Better than the rest: BITZER semi-hermetic reciprocating compressors

Simple, flexible and reliable As an option for the proven semi-hermetic BITZER reciprocating compressors, the ECOLINE series with the IQ MODULE now provides even more enhanced functions relating to the compressor. Reliable and efficient to operate with very smooth running, ECOLINE stands for flexibility in terms of refrigerant selection and a wide range of applications.... Continue Reading →


Why local retailers are going green

Many South African retailers utilise BITZER technology for their air conditioning and refrigeration needs and one reason their choice is BITZER’s energy efficiency. Electricity prices in South Africa are constantly on the rise from year to year and air conditioning and refrigeration costs can easily make up 50% of your monthly electricity bill. Just last... Continue Reading →

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 →

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