Brussels, 28 June 2016: shecco is proud to announce the publication of its latest regional report, which looks at current and future use of natural refrigerants in Japan. The ‘GUIDE to Natural Refrigerants in Japan – State of the Industry 2016’ analyses key market, technology and policy trends for natural refrigerants, focusing on key sectors like commercial and industrial refrigeration.
The GUIDE to Natural Refrigerants in Japan is an easy-to-access reference guide to the current and future market potential of refrigeration, heating and cooling solutions working with carbon dioxide, ammonia, hydrocarbons, water and air as refrigerants in Japan and beyond.
The GUIDE identifies best-practice technology case studies across Japan and successful business cases in export markets. It also features technology and market maps. Presenting market forecasts per application and refrigerant, it delivers unique perspectives to a targeted audience of Japanese and foreign policymakers, industry leaders and end users worldwide.
Highlights of the GUIDE
The first dedicated publication showcasing Japanese innovations for natural refrigerants features the following:
Among the highlights is an infographic portraying the dramatic adoption of CO2 and hydrocarbons for vending machine equipment, where natural refrigerants currently account for over 50% of the market with 2.5 million HFC-free units currently in the field. In addition, market maps show the location of 1,500+ CO2 transcritical stores as well as key export markets for NH3/CO2 secondary systems, over 1,000 units of which are already used in Japan.
For the past 15 years market accelerator shecco has been active in helping bring climate friendly technologies faster to market. shecco supports over 150+ partners worldwide in the HVAC&R sector, where the focus is on sustainable refrigeration, heating & cooling technologies using natural refrigerants. shecco offers a variety of services in three areas: 1) media, including online industry platforms, magazines and a catalogue of dedicated research reports; 2) market development, including market research, consultancy and public affairs services, as well as special international projects; and 3) events, including international conferences and national workshops.
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