On Saturday February 28th 2012, SNJ Electrical, one of Grenada’s leading suppliers of refrigeration and air-conditioning equipment launched its newest line of products for the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) market.

This product – Duracool® Hydrocarbon Refrigerants, has gained popularity world wide in the refrigeration and air-conditioning industry. In Grenada and the rest of the OECS there has been an increase interest in this product as all of these island are seeking environmentally safe technologies.

Many experts in the RAC sector have hailed hydrocarbon refrigerants as the refrigerant of the future because of it long-term desirable characteristics. Characteristics such as been, non-ozone depleting, non-global warming, energy efficient, cheap, utilises smaller quantities and very efficient as a cooling agent. One of the most significant advantages of this product is that it can realize as much as 40% energy efficiency over many of the other refrigerants currently used.

During the ceremony, Mr. Stephan Baldeau, Operations Manager at SNJ Electrical, outlined the benefits of the product to the over fifty persons who were present from a wide cross sector of the refrigeration and air-conditioning sector. He used the opportunity to highlight the need for the products to be used only by technicians who are trained in Good Refrigeration Practices and Hydrocarbon Technologies. He further lamented that there should be a zero tolerance and no compromise policy on the application of all of the necessary safety checks and measures when using these products.

SNJ electrical also launched the company’s website during the ceremony – www.snjelectrical.com. Information relating to Duracool® hydrocarbons and a full line of products supplied can be found on the site. Customers (local and overseas) can also place their orders on the site.

The launch ceremony ended with a product demonstration during which several types of mobile air-conditioning systems were retrofitted to use Duracool® hydrocarbon refrigerants. The results of those retrofits realized lower temperatures as much as 10 degree Celsius and significantly lower discharge pressures from the compressors. The types of vehicles retrofitted included cars, sports utility vehicles and a large bus. Leading by example, owner of SNJ Electrical having already converted his retail store to air conditioner to use Duracool® Hydrocarbon refrigerants went one step further to convert his SUV in the technology as well.

Customers in Grenada and overseas can now benefit from the special introductory prices at SNJ Electrical.

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