In line with its commitment to the Montreal Protocol, ensuring no refrigerant is leaked to atmosphere is of high priority to those on the Island of Mauritius.
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A-Gas establishes new refrigerant recovery and reclamation facility in Ontario to expand operations in Canada
A-Gas, a global leader in providing refrigerants and related products and services, is expanding its operations in Canada. Mike Armstrong, Managing Director and President of A-Gas in the Americas, said that the company has over 30 years of international experience and a strong platform in the United States, and is now excited to further develop its solutions in Canada. A-Gas has been supporting the Canadian refrigerant industry for over a decade and is now looking forward to bringing its industry-leading technology to the Canadian marketplace to assist customers with effective lifecycle refrigerant management solutions.
The newly established A-Gas New Zealand site is located in south Auckland and will employ a locally formed team under the leadership of Mitch Williamson, Country Manager, A-Gas (New Zealand).
The first refrigerant destruction facility in New Zealand is to be built in Kawerau in the Bay of Plenty region of the North Island.
From 1 January 2023, the Australian Government will no longer charge fees to dispose of halon surrendered within Australia to the National Halon Bank.
EPA’s Responsible Appliance Disposal Program honors 12 partners for accomplishments in appliance recycling
For 16 years, Partners in EPA’s RAD program have leveraged best environmental practices to collect and dispose of old refrigerated appliances such as refrigerators and freezers, window air conditioners, and dehumidifiers.
After recent heavy investment in the expansion of their capacity in the US, A-Gas is completing the construction of its latest refrigerant separation towers at its Rhome, Texas plant, located outside of Dallas/Fort Worth. The expansion project, which began earlier this year, represents A-Gas’ continued commitment to delivering cutting-edge technology aimed at substantially increasing the quantity of reclaimed refrigerant gases, bringing new capacity online in 2023 to supply the US.
In Ghana, 17,436MWh of energy and 14,445 metric tons of CO2 emissions have been saved thanks to the ECOFRIDGES GO program, which incentivizes customers to swap out end-of-life fridges for R600a models that cut electricity costs.
Following devastating floods in Kwa-Zulu Natal, Toyota suffered massive damage to its plant and inventory. Not wanting to compromise on their quality with damaged goods, Toyota took the decision to scrap 4500 vehicles that had been affected by the flood damage.
This report contains the greenhouse gas inventory for the refrigeration and air conditioning (RAC) sector in Kenya.
An annual analysis of air samples collected at remote sites around the globe that is tracking a continued decline in the atmospheric concentration of ozone-depleting substances shows the threat to the ozone layer receding below a significant milestone in 2022, NOAA scientists have announced.
In 2018, U4E established a programme in Chile, with support from Fundación Chile, the Ministry of Energy and private companies such as Hisense, Samsung and Whirlpool, to help consumers access new, energy-efficient refrigerators.
Through partnership with A-Gas PSA Singapore became the first port in Southeast Asia to commence use of reclaimed refrigerants
PSA Singapore operates the world’s largest container transhipment hub in Singapore, handling 37.2 million TEUs of containers in 2021. With connections to 600 ports globally, shippers have access to daily sailings to every major port in the world, operating 24/7 all year round. Beyond port operations, PSA also offers cargo solutions to customers operating in advanced manufacturing, cold chain, e- commerce, and energy and chemicals.
A-Gas Managing Director – Europe, John Ormerod, explains why being inflexible about the use of high GWP HFC refrigerants in the short term may do more harm than good.
Refrigerant company Hudson Technologies has signed an exclusive agreement to supply certified reclaimed refrigerants to US HVAC manufacturer Lennox.
A-Gas Group Commercial Director, Ken Logan, explains why the latest F-Gas proposals in the short term may do more harm than good.
UNDP provides refrigeration and air conditioning technicians with modern equipment
On the 15th of June, 2022 the Tonga – [Ministry of Meteorology, Energy, Information, Disaster Management, Environment, Climate Change and Communications (MEIDECC)], Department of Climate Change hosted a meeting with the advisory committee for ozone layer protection. The objectives of the meeting is to oversee Tonga’s obligations to the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer as well as ensuring that all implemented and planned activities of the National Ozone Unit (NOU) is aligned with the provisions of the Ozone Layer Protection Act 2021.
A further cut of 29% in the availability of HFC refrigerants in Europe next year will accentuate the importance of recovery and reclamation, says Climalife UK’s head of sales Dave Richards.
A-Gas continues to play a key role during the coronavirus crisis, its Rapid Recovery service recently removing high GWP refrigerants from a hospital maternity unit during the current lockdown.