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Man Running with Chiller Strapped to Back

Icecool Trailers - 30-May-2014
Running a 10K race is difficult enough when you are only dealing with your own physical limits. Nevertheless, a former soldier from Burnley is taking the 10K run to the next level by completing the course with a 30 kg refrigerator strapped to his back. Former army corporal Paul Tunstill will make his run on June 22 when he participates in the annual Pennine 10k challenge.

Industry Group Calls for Reduced HFC Consumption

Icecool Trailers - 20-May-2014
Various world regulatory bodies have done a great job of regulating CFCs and HCFCs to the point of all but eliminating these from significant worldwide use. Now the European Fluorocarbons Technical Committee (EFTC) is calling for similar action where HFCs are concerned. The industry trade group believes the HFC cap and phase-out proposed by the Montreal Protocol is a good idea.

'Donkey Engine' to Transform Portable Refrigeration

Icecool Trailers - 13-May-2014
The need for reliable portable refrigeration is evident by the number of refrigerated trucks and trailers on the road. Moreover, even in a business like ours, providing portable, temporary refrigeration for outdoor events, weddings, and emergencies is something that is almost a necessity in the 21st century. Unfortunately, it all comes at a cost to the environment.

New refrigeration regulations January 2015

IceCool Trailers - 30-Apr-2014
From 1 January 2015, R22 will no longer be allowed as a refrigerant in the UK. Reclaimed hydrofluorocarbons (HCFCs) will no longer be used for either refrigeration or air-conditioning systems manufactured, sold, or serviced here. This has lead experts to encourage refrigeration companies to start looking at R22 solutions right now. Many are already doing so.

EU F Gas Regulations Affect Refrigeration Industry

Ice Cool Trailers - 22-Apr-2014
In a decision viewed by most in the refrigeration industry as rather anti-climactic, the European Union approved new F-gas regulations on April 14. F-gases (fluorinated greenhouse gases) are believed to be a major contributor to the global greenhouse effect due to their tendency to remain in the atmosphere for prolonged periods. According to the new regulations, the EU hopes to cut F-gas levels by more than 60% over the next 16 years.

Replacing Refrigeration Units with Cold Rooms

Icecool Trailers - 10-Apr-2014
Noisy refrigeration units in the Staffordshire town of Lichfield are now going to cost the owner of a local business £5,100. The fine was levied against Dave's Discount Ltd after the shop failed to comply with an abatement order issued as a result of complaints about the units in question. The owner of the shop recently pled guilty at Staffordshire Magistrates' Court.

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