2018 Award Hat Trick for the ECOLINE +

The BITZER ECOLINE + took home three awards earlier this year, and for good reason. It has transcended the expectations of a transcritical CO2 compressor by being both environmentally friendly and highly energy efficient. The ECOLINE + placed first in the British ACR News industry magazine awards for its innovation, won the Innovation Product Award... Continue Reading →


Going green with heat pump technology

There is no legitimate denial that climate change is upon us and, with that knowledge, it is essential that we do all that we can to diminish the catalysts of global warming. Turning an ordinary building green is one such way What are heat pumps? A heat pump is a means to warm water that... 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 →


BITZER goes above and beyond when it concerns the environment, by ensuring energy efficient full and part load operations. The most current example of this is the heavy hitter and star of the 2017 Euro Shop - the ECOSTAR condensing unit. This fantastic product saves up to 25% of conventionally consumed energy, and already meets... Continue Reading →

EPTA offers CO2 for all climates

The new FTE (Full Transcritical Efficiency) system has already been endorsed by leading compressor manufacturer Bitzer. Describing the system as “a highly innovative, energy-efficient CO2 solution” in combination with its EcoLine+ compressors, Bitzer adds: “The new FTE technology is a major step in the right direction towards the environmentally friendly use of refrigerants in commercial refrigeration, combined with energy efficiency in high ambient temperature regions.”

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