March/April, 2019

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NASRC Newsletter
North American Sustainable Refrigeration Council
March/April 2019

NASRC Launches Naturally Cool Movement

Have you heard about our NEW movement? The Naturally Cool Movement is designed to expand support for the industry and accelerate our core initiatives by raising public awareness around natural refrigerants. Small actions can have a big impact. Learn more about how you can support the movement. Read more.

NASRC's Commercial & Food Retail Track at the IIAR Conference

For the first time ever, the 2019 IIAR Conference and Expo included a new Commercial and Food Retail track curated by the NASRC. This new track featured technical papers, presentations, and panel discussions focused on natural refrigerant applications in supermarkets. Read more.

NASRC 2018 Annual Report

We recently published our 2018 Annual Report, which highlights some of the incredible progress we made with our members and partners last year. Together, we made great strides towards achieving our mission, and we look forward to building on that work this year. Read more.

For NASRC Members:

Industry Events & Trainings Did we miss something? Let us know!
Industry News
Welcome New Members! 
  • Boulder Organic Foods
  • Carnot Refrigeration
  • Draeger's Supermarkets, Inc
  • J Vidal Associates
  • Roche
  • Sugar Creek Packing Co
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January/February, 2019

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North American Sustainable Refrigeration Council
January/February 2019

Naturally Cool: NASRC's New Commercial & Food Retail Track

For the first time, the NASRC has curated a NEW Commercial & Food Retail Track for the 2019 IIAR Conference & Expo (March 3-6, Phoenix, Arizona). This new track incorporates our network of industry experts to explore groundbreaking ideas and trends in commercial refrigeration. Register now!

NASRC Seminar Highlights “Future-Proof” HFC Alternatives In Supermarkets

On January 10th, the NASRC presented a Natural Refrigerant Seminar and Live CO2 Demo at the Danfoss Headquarters. The seminar shared insights on natural refrigerant applications in supermarkets, and why they are considered “future-proof." Read more.

NASRC Welcomes THREE Premium Members!

NASRC is excited to welcome THREE new premium members to our network. Read more about each of their companies, why they joined the NASRC, and how they are advancing natural refrigerants:

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Welcome New Members! 
  • Costco
  • Güntner U.S. - Gold Member
  • Trakref
  • Efficiency Vermont
  • Energy Efficiency Services (E2S)
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November/December, 2018

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November/December 2018

Walmart's Jim McClendon Joins NASRC Board of Directors

Jim McClendon, Director of Energy Efficiency for Walmart Stores Inc., has joined the NASRC Board of Directors. Read more

First Look: RETA CO2 Training Handbook

NASRC and RETA have partnered to develop a CO2 handbook for commercial and industrial applications. Sign up by January 8th to receive the draft and provide feedback.

NASRC Seminar: Refrigerants, Regulations, & Live CO2 Demo

Join us January 10th, in Baltimore, MD, for an overview of natural refrigerants, updates on regulations & standards, and live CO2 demonstration. Read more.

NASRC Board Elects New Officers

The NASRC Board of Directors is excited to announce the new elected team of Board Officers. Read more about our Board leadership team and how they are driving our mission.

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Industry Events & Trainings Did we miss something? Let us know!
Industry News
Welcome New Members! 
  • Walmart Stores Inc.
  • Arneg - Platinum Member
  • R3 Retail Development - Silver Member
  • Clima-Tech LLC
  • DEEM Mechanical
  • Ecology Action
  • Jack R Gage Refrigeration (JRG Refrigeration)
  • ServiceChannel
  • VaCom Technologies
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September/October, 2018

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September/October 2018

Low-GWP Incentives In California: What's Next?

California has passed the Cooling Act, establishing a statewide incentive program for low-GWP refrigerant technologies. Now, industry support is needed to secure funding. Take Action Today!

NASRC Provides Natural Refrigerant Insights in Vermont

This month, the NASRC and Efficiency Vermont co-hosted a free Natural Refrigerants Workshop in Vermont, which highlighted natural refrigerant options in new and existing stores, and the mega-trends driving supermarket decisions. Read more

NASRC Technician Toolkit

NASRC is compiling a comprehensive list of existing natural refrigerant training resources and educational materials. Interested in contributing? 
Contact NASRC for more information. 

NEW! Commercial Track at IIAR 2019 Conference & Expo

NASRC is partnering with IIAR to offer a commercial track at the 2019 Conference & Expo, featuring educational sessions, technical presentations, and new material unlike any other industry event. You won't find this combination of product exhibitions, networking opportunities, and technical content anywhere else! March 3-6, 2019 / Phoenix, Arizona. Read more

Gas Innovations Joins NASRC as Silver Member

NASRC welcomes Gas Innovations - a world-wide supplier of high purity hydrocarbons in the refrigerant, pharmaceutical, industrial, electronics and agricultural chemical industries - as a silver member! Read more.

For NASRC Members:

  • Quarterly Webinar: Refrigerant Regulations (Formerly known as the Quarterly Policy Webinar): NASRC members are invited to join this update on refrigerant policies and regulations held on December 5th at 11AM PDT / 2PM EDT. Register here.
  • Incentives Task ForceThe NASRC Incentives Task Force is a group of industry leaders who recognize the importance of incentive programs in driving the adoption of low-GWP refrigerant technologies. Sign up to stay informed on incentive activities and opportunities.
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Industry News
Welcome New Members! 
  • 2050 Partners, Inc.
  • Gas Innovations - Silver Member
  • OTS Energy
  • Turner Piping & Refrigeration
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July/August, 2018

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North American Sustainable Refrigeration Council
July/August 2018

Nearly 14,000 US Supermarket Locations Are NASRC Members

The North America Sustainable Refrigeration Council (NASRC) is excited to announce that our end-user membership now encompasses nearly 14,000 supermarkets. Read why so many are joining here.

FREE Natural Refrigerant Workshop

Mapping the Future of Refrigerants
Join the NASRC and Efficiency Vermont for a FREE workshop that will provide an in-depth overview of natural refrigerant options and how the industry’s “mega-trends” will influence those options in new and existing stores.
October 3rd, 2018 / 9AM - 5PM / Burlington, Vermont
Register Today

Climate Pros Joins NASRC as a Platinum Member

NASRC is thrilled to welcome Climate Pros - a service contractor who is actively preparing their technicians to work with natural refrigerants - as a platinum member! Read more.
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Upcoming Trainings & Events
Industry News
Welcome New Members! 
  • Climate Pros - Platinum Member
  • KORE Refrigeration
  • ALDI
  • Loblaws
  • PCC Community Markets
  • Nature's Path Foods
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May/June, 2018

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May/June 2018
NASRC & IIAR Partner on New Commercial Track at IIAR Annual Conference
NASRC will be partnering with IIAR on an exciting new commercial refrigeration track at the 2019 IIAR Natural Refrigeration Conference and Expo. Mark your calendars and consider submitting an abstract! Read more.
Last month, the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) released their draft proposal to raise the maximum charge size for flammable refrigerants in commercial self-contained cases from 150 grams to 500 grams. Read more to find out why this matters and learn how to get involved.
Refrigerant End-Users:
Find qualified service contractors with the NASRC Natural Refrigerants Service Network for FREE. Register today to start connecting.
The NASRC hosted a natural refrigerant workshop in May that focused on the "mega-trends" influencing commercial refrigeration options. Read more about the workshop and keep an eye out for future NASRC events
NASRC is now registered on AmazonSmile. By shopping through AmazonSmile and selecting our profile as your charity, a portion of proceeds from your purchase will contribute directly to NASRC without taking any extra cash out of your pocket!
New NASRC Utility Engagement Initiative
The Utilities & Energy Efficiency Progress Group is excited to announce a new project focused on utility engagement in the natural refrigerant arena, which involves developing a toolkit the NASRC can use to best serve each type of utility company based on their customers' unique needs. If you are interested in learning more or would like to be involved, please contact Adriane Lepage.
Upcoming Trainings & Events
Industry News
Did You Know? 1 out of 3 supermarket locations in the US is an NASRC Member
NASRC membership is FREE for End Users. Whether you’re actively pursuing natural refrigerants or just want to stay up-to-date on refrigeration options and regulations, you will surely benefit from joining our growing community. Read more about the benefits of End User membership here

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March/April, 2018

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North American Sustainable Refrigeration Council
March/April 2018
Take 1 Minute to Support Low-GWP Refrigerants
NASRC is calling for industry to voice their support for low-GWP refrigerants by signing a petition for faster action on codes and standards. Remember it can be signed by individuals & organizations. 
SIGN THE STATEMENT TODAY!
NASRC Workshop: Mapping the Future of Refrigerants 
Join NASRC for a FREE workshop to map out the future of refrigerant use in the food retail industry. Equip yourself with the necessary information to make the right refrigerant decisions – today and tomorrow! 

Where? Boise, ID When? Thursday, May 3rd
Space is limited, Register here.

NASRC Welcomes Two New Staff Members!
NASRC is thrilled to welcome two new staff members to our growing team. Adriane Lepage and Morgan Smith joined NASRC as project managers earlier this year. Read more.
The NASRC progress groups are at the core of our mission to overcome the hurdles slowing the progress of natural refrigerants. Check out some highlights of what we've been up to here.
Upcoming Trainings & Events
Looking for Past NASRC Events?
View past event information here. Members can also access past presentations and materials in the Members Resource Library
Industry News
Did You Know? 1 out of 3 supermarket locations in the US is an NASRC Member
NASRC membership is FREE for End Users. Whether you’re actively pursuing natural refrigerants or just want to stay up-to-date on refrigeration options and regulations, you will surely benefit from joining our growing community. Read more about the benefits of End User membership here

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January/February, 2018

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Jan/Feb 2018
California Cooling Act Announced
California State Senator Lara introduced new bill to target HFC reduction. The bill proposes a new incentive program to support California businesses and residents as they adopt low-global warming potential (GWP) refrigerants. Read more.
NASRC Webinar: Quarterly Policy Update
FOR NASRC MEMBERS
Wednesday, March 13th at 11:00AM PDT (2:00PM EDT)
Register here
NASRC Launches Service Network
The NASRC Service Network is a free tool to connect experienced refrigeration contractors with End Users searching for natural refrigerant service. Read more.
DOE Better Buildings Alliance Webinar 
Miss the latest DOE Better Buildings Alliance discussion on advanced refrigeration? NASRC is now an affiliate partner and co-hosted the latest webinar. View the recording here
Upcoming Trainings & Events
Looking for Past NASRC Events?
View past event information here. Members can also access past presentations and materials in the Members Resource Library
Industry News
Welcome New Members!
  • Aeropres Corporation - Gold Member
  • Carlyle Compressor
  • Certified Energy Consultants
  • Climacheck
  • Eastern Refrigeration
  • Embraco - Platinum Member
  • Evapco
  • Grocery Outlet
  • kW Engineering
  • South-Town, Inc
  • St Cloud Refrigeration
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July/August, 2017

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NASRC Monthly Newsletter
North American Sustainable Refrigeration Council
July / August 2017

Why Supermarkets Should Care about the Kigali Amendment

In the wake of the recent decision by the US Federal Appeals Court that questions the EPA's power to regulate non-ozone depleting refrigerants, supermarket retailers are questioning how to move forward. Will the SNAP program have the power to approve refrigerants? Read more.
Seminar Highlights Challenges & Successes of Natural Refrigerants
The NASRC held a natural refrigerants seminar focused on both the barriers and case studies of successful projects. The seminar was held in two half-day sessions on July 17th, 2017, hosted at the DC Engineering offices in Meridian near Boise, Idaho. Read more.
NASRC Webinar: Quarterly Policy Update
FOR MEMBERS ONLY
August 23rd, 2017, 11:00AM PDT (2:00PM EDT)
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Save the Date!
Danfoss Symposium: Refrigerants2Sustainability
September 27, 2017, 12:00pm to 5:00pm 
Immediately following FMI Energy
Space is limited, RSVP today!
NASRC Webinar: Natural Refrigerant Options & Benefits
This informative webinar, hosted by Andre Patenaude of Emerson, explored natural refrigerant options, benefits and considerations of the various applications and strategies to optimize efficiency and performance.
Missed this webinar? Watch the recording here.
Industry News
Upcoming Trainings & Events
Welcome New Members!
  • Secop - SILVER Member
  • Accutherm Refrigeration
  • Bacharach
  • RefPlus
  • Southern CaseArts
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June, 2017

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North American Sustainable Refrigeration Council
June 2017

SMUD Launches Natural Refrigerant Incentive Program

The Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) has announced the launch of a new pilot program that will provide incentives for both energy savings and direct greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reduction up to $250,000 per project. Read more.
Are HFCs Headed Towards a Price Hike?
Retailers should consider whether the commitments made by the United States under the Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol will drive price increases for HFCs with high global warming potential. Read more.
Natural Refrigerants Seminar & Live Demo
Boise, Idaho
Monday July, 17, 2017
  • Session 1: 9AM - 12PM
  • Session 2: 1PM - 4PM
  • Social Event: 4PM - 6PM
Danfoss CO2 Hands-on Training
Boise, Idaho
  • Session 1: July 11-12
  • Session 2: July 13-14
  • Session 3: July 18-19

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Member Perspective: Q&A with Sprouts Farmers Market
Frank Davis, Director of Facility Engineering at Sprouts Farmers Market shares his perspective and experience with natural refrigerants. Read more
NASRC Receives Small Business Environmental Leadership Award
NASRC was recognized by the National Steering Committee (NSC) of Small Business Environmental Assistance Programs (SBEAPs) for its environmental leadership. Read More.
Upcoming Trainings & Events
Welcome New Members!
  • AHT Cooling Systems - SILVER 
  • Brookshire Brothers
  • Heatcraft / Kysor Warren
  • Raley's Family of Fine Stores
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May, 2017

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May 2017