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Introduction to CO2 as a Refrigerant

May 1, 2024
May 2, 2024 (All day)
Beijer Ref Academy, Thorp Arch Trading Estate, Wetherby, LS23 7FS   View map


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Event Details

Designed for experienced refrigeration engineers that have yet to work on CO2 based systems, this course covers the theory of operating a CO2 system. With a GWP of 1, the use of CO2 as a refrigerant is increasingly popular and is the future refrigerant for multiple applications. This two day course removes the mystique around CO2 and its use in refrigeration systems, proving that is just another, excellent, refrigerant. Engineers will leave the Beijer ref Academy feeling competent and confident in servicing and maintaining a CO2 system.

Course content

  • R744 as a refrigerant and it’s fundamental properties and benefits
  • In detail overview of transcritical operation
  • Key components, what are they and what they do
  • Installation techniques
  • The fundamental differences between a standard system and a CO2 system
  • An overview of a typical control system and its strategy for system operation
  • Charging and commissioning a system
  • Service and Maintenance of R744 equipment
  • An introduction to specific R744 service tools
  • Energy saving features of a CO2 system
  • An in-depth look at a typical, operating, SCM Smart Booster Pack
  • An understanding of hazards using R744

Suitable for: Experienced refrigeration engineers only

It is mandatory that anyone attending this course has already attained the Category 1 or Category 2 F-Gas qualification.

Minimum Experience Required
Attendees to hold a Category 1 or Category 2 F-Gas qualification.