The International Electrotechnical Commission has voted against increasing the charge limit on flammable refrigerants in commercial refrigeration under IEC 60335-2-89.
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Heads of industry, environmental and government organisations will again gather in Milan in June for the 18th European Conference on the latest Technologies in Refrigeration and Air Conditioning.
The Institute of Refrigeration’s updated 2019 F-Gas Handbook is free to download for a limited period.
The International Institute of Refrigeration (IIR) is calling on all stakeholders to help support World Refrigeration Day by actively promoting the ACR sector to the general public.
Despite some enforcement success, EU member states are failing to apply penalties to those breaching the European F-gas regulations and the refrigerant phase down system.
The EIA has called for stronger enforcement by member states and the introduction of a shipment licensing system to counter the illegal European trade in HFC refrigerants.
The IOR has updated its guidance note on fixed leak detection, which is now available for download.
The Guardia Civil has uncovered an alleged illegal trade in refrigerant R22 being carried out by a Valencia-based company which is thought to have netted up to €1m.
Customs officers in the southern Bulgarian town of Kapitan Andreevo have foiled an attempt to smuggle HFC refrigerant into the country in illegal disposable cylinders.
Authorities in Łódź have intercepted a shipment of 25 tonnes of illegal refrigerant with a market value of around €600,000.
Korea’s largest hypermarket chain, E-mart, has selected Chemours lower GWP refrigerant Opteon XP40 (R449A) for use in its refrigeration systems.
Chemours has claimed that in analysis tests on five commercially available refrigerants on the US market, four failed to meet AHRI 700 specifications.
Ciat has introduced a new range of split air conditioning systems using lower GWP refrigerant R32.
Mitsubishi Electric has completed its line-up of R32 M Series wall mounted air conditioning systems with the launch of R32 versions of its MSZ-EF Zen system.
The Institute of Refrigeration Ireland and Engineers Ireland are presenting a comprehensive one-day conference on Safe Use of Natural Refrigerants.
The Air Conditioning, Refrigeration and Heating Institute (AHRI), and the International Institute of Ammonia Refrigeration (IIAR) have joined the list of industry bodies supporting World Refrigeration Day.
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.
Samsung has announced a progressive switch to new and lower GWP refrigerant R32 across its entire residential and light commercial air conditioning split system ranges.
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.
Blackpool-based Green Cooling has signed an exclusive agreement with Italian food service equipment manufacturer Iglu.