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Manufacturing Steps Up as Industry Transitions to Low-GWP Refrigerants

Versatile equipment for producing a wide range of heat exchanger coils from various MicroGroove smaller diameter copper tubes is available now. High-volume production of MicroGroove coils for residential air-conditioners has been an accomplished fact for more than five years and the successful production of coils for refrigeration systems and commercial applications is ever broadening. MicroGroove copper tube For any manufacturer, a major attraction of MicroGroove is the versatility of the production lines. Equipment today is… Read More

LG Electronics Honored by U.S. EPA as 2015 Energy Star Partner of the Year

LG Electronics has been recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) with the 2015 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year-Sustained Excellence Award for continued leadership in protecting the environment through energy efficient consumer electronics and home appliance products. LG also earned the 2015 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year-Climate Communications Award for efforts to raise consumers’ awareness of the impact of climate change. William Cho, President and CEO of LG Electronics USA… Read More

Growing the US Economy through HVACR System Performance

While congressional leaders debate ways to ignite the American economy, they need to look no further than the HVACR industry. Studies of residential HVAC equipment show that the majority is not being installed correctly: 72% are oversized-A system that is too large or small can greatly impact not only the building occupant’s comfort and health but also the energy consumption of the structure and equipment life. 68% are overcharged-A slight under or over… Read More

Low Charge Ammonia Shapes the Future of the Refrigerated Warehousing Sector

Advancement in low charge ammonia technology was a key discussion point at the 34th International Association for Cold Storage Construction (IACSC) Conference & Expo celebrated in Florida last month. The phase out of R22 refrigerant by 2020 under the Montreal Protocol and increasing interest in ammonia charge from the EPA and OSHA has resulted in owners and operators of temperature controlled facilities turning to low charge ammonia solutions for new and existing facilities. Read More