The Climate & Clean Air Coalition’s HFC Initiative still has over US $200,000 left to fund capacity-building activities.
The VIP ECO, launched by Panasonic Healthcare Corporation of North America, can achieve temperatures as low as -86°C (-122.8°F) using hydrocarbons propane and ethane.
The effective date of the Obama administration’s amendments to the Risk Management Program is postponed to allow the EPA to consider industry objections.
The Australian government has successfully passed legislation to phase-down HFCs beginning next year and reaching an 85% reduction by 2036.
As prices of mid and high GWP refrigerants continue to rise, HFO chiller pioneer Geoclima is convinced that HFOs represent the best mix of performance, safety, cost and environmental benefits.
Chemours is to double the price of high GWP refrigerants R404A and R507 from next month as the European F-gas phase-down really begins to bite.
The REAL Alternatives independent educational programme for low GWP refrigerants is to be expanded to nearly 220,000 technicians across Europe.
A new ‘Policy Fundamentals Guide’ from the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) helps policymakers to support the transition to energy-efficient and alternative refrigerant-based systems for household appliances in their respective markets.
Compressor manufacturer Bitzer has updated its BEST service tool to include a more extensive range of data log functions for device logs.
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries’ new HCCV1001 CO2 condensing unit is on display for the first time at the International Food Machinery & Technology Exhibition (FOOMA Japan 2017) in Tokyo, Japan.
The AHRI’s Technology Institute has issued its first report from its ongoing $5.2m flammable refrigerant test programme.
Today, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt announced that the United States stands firm on its decision to withdraw from the Paris Agreement and has reset the conversation about climate change reflective of the new priorities of the Trump Administration and the expectations of the American people.
Natural refrigerants will be discussed at the 8th International Conference on Compressors and Refrigeration in Xi’an, China.
Natural refrigerant systems supplied by Hillphoenix are said to have helped retailer Aldi achieve Platinum GreenChill certification in 32 US stores to date.
Lower GWP refrigerant R452A has been specified in trials of two new Carrier Transicold engineless transport refrigeration systems.
Whole Foods, Target, Hannaford Supermarkets and even the US Defense Commissary Agency (DeCA) have ramped up their natref use.
According to Marketsandmarkets, the global natural refrigerants market is projected to reach USD 1,419 million by 2020 at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 11.5% between 2015 and 2020. Europe is the largest market for natural refrigerants followed by Asia-Pacific. Ammonia accounted for 60% of the market share for natural refrigerants in 2014.
For a limited time only, one of the IOR’s Service Engineer Section bulletins will be available for FREE download at http://bit.ly/2siEmgO.
True Manufacturing, Novum and AHT Cooling Systems are adopting 100% hydrocarbons across their product lines.
Danfoss’ transcritical CO2 mobile training unit is currently being exhibited at ATMOsphere America 2017 in San Diego.