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Refrigeración en la producción de aceite de oliva - INTARCON

Refrigeration in olive oil production

The low harvest expectations for the next season, and the trend towards an early harvest to obtain oil, increases the interest in new harvesting, conservation and extraction techniques for the production of a higher quality oil. This situation means that refrigeration in oil production plays...


Climatización y Refrigeración 2023 - INTARCON

Join us at the International Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Exhibition 2023!

We are excited to announce our participation one more year in the International Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Exhibition - C&R 2023, which will be held from 14 to 17 November at the IFEMA fairgrounds in Madrid. This event is a must for all professionals in...


La refrigeración en secaderos - INTARCON

Refrigeration in dryers

The drying process currently plays a crucial role in the food industry by allowing the drying of certain products and increasing their shelf life, providing safety by allowing food safety to be maintained for a longer period of time. However, to ensure that products maintain...


El futuro sostenible de la refrigeración ¿Por qué R744 o CO2? - INTARCON

The sustainable future of refrigeration, why R744 or CO2?

In the world of refrigeration, the search for more efficient and sustainable solutions has led to a growing popularity of refrigerant R744 or CO2, also known as supercritical carbon dioxide. As we move forward in 2023 and in the coming years, the R744 or CO2...


Día Mundial de la Refrigeración 2023

World Refrigeration Day 2023: Engagement, Innovation and Sustainability in the Industry

Once again, INTARCON joins AFAR (Association of Andalusian Refrigeration Manufacturers), AFEC (Association of Air Conditioning Equipment Manufacturers) and AEFYT (Association of Refrigeration Companies and their Technologies) to commemorate the World Refrigeration Day on June 26th.This year's campaign, entitled "Next Generation Cooling", focuses on the future...


Eficiencia energética en los sistemas de refrigeración - INTARCON

Energy efficiency in refrigeration systems

Like many companies in the sector, INTARCON has had to adapt to the different legislative requirements, seeking to adapt to environmental protection regulations, with the clear objective of improving energy efficiency. For this reason, it is committed to the use of natural refrigerants that do...


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Refrigeration history

Before going into the history of refrigeration, we will explain very briefly the why of refrigeration. We will first talk about Know-Why and then move on to concepts that could be defined as Know-How. The importance of refrigeration in food preservation The need for refrigeration in food...


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The revision of the F-Gas Regulation

For several years, the European Commission has been working on the revision of the F-Gas regulation, known as F-Gas. This regulation regulates the marketing of fluorinated greenhouse gases through prohibitions and restrictions. Specifically, it establishes a system of quotas for hydrofluorocarbons that can be placed...


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Refrigeration as a quality and safety contribution to the meat industry

“In order to contribute to the availability of food for a constantly growing population, demanding with the quality of the products of the meat industry, INTARCON provides solutions in refrigeration hand in hand with energy efficiency and food safety control.” Meat becomes an ideal culture medium...


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Preservation of ornamental flowers

A flower or ornamental plant is one that is grown and marketed for decorative purposes because of its aesthetic characteristics, leaves, smell, stem... Flowers bring us away and accompany us in the most emotional moments of our lives: births, weddings, anniversaries, birthdays, and even at...


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7 Keys to improving energy efficiency in cold rooms

Achieving good energy efficiency in cold rooms leads to energy savings in the installation. Below we are going to analyse 7 keys to improve energy efficiency, and thus save on your electricity bill.   Avoid unnecessary door openings Each opening of the cold room door leads to a...


Refrigeración de frutas y hortalizas

The best cold rooms for fruits and vegetables

Why are cold rooms for fruits and vegetables important? The World Health Organisation (WHO) recommends daily consumption of fruit and vegetables, with a consumption per person per day of at least 400 grams. These products are perishable, so it is essential that food safety is...


Soluciones de refrigeración para la industria agroalimentaria - INTARCON

Refrigeration solutions for the agri-food industry

We all know the socio-economic and environmental benefits that are achieved by increasing the shelf life of foodstuffs. We attribute this to the constant improvements and innovations in the refrigeration sector for the agri-food industry. But how is this possible?As reflected by the WHO (World...


Refrigeración sostenible y eficiente con el medio ambiente - INTARCON

Efficient and environmentally friendly refrigeration

Today, efficient and environmentally friendly refrigeration is one of the objectives of the sector, as one of the main threats we are facing is climate change and the possible deterioration of the environment that can be caused by the incorrect use of unsustainable and environmentally...


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Low charge R717 refrigeration

Introduction Technological progress in refrigeration in recent years has focused on a number of well-known strategies, such as energy efficiency, the use of natural refrigerants, in this case with low-charge R717, and the integration or prefabrication of systems. In addition to the fight against climate change, there...


Cabecera evaporadores de refrigeración INTARCON

Everything you need to know about refrigeration evaporators

Refrigeration evaporators play a fundamental role in any refrigeration or freezing system, whether incorporated in a compact system or as a stand-alone unit. But do you really know what an evaporator is or how it works? What is a refrigeration evaporator and what is it used...


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INTARCON presents its new products in Chillventa 2022

INTARCON will be present at Chillventa 2022 from 11 to 13 October in Nuremberg (Germany), where it will present the latest products, reinforcing its commitment to equipment and solutions for commercial and industrial refrigeration with natural refrigerants. INTARCON's product range consists of a wide range...


Conservación de productos lácteos

The preservation of dairy products

The daily consumption of certain products with a high vitamin content makes the correct preservation of dairy products essential for optimal processing and consumption. Dairy product processing. The processing of dairy products requires a high degree of processing regardless of the type of product. For example, milk...


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R744 refrigerant

Due to growing concerns about the harmful impact that fluorinated refrigerants can have on the environment, natural refrigerants have made a comeback, especially R744 (CO2) refrigerant and R717 (NH3) refrigerant used for industrial purposes at low temperatures. In this post we will talk about CO2...


Gas R290

R290 Gas

What is R290 refrigerant? Known as propane gas, R290 is a class A3 natural hydrocarbon refrigerant with a low environmental impact. This refrigerant fluid is a pure substance, with no evaporative slip and a high thermodynamic performance, comparable only to ammonia (R717) or difluoroethane (R152a).This refrigerant...


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Refrigeration systems

What is a refrigeration system? A refrigeration system is a mechanical process or arrangement that is responsible for lowering the temperature between two points. For this process to take place, the thermodynamic properties of matter are involved, which are responsible for transferring thermal energy or heat...


La importancia de la congelación de alimentos - INTARCON

The importance of freezing food

Today, the method of freezing food to preserve it in the best possible conditions is one of the most extended methods, together with food refrigeration, although it is important to know the key factors that determine good food freezing.What is freezing food?Food freezing is a...


Compresores de refrigeración industrial - INTARCON

Industrial or commercial refrigeration compressors

Industrial or commercial refrigeration compressors are the fundamental part of the equipment and systems responsible for supplying and satisfying the refrigeration needs of a specific space, chamber, process... Compressors: the core of refrigeration systems What is a refrigeration compressor? The compressor is the main component of refrigeration equipment,...


Tipos de cámaras frigoríficas

Types of cold rooms

Cold rooms are spaces where, thanks to a refrigeration system that establishes certain climatic conditions, the conservation or manufacturing process of different products is favoured.They are a fundamental element in many sectors. From the food and HORECA sector for the correct preservation of food, to...


What is monoblock refrigeration unit - INTARCON

What are monoblocks refrigeration units?

Monoblock refrigeration units are equipments where the condensing unit and the evaporating unit are in the same construction. The refrigeration cycle of any refrigeration equipment or system has several processes: compression, condensation, expansion, and evaporation. This refrigeration cycle can be implemented in split systems, where the...


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What is the right equipment for a cold room?

It is very important not to make a mistake in the choice of refrigeration equipment for a cold room, as the optimal functioning and preservation of our products will depend on it. Types of cold rooms There are various types of cold rooms depending on their application,...


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How to choose a refrigeration unit?

Choose a refrigeration unit is important because refrigeration is present in many processes and applications, not only food products, medicines, chemicals, raw materials, process products... The correct choice of refrigeration equipment is essential so that the product to be preserved does not lose its properties, the...


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Committed to training

Since its beginnings, INTARCON has been committed to the training of young people who will be the professionals of the future. Proof of this is the constant support and participation in training activities and programmes, as well as the collaboration with the FP Dual. In the...


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Transcritical CO2 compact condensing units

For applications such as supermarkets, INTARCON offers compact transcritical CO2 condensing units with built-in gas cooler. CO2 has become one of the most popular natural refrigerants in recent years. It is classified at safety level as A1, "non-flammable" and "low toxicity". It has excellent thermo-physical properties, although...


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Catalogue of cooling solutions for 2022-2023

INTARCON has recently presented its 2022-2023 product catalogue. The new products include a wide range of cooling solutions for the agri-food industry, the HORECA sector, supermarkets, industry and logistics, among others. It also has specific systems for high humidity applications, wine cellars or meat preservation...


Equipos INTARCON donados a el Hospital Nacional de Niños en San José

INTARCON equipment donated to the National Children’s Hospital in San José (Costa Rica)

The National Children’s Hospital (HNN) in San José, Costa Rica, has been equipped with INTARCON propane refrigeration units for a few days now. This equipment has been donated jointly by GIZ Costa Rica, and the cold room built by Dicoma Corporación, INTARCON’s commercial agent in...


Nueva restricción del reglamento F-Gas 2022

New restriction of the F-Gas regulation

Two out of three refrigeration installations in supermarkets will be obsolete from last January of 2022.With the new year, the new restriction of the European F-Gas regulation will come into effect. Medium or large supermarkets are still operating with an HFC Freon refrigeration plant (third generation...


Refrigerantes naturales INTARCON

The role of natural refrigerants in air conditioning and refrigeration

We are at a key moment in the new era of the refrigeration sector. In this new decade of "fighting climate change", fluorinated refrigerants with a high greenhouse effect will be definitively abandoned in favour of alternative refrigerants and solutions. Natural refrigerants have advantages and...


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C&R 2021 Innovation Gallery

INTARCON presents the products selected by the Innovation Gallery at the International Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Exhibition 2021: Waterloop evaporating units Waterloop commercial refrigeration units are a split type system for cold room refrigeration, using only water pipes as the connection between the units. The range is composed...


Baja carga de amoníaco en secaderos

Low-charge ammonia refrigeration to increase the reliability of ham curing processes.

The advancement of low ammonia charge technology for safer, more reliable and efficient installations in the meat industry. La Bodega Barcience La Bodega de Barcience of Eulogio Ramos S.A. has switched to low-ammonia refrigeration to increase the reliability of the ham curing process in its drying sheds. Recently,...


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INTARCON in C&R 2021

Leading trade fair in Spain for the air conditioning and refrigeration sectors. INTARCON participates in the new edition of C&R'21 together with Keyter, Genaq y kiconex from 16 to 19 November 2021. The last edition of 2019 brought together the novelties of 374 direct exhibitors and...


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Sustainable refrigeration in industrial kitchens and supermarkets with R290

If we look at the commercial refrigeration sector in the cooling capacity range, we can see that propane (R290) has been confirmed as the best natural refrigerant in small commercial equipment such as refrigerated cabinets, display cabinets and compact commercial units for small cold rooms...


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INTARCON price list update 2021

Dear Customer, Over the past year, the COVID-19 pandemic has wreaked unprecedented havoc on global and national economies. In recent months, as a post pandemic effect in the midst of the crisis exit, we have been faced with an unpredictable upturn in inflation. In Spain, the UK...


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Cloud-based refrigeration equipment monitoring and control systems

Remote monitoring and control systems for refrigeration equipment are based on data storage in the cloud, which through an IoT platform allows transforming this data to obtain information from it.What is an IoT platform and what is it for?The Internet of Things (IoT) is one...


We strengthened our management team to accelerate the INTARCON strategic plan.

INTARCON strengthens its management team for the successful implementation of its Strategic Plan 2021-2025

INTARCON strengthens its management team for the successful implementation of its Strategic Plan 2021-2025 with Germán Gil, former Director of Business Development of the group for America, who will assume the roles of Commercial Manager of INTARCON taking responsibility for sales, prescription, and Project Managers....


The importance of refrigeration in Extra Virgin Olive Oil production

The best Extra Virgin Olive Oil is obtained by cold extraction from olives from early harvests. Olives from the first harvests in October and November offer green and intense oils of superior quality. The importance of refrigeration in the extraction of the oil is explained...


Chillventa eSpecial 2020

Chillventa eSpecial 2020

One more edition, INTARCON will be at Chillventa eSpecial between 13 and 15 October 2020 showing the latest developments in commercial and industrial refrigeration with natural refrigerants. We will be at the suporting programme with a presentation to show our NH3 chiller – ammolite. 📅 14.10.2020 🕑 12:15 / 12:30 (GMT+2) “Very-low charge...


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New range of NH3 chillers

Ammolite, INTARCON's new range of NH3 chiller plants, is based on highly efficient ammonia refrigeration technology.This new development reflects INTARCON's ongoing commitment to offer the most reliable, efficient and sustainable solution for refrigeration installations, relying on natural gases.The new range of ammonia (NH3) chiller plants...


Cabecera gases prohibidos en 2020 - INTARCON

Refrigerant gases for refrigeration prohibited in 2020

Para los gases refrigerantes usados en refrigeración, el Reglamento “F-Gas” (UE) 517/2014, sobre los gases fluorados de efecto invernadero, estableció a partir del 1 de enero de 2020 ciertas prohibiciones sobre el uso y comercialización de dichos gases. En primer lugar, se cita literalmente: Artículo 13...


F-gas or the prohibition of fluorinated gases

Six years ago, the European Parliament approved Regulation (EU) No. 517/2014, known as the F-gas Regulation on the prohibition of fluorinated gases, which established a schedule for the reduction and gradual prohibition of current fluorinated greenhouse gases.F-gas prohibitions in the coming yearsIn terms of the...


La importancia de la refrigeración en alimentos - INTARCON

The importance of refrigeration in food

Most of the foodstuffs consumed daily nowadays need to be refrigerated because they are perishable (meat, fish, fruit, vegetables, etc.). For this reason, it is essential to guarantee their safety for as long as possible, thus avoiding possible health problems.What is the importance of refrigerating...


Cold rooms for the preservation and maturation of meat in the HORECA sector

In this post we will talk about the importance of cold rooms for the preservation and maturation of meat in the HORECA sector. Meat is a naturally perishable product, leaving it exposed to heat, light, vibrations or fluctuations in temperature and humidity can cause any type...


New Commercial Catalogue 2020

INTARCON presents its new catalogue and rate of the Commercial Range 2020. This new commercial catalogue is the result of a commitment by INTARCON to continue offering the most innovative solutions. In this edition we expand the range of models R290 intarblock, and the development of the...