Brussels, Belgium (January 14, 2020) The January 2020 issue of Accelerate Magazine, now available online, celebrates 29 women working around the world in the male-dominated natural refrigerants industry – and having an extraordinary impact on the advancement of climate-friendly cooling and heating.
Debuting in June 2019, Accelerate Magazine is the first news publication written for and about the most progressive business leaders working with climate-friendly natural refrigerants throughout the world. It incorporates shecco’s previously published regional magazines, Accelerate America, Accelerate Europe and Accelerate Australia & New Zealand.
The January 2020 issue of Accelerate Magazine (Vol. 1, No. 106) is viewable at no charge at http://accelerate24.news/magazines/. Print copies of Accelerate Magazine are distributed at major trade shows serving the HVAC (heating, ventilation, air-conditioning) and refrigeration industries, including ATMOsphere conferences; the January issue will be available at the AHR Expo in Orlando, Florida (U.S.), February 3-6, and at ATMOsphere Japan in Tokyo on February 10.
The cover story of the January issue profiles the accomplishments and challenges of women in North America, Europe, Africa, Asia-Pacific and Australia in the natural refrigerants sector of the HVAC&R industry. These women are serving a number of roles – from design engineer and sales manager to project coordinator and energy consultant – for a wide spectrum of organizations, including manufacturers, end users, NGOs and trade associations.
The January 2020 issue also features regional articles on a Hannaford retail warehouse in the U.S., Nestlé in Europe, stores using ammonia/CO2 refrigeration in South Africa, Australian supermarkets employing transcritical CO2 refrigeration, Japanese retail giants Aeon and Lawson, and updates on hydrocarbons and ammonia/CO2 in Southeast Asia. Global trend articles include updates on the Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol and the Global Cooling Prize, and the latest from thought leader René van Gerwen of Entropycs.
For the last 18 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.
Editor in Chief, Accelerate Magazine