While the F-gas phase down seeks a reduction in HFCs of over two-thirds by 2030, current standards are still seen as a barrier to the take up of low GWP hydrocarbons.
The Spanish refrigeration association AEFYT has added its backing to the growing support for World Refrigeration Day on June 26.
The US Supreme Court has declined to consider a review of the DC Circuit Court of Appeals decision to block EPA bans on HFCs.
A semi-hermetic compact screw compressor for ammonia will be a highlight of GEA’s presentation at Chillventa next week.
Without action on short-lived climate pollutants like HFCs there is little chance of reaching greenhouse gas emission targets, a new UN report claims.
Key compressor technologies will be the topic of a new programme of courses scheduled for the rest of this year and into 2019.
The convenience store Seven-Eleven is said to be the first Japanese retail chain to switch its R404A refrigeration systems to the lower GWP R448A.
Following its ratification of the Kigali Amendment, yesterday, The EU has called on all Parties to the Montreal Protocol to take action on HFCs as soon as possible.
German compressor manufacturer GEA is gearing up to showcase “the largest range of compressors for natural refrigerants” at Chillventa, the world’s biggest HVAC&R show. The 2018 edition of the event is taking place from 16-18 October at Nuremberg Messe, Germany.
Johnson Controls’ York YZ chiller, using low GWP refrigerant R1233zd is a finalist in the AHR Expo Product of the Year Award.
Güntner, the German manufacturer of heat transfer technologies, will showcase its wide range of natural refrigerant products at Chillventa, the world’s biggest HVAC&R show, from 16-18 October 2018 at Nuremberg Messe, Germany.
Energy savings, innovative technologies for warm-ambient countries and heat recovery will help to grow the market for natural refrigerants in Spain, according to participants in the 2018 edition of Tecnofrío, Spain’s leading HVAC&R congress.
Indicating the growing number of innovative cooling solutions using natural refrigerants, the „first fully solar-powered, off-the-grid ice block machine using R290 refrigerant“ debuted this morning on day two of the Refrigeration & HVAC Indonesia 2018 Expo, currently taking place in Jakarta, Indonesia from 26-28 September.
A group of Italian refrigeration contractors is taking online retailer Amazon to court for continuing to sell HFC refrigerant without requiring buyers to be F-gas certified.
A forward-thinking, environmentally-aware university has included Daikin split systems, using lower GWP refrigerant R32, in a major refurb of its School of Business.
Keen to trial new technologies as it searches for the most effective means of meeting its sustainability targets, Swiss retailer Migros is installing propane-based water-loop HVAC&R systems in small supermarkets.
The French government has dropped a promised tax on HFCs from its proposed Finance Bill for the 2019 fiscal year. But French parliamentary sources told this website that the tax may reappear as an amendment proposal.
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced last week that it had given a $3-million grant to develop a low-cost, long-duration electrical energy storage system that uses a CO2 heat pump.
The list of nations to ratify the Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol has grown to 48, with Hungary becoming the 15th European member state to sign.
Chillventa celebrates its 10th anniversary next month with its biggest ever show, passing the 1,000 exhibitor milestone for the first time.