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  • KTH Live-in Lab's presents its annual report for 2020

    Published May 07, 2021

    "2020 has once again been a very exciting year for KTH Live-In Lab as a research center", writes CEO Jonas Anund Vogel in the newly released annual re...

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  • Energy students present their work at the Legionella information day

    Jennie and Linnea
    Published Apr 30, 2021

    Jennie Lindblom and Linnea Persson, our 2020 KEX Students, have presented their work at Legionella information day hosted by Säker Vatten (an organiza...

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  • Being relevant is key to dissemination

    Illustration of Björn Palm surrounded by houses and greenery.
    Published Apr 07, 2021

    The energy field can make large contributions to a sustainable future – which is the reason why Björn Palm from Department of Energy Technology goes t...

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  • Per Lundqvist - new Vice President for Sustainability

    Per Lundqvist, Professor, Vice Rector for Sustainability
    Published Mar 29, 2021

    Per Lundqvist from EGI has become the new Vice President for Sustainable Development at KTH

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  • Open position as Industrial PhD student at NIBE

    NIBE heat pump.
    Published Feb 23, 2021

    One of Europe’s leading manufacturers of heat pumps, NIBE, together with Electricité de France (EDF) is looking for an industrial ph.d. student, to be...

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  • Developments on the refrigerant front during the past year

    Published Jan 03, 2019

    When we come to the last publication of the year, we usually look back on what has happened during the year, with a focus on the transition to new env...

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  • Low GWP refrigerants: previous and ongoing projects

    Published Dec 03, 2018

    "Refrigerants with low Global Warming Potential" is the title of the project carried out within Effsys Expand research program and supported by the E...

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  • Environmentally friendly refrigeration systems are needed to mitigate the climate change

    Published Sep 28, 2018

    The current EU regulations already address the environmental impact of refrigeration systems by replacing high GWP refrigerants with low-to-zero GWP r...

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  • Natural refrigerants in focus of the Gustav Lorentzen conference

    Published Aug 14, 2018

    The conference focusing on natural refrigerants was recently held in Valencia, Spain. An indication of the growing interest in natural refrigerants is...

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  • Research focused on safe use of combustible refrigerants

    Published Jul 11, 2018
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  • Highlights from the conference on cold chain and refrigeration exhibition in China

    Published Apr 30, 2018

    We have recently attended the international conference ICCC2018 on cold chain and annual refrigeration exhibition CRH2018 in China. In this article we...

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  • The effects of the F-Gas Regulation concern the heat pump industry

    Published Apr 30, 2018

    High GWP refrigerants are replaced by lower GWP alternatives on the European market. This is due to the reduced quotas (measured in CO2 equivalents), ...

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  • New F-gas regulation quota is in place. Are we on track to meet it?

    Published Feb 08, 2018

    The amount of the fluoridated gases, including synthetic refrigerants, should be significantly reduced during this year. This is requirement of the F-...

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  • This happened in refrigerant development during the past year

    Published Feb 07, 2018

    The Swedish refrigeration industry is in a transition phase to new refrigerants and refrigeration systems. In this article we will highlight the most ...

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  • F-gases: do we know what they are?

    Published Feb 07, 2018

    You are certainly aware of the so called F-gas regulation and its effect it already has on refrigeration industry. In this article we review which F-g...

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  • Emissions of fluorinated gases and their emission reduction

    Published Jan 09, 2018

    The reduction of fluorinated gases (F-gases) emissions is agreed in entire world and in the EU there are strong requirements for such reduction within...

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