Watch our hydrocarbon video coverage from AHR 2018!

At the Expo in Chicago, IL., this website interviewed natural-refrigerant technology manufacturers. Watch our coverage here!

The 2018 AHR Expo (short for International Air-Conditioning, Heating, Refrigerating Exposition) – held Jan. 22-24, 2018 at McCormick Place, Chicago, concurrently with ASHRAE’s Winter Conference – is one of the largest HVAC&R trade shows in the world.

Now in its 88th year, the AHR Expo, co-sponsored by ASHRAE and AHRI, it attracted more than 65,000 attendees, including contractors, engineers, facility managers, distributors, OEMs and other HVACR industry professionals.

Watch our video coverage of the Expo below!

Embraco presents new Plug N' Cool at AHR

John Prall, Embraco, explains how the company's propane Plug N' Cool solution can help end users reduce refrigerant charge in their systems at Chicago’s McCormick Place.

Embraco's new bi-voltage compressor

John Prall, Embraco, explains how the company's new compressor can be used for both 115V and 220V at AHR.

CAREL's HEEZ, now available for R290 in the U.S.

Brandon Marshall, CAREL, explains how U.S. customers can gain efficiencies from using the company’s HEEZ.

Kulthorn on its EC fans for propane compressors at AHR

Dean Rafiee, Kulthorn’s director of business development, explains how his company's EC motor fans further increase the efficiency and reduce the noise of Kulthorn's compressors.

Tecumseh launches variable-speed compressor

Compressor manufacturer Tecumseh showcased a new variable-speed compressor at AHR. Using variable speed technology, the VAE reduces overall energy consumption by dynamically matching compressor capacity to cabinet cooling demand, according to Keith Gifford of Tecumseh. The VAE Series is optimized for use with R290.

HUAYI bringing R290 to the U.S.

Pedro Olalla, Huayi Compressor Barcelona's sales director, explains how his company is bringing R290 technology to the U.S.A. at AHR Expo in Chicago.

By Charlotte McLaughlin

Feb 08, 2018, 12:50

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