating cost concerns.”

To register for the webinar, visit https://www.ashrae.org/technical-resources/refrigeration/refrigerants-for-life-how-refrigerants-affect-modern-life. And for more information on HVACR technologies, visit https://climate.emerson.com/en-us.

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