Articles Tagged with ''refrigerants''

RMC Celebrated International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer

October 17, 2011
Refrigerant Management Canada (RMC) celebrated 10 years of fighting ozone depletion on International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer, Sept. 16.

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RMC Celebrates 10 Years of Fighting Ozone Depletion

October 17, 2011
September 16 was International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer, something Refrigerant Management Canada (RMC) and the HVACR industry understand. The RMC program has been responsible for preventing over 2.5 million kilograms of ozone-depleting substances (ODS) from being released into the atmosphere.

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RMC Raises HCFC Levy

October 10, 2011
According to the Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Institute of Canada (HRAI), effective Oct. 1, Refrigerant Management Canada (RMC) increased the environmental levy on HCFCs by $1.00.

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Fees Applied to R-11 Disposal

October 3, 2011
Warren Heeley, president of Refrigerant Management Canada (RMC), announced the implementation of a disposal fee for CFC-11 refrigerant entering the extended producer responsibility (EPR) program.

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The Challenge of CO2 Training

September 26, 2011
The use of R-744 (carbon dioxide/CO2) as a refrigerant in HVACR applications has been gaining attention. But it faces installation and servicing challenges for technicians familiar with fluorocarbon refrigerants.

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Refrigeration Tech Talks Refrigerants

September 26, 2011
A day in the life of a refrigeration service tech provides a lot of different tasks — tasks that include working with a variety of refrigerants.

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85 Years of Leadership: Industry Milestones

September 19, 2011
Significant events in HVACR history.

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Sept. 9, 2011: AHRI Seeks Refrigerant Research Participants

September 9, 2011
The Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) is seeking the participation of domestic and foreign manufacturers and research laboratories for an AHRI-led, industry-wide cooperative research program.

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Fee Applied to R-11

September 5, 2011
Warren Heeley, president of Refrigerant Management Canada (RMC), announced the implementation of a new disposal fee for CFC-11 refrigerant.

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Contractors Deter Teen Refrigerant Huffing

August 29, 2011
A consortium of contractors and wholesalers have partnered with a nonprofit organization to address teenage refrigerant huffing.

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