GUIDE to Natural Refrigerants in North America - State of the Industry 2015

Published: 17 September 2015
Lead authors: Nina Masson
Size: 10.03 MB
Number of pages: 160
Following the success of shecco's first publication on the North American market for natural refrigerants, the "GUIDE 2013 - North America's Market Potential", this second edition aims to provide an update on the very latest market and technology developments.

Following the success of shecco's first publication on the North American market for natural refrigerants, the "GUIDE 2013 - North America's Market Potential", the 2015 edition aims to provide an update on the very latest market and technology developments.


An essential reference tool for those working with the natural refrigerants carbon dioxide (CO2), hydrocarbons (HCs), ammonia (NH3), water (H2O) and air, the GUIDE update will enable readers to keep pace with changes in the fast-moving natural refrigerant market and keep their competitive edge by identifying opportunities early on.

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About this GUIDE
Application of natural refrigerants in North America today: Market, technology and policy trends
Outlook for natural refrigerants in North America tomorrow
Key applications for natural refrigerants in North America
Light commercial refrigeration
Commercial refrigeration
Industrial refrigeration
Meet the authors

GUIDE to Natural Refrigerants in North America - State of the Industry 2015

Carnot Refrigeration - CO2 projects in data centres, commercial and industrial refrigeration


Embraco - Energy efficiency improvement in light commercial refrigeration systems


Emerson - Grocery store chain running CO2 booster system in 'HOTLANTA'


GCAP - Provision of training for CO2 and ammonia


Hillphoenix - First warm climate CO2 transcritical store in southwest U.S.


Secop - Energy efficient propane plug-in cabinets in discount retail stores


Nina Masson view profile

Chief Market Development Officer / Publisher / Lead Author

Nina holds two Masters’ degrees in Business Management and in Environmental Management. After serving in a communications role for global energy supplier Norsk Hydro, she has, for the last 10 years, been working in the field of environmental technologies, where she has developed special expertise on natural refrigerants. Today, she is mostly active in business development for market intelligence and consultancy services, as well as special projects and publications. She has been drafting and supervising global studies on behalf of United Nations agencies, including UNEP and UNIDO, as well as served as project coordinator for various EU projects. Nina is Associate Member of the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA).

Marc Chasserot view profile

CEO / Publisher

Marc Chasserot is a specialist in natural refrigerants with over 15 years experience in the HVAC&R sector. In 2006, Marc founded the industry leading website for CO2 cooling and heating experts worldwide, called This was followed by three additional platforms for hydrocarbons, water and ammonia. Since 2007 Marc is co-founder and Managing Director of shecco, an independent market accelerator specialised in bringing Natural Refrigerants 'faster to market', working with numerous companies worldwide. Marc has also chaired and organised several international conferences to discuss 'how to bring natural refrigerants' faster to market, known as 'ATMOsphere'. He is an active member of ASHRAE.

Klára Skačanová view profile

Deputy Manager, Market Development

Klara holds a Masters' degree in International Relations from the University of Economics in Bratislava, Slovakia and has a background in European studies and international economic relations. Before joining shecco, she worked at the European Commission and a small business association. At her current position, Klara coordinates team activities in shecco's Business Development department, including for market research, public affairs and international project services. She is an expert on following legislative developments with an impact on the heating and cooling industry at national, European and international level, and informs decision-makers about the latest trends in the field of natural refrigerants.

Robert Davidson view profile

Junior Analyst, Market Development

Robert Davidson is the holder of a Master’s degree in Development Economics from the School of Oriental and African Studies, London.  An interest in the future of energy led him to shecco where he works as a junior analyst in shecco’s business development department. As a Junior Analyst he works in identifying trends in natural refrigerants and helping clients optimise their strategy in the HVAC&R market.

Elke Milner view profile

e-Marketing Coordinator

Elke holds a Master's degree in Political Science with a concentration in European Union Economic and Social Policy from James Madison University. With experience in marketing and business development consulting as well as teaching political science, she is driven by a keen interest in the environment and sustainable development. She works within shecco’s Media team to disseminate valuable information and analysis to further the reach of natural refrigerants in HVAC&R industries.

Michael Garry view profile

North American Editor
Accelerate America

Michael Garry is a business journalist with a 30-year track record. Most recently, he led the coverage of sustainability, technology and logistics at Supermarket News for more than 11 years. He is well known among retailers, suppliers, technology vendors and trade groups throughout the North American food retailing and consumer goods industries.  A Phi Beta Kappa graduate of M.I.T. with a degree in political science, he has written his first book, "Game of My Life – New York Mets", which will be published in March 2015; in it, 25 baseball players recall their most memorable game.

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