Articles Tagged with ''refrigerants''

European Cooling Industry Prepares for HFO Future

Cuts to HFC Quota Drives Industry Toward Lower-GWP Alternatives

The European cooling industry needs to make plans to move quickly to lower-GWP refrigerants as the cuts in HFC quota envisaged by the F-Gas regulations will bite sooner than many people expect.


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Oct. 24, 2014: Emerson Climate Technologies Launches E360 Initiative

Provides Customers with Resources Necessary to Stay Ahead of Issues Impacting Commercial Refrigeration

Emerson Climate Technologies Inc. announced that it has launched E360, an initiative to help commercial refrigeration customers address the many issues and challenges facing them today.


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HVAC Industry Commits $5 Billion to Refrigerant Plan

Manufacturers, Organizations Look to Reduce Hydrofluorocarbon Use 80 Percent by 2050

AHRI representatives said the HVACR industry is committing $5 billion over the next decade to research and develop new refrigerants and equipment to help accomplish the phasedown.


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The Refrigerant Shuffle

More Options Trying to Find a Place

High-global warming potential (GWP) gases, including a number of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), have come under attack from environmentalists for being part of the climate change issue.


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July 4, 2014: Almcoe Refrigeration Adopts EOS Refrigerant Asset System

First Commercial Refrigeration Contractor to Use System to Maximize Lifetime Value of Refrigerants

EOS Climate, a leader in life cycle management of refrigerants, announced that Almcoe Refrigeration is the first commercial refrigeration contractor to adopt its Refrigerant Asset System™ (RAS), which is designed to maximize the value of refrigerant assets, from initial purchase to end of life.


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DOC Considers R-134a Sanctions

Actions Aim to 'Level the Playing Field' for Some Imported Refrigerants

The idea, according to a number of persons within the U.S. refrigerant industry, is to level the playing field for imported refrigerants that some feel are being unfairly subsidized by the Chinese government.


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The EPA and HFCs

Pending Actions Bypass Global Consensus

The industry should start getting comfortable with HCs, CO2, HFOs, and A2L refrigerants, just like a previous generation got used to those newfangled chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) and hydrochlorofluorocarbons (HCFCs).


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Carrier Limiting Refrigerant Emissions

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

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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Compressor Manufacturers Leaping Government, Refrigerant Hurdles

Companies Working to Overcome Global Compressor Challenges

When it comes to things like refrigerants and regulations, challenges remain for compressor manufacturers.


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HVACR Industry Adapting to POE Oils

Oil Has Favorable Impact on Compressor Performance

POE oil has added benefits, but it's also necessitated some changes in the HVAC industry, as it needs to be handled much differently than mineral oil.
 


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Andy Heinze, distribution channel development manager, Sporlan Division of Parker Hannifin, discusses Sporlan's new refrigeration system training center. Posted Dec. 11.

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