ATMOsphere America: Back for a 3rd annual event in San Francisco!

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We are very happy to officially announce the 3rd annual ATMOsphere America 2014, which will take place on 18-19 June in San Francisco!

Following two very successful editions of ATMOsphere America in Washington, D.C., we have decided to mix things up next year and move the conference to the West coast to value the great developments in regards to natural refrigerant technology in this area and attract an even larger and more diverse range of around 250 participants. Along with the new location, the 2014 annual of the event introduces an exciting program with new topics and new sessions. Be sure to mark your calendars because this is a conference you won’t want to miss!
We are also pleased to welcome several sponsors who have already signed up to support the event: Hillphoenix, Carnot Refrigeration, Heatcraft Worldwide Refrigeration, CAREL, True Manufacturing, BITZER, Cimco Refrigeration, Alfa Laval, Star Refrigeration and EcoThermics.
Program overview

The ATMOsphere America 2014 program combines the traditional topics and sessions you’ve come to expect from the conference with several new and exciting features. Below, you will find a general preliminary overview of the program, additional details about the sessions will follow in the coming weeks.

Tuesday, 17 June
  • Afternoon site visit: Napa Valley Wine Tour and visit of a natural refrigerant project (optional)
Wednesday, 18 June
  • State of the Industry
  • Food Retail Part 1: Supermarkets
  • Food Retail Part 2: Suppliers
  • Combined Q&A Session with Supermarkets and Suppliers
  • Parallel Technology Case Studies Session focusing on commercial and industrial refrigeration, heat pumps, HVAC and other applications
  • Networking Reception
Thursday, 19 June
  • Regulations, Standards & Training
  • Electric Utilities session
  • End User Session (industrial, consumer goods brands, cold storage, light commercial)
  • Parallel Technology Case Studies Session focusing on commercial and industrial refrigeration, heat pumps, HVAC and other applications
Friday, 20 June
  • We are currently planning several optional workshops, information about which will follow in the next few weeks.
For additional details, please visit the preliminary program online at:

General information about ATMOsphere America 2014 can be found at: 


Registration will officially open next week. We will announce the opening with another email detailing special early registration discounts.

Call for technology case studies

This year, ATMOsphere America 2014 is introducing a new concept of parallel Technology Case Study Sessions, which will allow us to concentrate more in depth on topics such as HVAC, commercial refrigeration, industrial refrigeration, heat pumps and other applications. An official call for case studies will be issued in early December.
New sponsors

We are happy to announce the following Sponsors of ATMOsphere America 2014:
Hillphoenix (Platinum Sponsor) is an established manufacturer of display cases, specialty products, refrigeration and power systems, based in Conyers, Georgia. The company is a leading North American manufacturer of CO2 equipment…read more

Carnot Refrigeration (Gold Sponsor) engineers and manufactures custom refrigeration systems and heat pumps using green technologies for industrial and commercial purposes…
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Heatcraft Worldwide Refrigeration (Gold Sponsor) is a global leader in the application of alternative refrigeration systems, working with food service, retail and industrial customers on optimal Life Cycle Climate Performance (LCCP) solutions…
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Carel (Silver Sponsor) is a leading supplier of solutions and control systems for the retail market and has been working in the field of refrigeration, air conditioning and humidity control since 1973…
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True Manufacturing (Silver Sponsor) has been an industry leader in commercial refrigeration for over 65 years…
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Bitzer (Silver Sponsor) is a globally leading manufacturer of refrigerant compressors, including CO2 compressors…
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Cimco Refrigeration (Silver Sponsor) is one of Canada’s largest suppliers of industrial and recreational compression equipment…
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Alfa Laval (Bronze Sponsor) is a leading provider of specialised products and engineering solutions based on its key technologies of heat transfer, separation and fluid handling…
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Star Refrigeration (Bronze Sponsor) is a leading innovator and manufacturer of low charge ammonia cooling solutions…
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EcoThermics (Bronze Sponsor) is a U.S. compressor manufacturer that has been producing energy-efficient compressors for CO2 since 2007…
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Sponsorship opportunities

Interested in becoming a sponsor of ATMOsphere America 2014? For information about sponsorship packages and benefits, please visit: or send an email to Events Manager, Franziska Menten at
If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us at