Emerson Climate Technologies White Paper Highlights Environmentally Responsible Use for Refrigerants in Commercial Applications

Emerson Climate Technologies White Paper Highlights Environmentally Responsible Use for Refrigerants in Commercial Applications

Providing Comfort and Safeguarding Food While Protecting the Environment

ST. LOUIS, July 28, 2011 – Constantly evolving regulations and new studies make maintaining best practices in the commercial refrigeration market a moving target. With that in mind, Emerson Climate Technologies has updated its white paper on refrigerants for commercial refrigeration applications. Recent advancements have led to a refresh of the white paper, which is written to provide information to key stakeholders, to address the challenges the industry faces. 

“It’s important to understand that this is an evolutionary process,” said Rajan Rajendran,  director Engineering Services. “While today’s HFCs are the industry standard, they’re certainly not the last step in the process. As a manufacturer of compressors, Emerson Climate Technologies is doing everything we can to improve efficiency and reliability. Working together with companies who produce refrigerants, we will continue to push the industry to reduce our environmental footprint.”

The white paper discusses criteria for choosing a refrigerant, updates on refrigerant consumption regulations, recent advancements in the refrigerant sector leading to greener practices, system design considerations for operating at an optimal and responsible level and the future direction of refrigerants in the HVACR industry.

Moving forward, the industry can expect to see developments that push towards more environmentally friendly practices that decrease energy consumption. Emerson Climate Technologies is committed to protecting the environment, and stands in a unique position to provide insights.

The recently updated white paper provides information on the following changes:

  • TEWI and GWP values
  • Phaseout timelines
  • Regulations
  • New HFC solutions
  • Expanded halogen-free refrigerants
  • Prospects for HFOs and other low-GWP refrigerants

To download the latest copy of the Refrigerants for commercial refrigeration applications white paper, visit www.emersonclimate.com/whitepaperref.

About Emerson
Emerson (NYSE: EMR), based in St. Louis, Missouri (USA), is a global leader in bringing technology and engineering together to provide innovative solutions for customers in industrial, commercial, and consumer markets through its network power, process management, industrial automation, climate technologies, and tools and storage businesses. Sales in fiscal 2010 were $21 billion. For more information, visit www.Emerson.com.

About Emerson Climate Technologies
Emerson Climate Technologies, a business segment of Emerson, is the world’s leading provider of heating, air conditioning and refrigeration solutions for residential, industrial and commercial applications. The group combines best-in-class technology with proven engineering, design, distribution, educational and monitoring services to provide customized, integrated climate-control solutions for customers worldwide. Emerson Climate Technologies’ innovative solutions, which include industry-leading brands such as Copeland Scroll and White-Rodgers, improve human comfort, safeguard food and protect the environment.

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