Regional Reports / Canada

HRAI Meets With Nova Scotia Regulators On CFC Disposal

March 30, 2004
/ Print / Reprints /
ShareMore
/ Text Size+
Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Institute of Canada (HRAI) member Jim Thomas of Refrigerant Services and HRAI president Warren Heeley met with Craig Morrison and Melanie Haggert of the Nova Scotia Ministry of Environment and Labour in March to discuss the province's progress on adopting regulations to accelerate the elimination of CFC refrigerants and dispose of surplus stocks.

Both Morrison and Haggert are new to the provincial office and HRAI provided them with background on the strategy as well as the importance of adopting the proposed regulations. These proposed regulations include CFC refill bans for commercial refrigeration equipment and chillers, as well as seller take back and stewardship requirements.

The provincial representatives are contemplating issuing guidelines versus regulations. Thomas and Heeley reinforced the need for regulations to ensure that industry and equipment owners comply and to prevent Nova Scotia from becoming a "dumping ground" for CFC refrigerants banned in other provinces. HRAI noted that it will be writing to the new Nova Scotia Minister of Environment and Labour to reinforce the need for action by the province.

For more information, contact Heeley at 800-267-2231 or e-mail warren.heeley@hrai.ca.

Publication date: 04/05/2004

Did you enjoy this article? Click here to subscribe to The NEWS Magazine

You must login or register in order to post a comment.

Multimedia

Videos

Image Galleries

2014 MCAA Annual Convention

Scenes from the 2014 MCAA Annual Convention in Scottsdale, Ariz.

Podcasts

NEWSmakers: Julian Scadden

Training is an ongoing process. Julian will discuss how you can generate maximum return on time and energy invested training by following a three part process. Listen to this podcast to get expert tips on training, tracking and follow up. 

More Podcasts

ACHRNEWS

NEWS 04-21-14 cover

2014 April 21

Check out the weekly edition of The NEWS today!

Table Of Contents Subscribe

SERVICE CALLS POLL

Which statement on service calls best applies to your business?
View Results Poll Archive

HVACR INDUSTRY STORE

plumbing-hvac.gif
2014 National Plumbing & HVAC Estimator

Every plumbing and HVAC estimator can use the cost estimates in this practical manual!

More Products

Clear Seas Research

 

Clear Seas ResearchWith access to over one million professionals and more than 60 industry-specific publications, Clear Seas Research offers relevant insights from those who know your industry best. Let us customize a market research solution that exceeds your marketing goals.

DON'T MISS A THING

Magazine image
 
Register today for complete access to ACHRNews.com. Get full access to the latest features, Extra Edition, and more.

STAY CONNECTED

facebook icontwitter iconyoutube iconLinkedIn i con