Ecodesign Directive and Process Cooling – New laws

This article about the Ecodesign Directive first appeared as an exclusive feature in British Plastics & Rubber, February 2017. With the next tranche of legislation (the Ecodesign Directive) affecting temperature control in the manufacturing industry due in 2018, it’s forcing manufacturers to take a close look at process systems to ensure future compliance. But there’s already … Read more

Advanced compressor technology for energy savings of up to 60%

The refrigeration market must embrace advanced compressors to stand chance of meeting EU efficiency targets, says Brent Hall, Technical Manager at ICS Cool Energy. With the shadow of the EU’s 2021 energy saving legislation looming over the UK’s refrigeration market, the industry is being urged to proactively target compressor efficiency in order to fulfil its … Read more