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Maryland to Phase Out HFCs

The Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) announced yesterday that the state will be pursuing measures to phase out the use of HFCs, closely following a similar announcement by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Monday and the passage of the California Cooling Act by the California legislature on August 30.

The 2nd annual Refrigerant Week Danfoss from September 24 to 28

As the price of high Global Warming Potential (GWP) refrigerants increases and regulations become tougher, Danfoss is continuing its Refrigerant Week initiative to help industry professionals and decision-makers make the transition to lower-GWP refrigerants. Refrigerant Week, an official affiliate of Climate Week NYC, will take place from September 24th to 28th and feature webinars, tools, resources, and local events aimed at promoting and enabling lower-GWP solutions.

Registration Opens for the 2019 ASHRAE Winter Conference

ASHRAE is pleased to announce registration is open for its 2019 Winter Conference, to be held in Atlanta, Ga., Jan. 12–16, at the Omni Hotel Atlanta at CNN Center and the Georgia World Congress Center. Registration for the conference provides entry to the co-sponsored AHR Expo, to be held Jan. 14–16 at the Georgia World Congress Center.

Omnico Engineering sees NH3/CO2 growth in Philippines

Having designed and installed the first NH3/CO2 cascade refrigeration systems in the Phiippines, Omnico Engineering Ltd. foresees growing demand for natural refrigerant-based HVAC&R equipment there. This website spoke to Omnico Engineering Managing Director Bjarne Waldstrom about these first installations ahead of the ATMOsphere Asia conference on natural refrigerants, to be held in Singapore next month.