The ozone hole near the south pole this year is the smallest since it was discovered, but it is more due to freakish Antarctic weather than efforts to cut down on pollution, NASA reported.
Bitzer condensing units are playing a key role in ensuring that kimchi, the Korean national dish, reaches the consumer in perfect condition.
The Republic of Peru has joined one of its South American neighbours, Chile, to become the 77th country to ratify the Kigali Amendment to phase down HFCs.
Ratification of the Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol has provided a significant boost to South Africa’s environmental efforts.
Star Refrigeration has enabled a leading cheese spread manufacturer to upgrade its refrigeration plant to comply with F-gas regulations.
The European refrigerant producers group EFCTC is recommending the destruction of seized illegal HFCs, with offenders made to meet the associated costs.
Toshiba has introduced Seiya, a new range of high-wall split air conditioning systems running on lower GWP refrigerant R32.
Polish customs authorities have seized a shipment of suspected patent-infringing R1234yf refrigerant at the Baltic port of Gdynia.
The European Commission has sent letters of formal notice to Italy and Romania for failing to notify national measures on penalties for infringements of the F-gas regulations.
Leading US convenience store operator 7-Eleven is to adopt Honeywell Solstice N40 (R448A) refrigerant as standard for remote condensers installed across the US and Canada.
The Eastern Mediterranean island of Cyprus has become the 23rd European country to ratify the Kigali amendment to phase down HFC use.
Border police in southern Romania seized 86kg of illegal refrigerant at the Calafat border crossing point with Bulgaria yesterday.
LG has widened the use of lower GWP refrigerant R32 with the introduction of a split version of its Therma V air-to-water heat pump.
With reports of subsiding demand, refrigerant prices continued to fall in Europe in the first quarter of this year.
The leading European air conditioning and refrigeration associations are behind a new document warning of the consequences of buying refrigerant from unsafe sources.
British manufacturer Airedale has launched a new range of air conditioning chillers optimised for use with lower GWP refrigerant R32.
The European Commission says it is to seek discussions with other non-EU countries, including China, in an effort to stem the tide of illegal refrigerant.
Panasonic has introduced the Big PACi series of air conditioners in 20kW and 25kW capacities using R32 refrigerant.
Emerson has begun serial production of larger versions of its Copeland EazyCool outdoor refrigeration units, extending cooling capacities from 17 to 36kW.
A country with a high vulnerability to climate change, Ethiopia has become the 74th nation to ratify the Kigali amendment to phase down HFC use.