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District Cooling in the air in Jordan

The Abdali area in Jordan’s capital, Amman, needed cooling and heating solutions customised to suit the ambience of the upmarket hub, while working within the constraints of the country’s climatic conditions and water scarcity. Araner proposed a design based on air-cooled chillers with zero water consumption. We bring you the case study…

Added: Apr 18, 2017 | By CCME Content Team

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Monitoring cold storages

The Real-time Monitoring and Management Systems (RMMS) allows the user to monitor and perform diagnostics in case of an emergency

Added: Mar 26, 2017 | By Nayantara N

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Why do we have to produce enough food to feed 10 billion people?

Over 160 delegates gathered at the 3rd World Cold Chain Summit to discuss the progress the world has made in minimising food loss and food wastage, and the challenges that lie ahead to eradicate hunger, strengthen livelihoods and lower greenhouse emissions.

Added: Feb 7, 2017 | By B Surendar

Vigilating from far away

Krish Saxena elaborates on the benefits of remote monitoring and management in commercial refrigeration

Added: Jan 30, 2017 | By CCME Content Team

New kid on the block

Natural refrigerants, such as ammonia dimethyl ether (R-723), help to protect the environment and improve sustainability, says eurammon…

Added: Dec 6, 2016 | By CCME Content Team

Scandinavia: Giving the green light

Sustainability has become a catalyst for innovation in the HVACR sector in the Scandinavian region. We bring you the report.

Added: Sep 26, 2016 | By CCME Content Team

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Insulating the planet against GWP and ODP

Highlighting that thermal insulation and pre-insulated panels can negatively impact climate change if they are not manufactured in a responsible manner, as enshrined in international agreements, Sarmad Fakhri asserts that foam insulation products need to be not only CFC-free but also HCFC-free to ensure low global warming potential and zero ozone-depleting potential.

Added: Aug 29, 2016 | By CCME Content Team

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ISHRAE Thane Chapter to organise full day workshop on refrigerants

The workshop, the announcement revealed, will provide an understanding of the technicians’ HVACR responsibilities when designing, installing or maintaining various refrigeration or air conditioning systems that are charged with refrigerants.

Added: Jul 27, 2016 | By CCME Content Team

How smart is your building?

Pointing out that knowledge of control applications can go a long way in eliciting optimal advantage from a Building Management System, Arvind K Swarnkar lists thumb rules to help follow best practices for control systems in a smart building.

Added: Jul 24, 2016 | By CCME Content Team

‘Top management wants to apply the Turkey blueprint to the whole region’

Levent Taşkın, former General Manager of Danfoss Turkey and the company’s new Regional President for Turkey, Middle East and Africa, in conversation with Fatima de la Cerna of Climate Control Middle East to discuss his plans for the region, including replicating the company’s performance in the Turkey market through an improved customer service system and unified business units.

Added: Jun 29, 2016 | By Fatima de la Cerna

Compressors keep afloat

There appears to be no ebb in demand for compressors in the Middle East, despite the current market scenario. Industry experts explain why.

Added: May 23, 2016 | By Rajiv Pillai

Decoding COP 21

Widely lauded as a historic accord on climate change, the Paris Agreement aims to mitigate global warming, by bringing about a reduction in GHG emissions, among other goals. But what would the adoption of the agreement mean for the industry and the region? How would it shape government regulations and business decisions? We bring you responses and reactions from regional and international industry leaders and members of organisations.

Added: Apr 17, 2016 | By CCME Content Team

A birds’-eye view of frozen foods

History is simultaneous, and not linear, as historians would have us believe. In this tangled simultaneity of events, with claims and counter-claims of being the first one at the finishing line, here’s following one strand...

Added: Feb 17, 2016 | By Pratibha Umashankar

Waste not, want not

Food wastage does not garner as much attention as climate change does, which is quite a tragic situation, writes B Surendar.

Added: Jan 12, 2016 | By B Surendar

The tip of the iceberg

We’ve been looking at AC-lore for a while, so let’s get refrigeration out from cold storage…

Added: Dec 5, 2015 | By Pratibha Umashankar

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In search of the elusive refrigerant

Various industry experts share their views on the current state of the refrigerants sector and their approach towards identifying and using the right low-GWP refrigerants for high-ambient countries.

Added: Nov 16, 2015 | By Rajiv Pillai

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Iran in the HVACR race

The landmark nuclear deal sealed between world powers and Iran has been hailed a triumph by many industry players in Iran and elsewhere, especially in the context of doing business in the country. HVACR industry leaders share their views on the current state of the industry and how lifting sanctions on Iran will widen opportunities for the sector. 

Added: Oct 14, 2015 | By Rajiv Pillai

Will the real inventor stand up, please?

It wasn’t one single eureka moment that led to the invention of air conditioners. It looks like many inventive minds dreamed up the idea, often simultaneously, and for different reasons. Without wading into the ‘who first’ controversy, here’s raising a toast to all those pioneers.

Added: Oct 6, 2015 | By Pratibha Umashankar

A Rethink on Refrigerants

Highlighting the effects of climate change and its significance for refrigeration technology, Eurammon makes a case for a unified approach and policy regarding natural refrigerants to combat the inevitable consequences

Added: Jan 5, 2012 | By CCME Content Team

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Flying fish!

Etihad’s special sturgeon fish cargo shipment goes swimmingly from Frankfurt to Abu Dhabi.

Added: Apr 7, 2011 | By CCME Content Team

From Farm to Fork

What we eat traverses great distances. Safeguarding against contamination & disease is the onus of everybody involved.

Added: Mar 20, 2011 | By CCME Content Team

A ‘fruitful’ investigation

Case study to find out the efficiency and effectiveness of Airfree’s patented Thermodynamic Sterilising System (TSS) on fruit, vegetables and perishables.

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Spring rolls and all that

A head of a Dubai-based company talks of refrigeration challenges he encountered at his facility and their impact on business.

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Food Chain Seminar

9th & 10th May 2011, Dubai, UAE

Added: Mar 10, 2011 | By CCME Content Team