Background: ATMOsphere America 2012 is very timely as several SNAP rulings for hydrocarbon applications have been approved just recently. In addition, the recent developments in the commercial refrigeration market in the US and Canada are expected to provide a boost for CO2 transcritical refrigeration in North America.
Main theme: THE BUSINESS CASE FOR NATURAL REFRIGERANTS IN NORTH AMERICA: For the first time
ATMOsphere is coming to North America. With the intention to make it THE annual meeting place for industry experts to discuss natural refrigerant trends, latest technologies and regulatory issues in the US and Canada, it is targeting around 200 decision makers from leading retailers, suppliers, associations and more. Topics for presentations and workshops will be looking at end-users (retailers and consumer brands) as well as technology providers from the commercial and industrial refrigeration, heat pump and air conditioning sectors. The second day features in addition a session on latest market trends as well as regulations, standards and training.