The International Institute of Refrigeration (IIR) and US body ASHRAE have spent the last year working to establish common definitions of five commonly used refrigeration words and terms.
Illegal refrigerant imports and sales activity in Europe can now be easily reported, and in confidence, through a new website established by the refrigerant producers group EFCTC.
The Danish government looks set to change the maximum allowable limit of HFCs in new refrigeration and air conditioning systems to 5 tonnes of CO2 equivalents.
The UK’s Heat Pump Association (HPA) has become the first dedicated heat pump group to support World Refrigeration Day.
The Institute of Refrigeration Ireland (IRI) has become the latest body to support World Refrigeration Day on June 26.
CIBSE and BSRIA have become the latest bodies to announce support for World Refrigeration Day on June 26.
The UK Environment Agency is said to be expanding its workforce to enable a better response to illegal sales of refrigerants and other F-gas compliance issues.
ASHRAE & UNEP-OzonAction launch new joint workplan promoting management of refrigerants in developing economies
In margins of ASHRAE Winter Conference and in the presence of members of the ASHRAE Associate Societies Alliance (AASA) representing 60+ international refrigeration and air-conditioning engineering associations from all continents, ASHRAE and UNEP-OzonAction launched their sixth biennial joint workplan which covers 2019-2020 under the theme of “Refrigerant Management for Developing Economies”.
In the latest episode of its special series, AGU’s [American Geophysical Union]Third Pod from the Sun features scientists whose work found the source of a hole in the sky.
Inefficient air conditioners (ACs) dumped into developing and developed countries overload energy resources, undermining national and local efforts to manage energy, environment, health, and climate goals, according to a new analysis published in the Duke Environmental Law & Policy Forum this week.
The Kigali Amendment enters into force today with ratification still awaited from over two-thirds of the Parties to the Montreal Protocol.
Sustainable cooling experts and leading food federations have added their support for a World Refrigeration Day on June 26.
The recently reported resurgence in the banned CFC11 has contributed to record new highs of heat-trapping greenhouse gases in the atmosphere.
A new official report shows a continued decrease in the concentration of ozone-depleting substances in the atmosphere and confirms a continued recovery of the ozone layer.
“Keep cool and carry on” is the message from the UN Environment Programme as it celebrates World Ozone Day today (Sunday).
The European Association of Refrigeration, Air-Conditioning and Heat Pump Contractors (AREA) has warned of illegal imports and black market trade in refrigerants in some EU member states. The industry group was responding to a public consultation on the effectiveness of regulating ozone-depleting substances (ODS) in Europe.
AREA has raised concerns about a illegal imports and black market trade in refrigerants in a submission to the European Commission.
The Selangor government has ordered an ice factory to move away from residential areas after an ammonia refrigerant leak killed two workers and injured 18 others last Monday.
Rising costs and market shortages have led to increasing reports of thefts of refrigerant from commercial premises across Germany.
Plans to mark June 26 every year as World Refrigeration Day is continuing to gain support from around the world.