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First Latin American ATMOsphere Network

Embraco is proud to announce that is bringing to Brazil the first Latin American ATMOsphere Network, in order to provide an exchange and knowledge environment in the refrigeration industry. The ATMOsphere is a multi-venue conference organized by Shecco (to learn more, access the link) to explain…

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Embraco Case Study Accepted for ATMOsphere America 2017

Embraco is proud to announce that the company has been selected to present a case study at ATMOsphere America 2017. The case study will demonstrate how the EMC Compressor, which uses natural refrigerant R290, achieved unprecedented levels of energy efficiency in a worktop freezer cabinet,…

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New Propane Applications Set for 3 Jan

EPA Announces New Propane Applications On December 1, 2016, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that Final Rule 21 in the Significant New Alternatives Policy (SNAP) program will take effect on January 3, 2017 and will immediately apply new propane applications. The new propane…

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The First R-290 ULT Freezer with Variable Speed Compressor

On June 25th and 26th in Atlanta (USA) took place ATMOsphere America 2015, an important event that aims to discuss the benefits of natural refrigerant gases. During the event, Embraco and Thermo Fisher Scientific, a company leader in serving science and providing health solutions, presented…

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Final Rule — Protection of Stratospheric Ozone: Change of Listing Status for Certain Substitutes under the Significant New Alternatives Policy Program.

In July, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued its Final Rule — Protection of Stratospheric Ozone: Change of Listing Status for Certain Substitutes under the Significant New Alternatives Policy Program. Under this Final Rule, various HFCs and blends containing HFCs previously listed as acceptable…

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ATMOSPHERE AMERICA 2015 – BUSINESS CASE FOR NATURAL REFRIGERANTS

Embraco, in partnership with Thermo Fisher Scientific, will present a case study titled “The First R-290 ULT Freezer with Variable Speed Compressor”. This is the first ultra-low temperature cascade refrigeration system that operates with variable speed compressors, the VNEK213U, that uses natural refrigerants, R-290 and R-170, which don’t harm the ozone layer and have low global warming potential (GWP). The freezer with this Embraco compressor enables a reduction of up to 50% in energy consumption.

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Designing for Natural Refrigerants

How to optimize the refrigeration system and meet the 150g charge limit for using R-290 and R-600a? R290 and R600a are the best choices to meet the upcoming DOE 2017 energy requirements and the proposes EPA ban on HFC refrigerants. Although these refrigerants can cover…

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Why Natural Refrigerants are the best solution

You have probably heard about Global Warming and Greenhouse Effect, but do you know their causes? Analyzing some facts, the data is alarming: • World population has reached 7 billion people in 2013 and there has been an increase in energy consumption, especially in emerging…

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Embraco launches innovative solutions for cooling with R-290

At AHR Expo ‘15, we will introduce our new Plug n’ Cool (or “EPC”) sealed unit line, a complete cooling solution for commercial refrigeration compressor replacements or retrofits. EPC units use R-290 refrigerant and are ideal for grocery store and supermarket use. The company also…

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