What differentiates BITZER semi-hermetic reciprocating compressors from the rest?

When it comes to semi-hermetic reciprocating compressors, BITZER’s innovation and superior technology differentiates their products from other semi-hermetic reciprocation compressors on the market. The most popular of BITZER’s semi-hermetic reciprocating compressors in South Africa is the ECOLINE range. BITZER’s latest range is the ECOLINE+ which is available solely for CO2 applications. These compressors are different... Continue Reading →


The future of R410A in Africa

R410A was invented 1991, following an outcry by the global community for environmentally friendly refrigerant gasses. It is an HFC blend of R32 and R125 and was set to replace the ozone depleting R22. Despite its high global warming potential (GWP), it does not deplete the ozone, it’s non-flammable, non-corrosive, it has low toxicity, it’s... Continue Reading →

Makro goes green with BITZER

In 2016, Makro Strubens Valley decided to refurbish their refrigeration systems to be more energy efficient and more environmentally friendly. The refurbishment not only included changes to their refrigeration system but also a massive increase in refrigeration capacity. A study of the refurbishment was conducted by an independent 3rd party entity who investigated the energy... Continue Reading →

How BITZER is fighting counterfeiters

Counterfeit compressors have become a big problem for the HVAC&R industry. It poses a safety risk for users and technicians; poor performance; and substandard life cycle and reliability. Therefore, in 2015, BITZER waged war against pirated equipment by putting in place various guidelines for users to follow and additional countermeasures to address this issue. One... Continue Reading →

ElectraTherm technology coming to Nigeria

ElectraTherm, acquired by BITZER at the end of January 2017, is a leader in distributed waste heat to power generation. This new technology benefits generator users because it offers high energy efficiency and low operating costs, especially in Africa. ElectraTherm’s Power+ generators capture waste heat typically emitted by smokestacks, exhausts, radiators and cooling towers, then... Continue Reading →

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