Articles Tagged with ''R-22''

Carrier Limiting Refrigerant Emissions

Program Prevents 111,000 Metric Tons of Greenhouse Gas Emissions in 2 Years
April 7, 2014

Two years after Carrier entered into an agreement with EOS Climate Inc. to ensure responsible end-of-life management of used refrigerants, the program has prevented 111,000 metric tons of greenhouse gas emissions, equivalent to removing 23,000 passenger vehicles from the road for a year.


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April 10, 2012: Free Webinar Discusses 'Should You Be Converting From R-22?'

April 10, 2012
A free webinar entitled “Should You Be Converting From R-22?” will be offered on Wednesday, April 18 at 2 p.m. ET, presented by The NEWS and Sporlan Division – Parker.


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Will R-22 Phasedown Jump-Start Reclaimers?

April 2, 2012
What will it take to jump-start more use of reclaimed HCFC-22 to service the huge inventory of equipment running on that refrigerant? The EPA and the dozens of companies offering reclamation services are hoping the most recent announcement of a potential 45 percent reduction in virgin R-22 coming to market.


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Contractors Promote Reclamation

April 2, 2012
How ready are contractors to embrace refrigerant reclamation? The answer depends on who you talk to. But some contractors are already plugged into the reclamation option — and hoping their colleagues, who might not be doing so, will soon join them.


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What Price R-22?

April 2, 2012
This issue of The NEWS has an extended focus on refrigerant reclamation in the context of the announcement that it appears there will be a significant drop-off in supplies of virgin R-22.


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Contractors Need to be Proactive on R-22

March 5, 2012
I’m not sure many people in the HVACR industry started 2012 with a New Year’s resolution that went something like, “I want to be totally confused over the cost and availability of R-22.”


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ACCA Publishes R-22 ComforTool

March 5, 2012
The Air Conditioning Contractors of America (ACCA) recently published its latest ComforTool. The latest series installment, “Why is the Price of R-22 Refrigerant So High?” explains why the price of the R-22 refrigerant recently increased and what may happen in the future.


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EPA Proposes Faster R-22 Phaseout

February 6, 2012
How much HCFC-22 will be available to contractors in 2012 is an unanswered question as the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) considers a faster phaseout of HCFCs. The EPA began the year by issuing a proposal called Protection of Stratospheric Ozone: Adjustments to the Allowance System for Controlling HCFC Production, Import, and Export.


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Wholesalers in Early Days of New Allocations

February 6, 2012
HCFC-22 may not have been historically a refrigeration refrigerant, but it sure has been high on the minds of those wholesalers who deal with a lot of refrigeration products.


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Jan. 23, 2012: R-22 Supplies in Question

January 23, 2012
Production and importation of HCFC refrigerants including R-22 have been on hold since the first of the year while the industry waits for an official go-ahead from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).


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Kyle Gargaro, editor-in-chief of The NEWS, hosted the 2014 ACCA CEO Forum. At the event, six well-known, highly respected company executives, Gary Michel, Ingersoll Rand/Trane; Chris Nelson, Carrier Corp.; Chris Peel, Rheem Mfg. Co.; Rod Rushing, Johnson Controls; Brent Schroeder, Emerson Climate Technologies; and Doug Young, Lennox; provided individual industry outlooks and fielded questions directly from attending contractors. Listen to the entire event on the NEWSMakers podcast. Posted on April 14.

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