Portland, Oregon, July 17, 2017: Winners of the 2017 Accelerate America Awards, given for excellence in advancing the adoption of natural refrigerant-based technology in North America, are profiled in the June-July 2017 issue of Accelerate America, published online this week.
Produced by shecco, the worldwide expert in natural refrigerant news, Accelerate America is the first news magazine written for and about the most progressive business leaders working with climate-friendly natural refrigerants in the United States, Canada and Mexico.
Accelerate America is viewable online at no charge at http://www.acceleratena.com. In addition, print copies are distributed at major North American trade shows serving the HVAC (heating, ventilation, air-conditioning) and refrigeration industries, and mailed to key end users in food retail, foodservice, cold storage, food processing and other sectors.
The winners of the 2017 Accelerate America Awards are: Paul Anderson, senior director of engineering, Target (Person of the Year); Whole Foods Market (Best in Sector/Food Retail); Nestlé (Best in Sector/Foodservice); US Cold Storage (Best in Sector/Industrial; and Hillphoenix (Innovation of the Year for the AdvansorFlex). The awards were presented at the ATMOsphere America 2017 conference, held June 5-7 in San Diego, Calif.
The June-July 2017 issue (volume 3, No. 26) also provides coverage of key educational sessions at ATMOsphere America 2017, including panel discussions by industry thought leaders and food retailers, a fact-finding workshop led by the California Air Resources Board, and an interview with Steven Trulaske, CEO of True Manufacturing
Also covered in the June-July issue: Reporting from the Global Cold Chain Expo and the National Restaurant Association Show, the results of polling on natural refrigerant trends taken at ATMOsphere America 2017, and a look at CO2 refrigeration for large-format food retailers.
For the last 16 years, market accelerator shecco has been active in helping bring climate friendly technologies faster to market. shecco supports over 100 partners worldwide in the HVAC&R sector, where the focus is on sustainable refrigeration, heating & cooling technologies using natural refrigerants. shecco offers a variety of services in three areas: 1) media, including online industry platforms, magazines and a catalog of dedicated research reports; 2) market development, including market research, consultancy and public affairs services, as well as special international projects; and 3) events, including international conferences and national workshops.
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