community to be launched in late October

By Sabine Lobnig, Aug 26, 2011, 11:06 3 minute reading

After more than 3 years of existence, is about to launch its community, gateway to the first global online natural refrigerants community. It will enable you to interact with peers around the world, find new business and project partners or set-up meetings with prospective at upcoming events. The community will radically change from a news platform to an interactive platform for its members and create new opportunities for the natural refrigeration industry.

The community is a brand new networking tool for natural refrigerant experts around the world. Joining the community will help you find new business and project partners, prospective customers, and interact with decision makers around the globe. By sharing ideas, exchanging knowledge, and generating discussions you will extend your reach step by step and ultimately build your professional network. The community will allow to access/post news and content on the natural refrigerants communities of your choice, uniting experts in ammonia, CO2 and hydrocarbon refrigeration.

Coming soon: test the beta version and give us your feedback!

Mid-October, the beta version of the community will be launched. To develop the most valuable tools to fit your needs, we will rely on your input and would like to invite you to participate in the closed beta launch. Drop us a line if you are interested, we would be happy to have you on board!

The community highlights

The community will feature :
  • Personal homepage: Live updates will inform you instantly about network activities of your contacts, you can find recommendations of people you may know, search for new members and expand your network of experts. You can also share news articles that you find of interest with the community.
  • Members: Signing up as a member allows you to connect with the global natural refrigerants community and build your professional network of business contacts, project partners and prospective customers. You can add your experience and education, your fields of interest and find people who work in the same area or offer the expertise you are looking for .
  • Opportunities: Post and find new business opportunities and share ideas, exchange knowledge, and generate discussions. In this section you can publish all sorts of requests that could help your business: If you need a specific component supplier for your new refrigeration or HVAC project, if you have a technical question, if you need a job or you have a job to offer, a call for papers for your conference or you want to expand your business to another country and you need a local business partner etc., this is the right spot for you to post and to look for new opportunities!
  • Events: Here you can organise your business trips more efficiently: you get informed about the most important events in the industry around the globe, you can find other members attending this event or have attended the previous year’s event and discuss about it. If you do not have the time or the budget to go there you can see and contact people who attended the event etc.
  • Forum: The forum will allow you to discuss all kinds of issues with other experts in the community.
  • Company profile: Create your company profile within the community and create a company group, linking all the members of your company present on the community.

Gateway to a global natural refrigerants community

To support a transition towards more sustainable refrigeration technologies worldwide avoiding the use of synthetic working fluids, the community will also be a gateway to a global natural refrigerant business community, joining experts from the CO2 and hydrocarbon refrigeration professional network. In their profiles, members will be able to choose whether they want to appear on only the platform or also on the communities for hydrocarbons and R744. They will furthermore have the option to post comments and information either on one, two or all three networks. Together, these platforms will constitute the world’s first natural refrigerant business network.


By Sabine Lobnig

Aug 26, 2011, 11:06

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