Articles Tagged with ''HFO refrigerant''

April 1, 2014: Asahi Develops New Low-GWP Refrigerant to Replace HFC-410A

Company Aims to Launch Commercial Production in 2016
April 1, 2014

Asahi Glass Co. Ltd. (AGC) has announced the development of AMOLEA™, a new refrigerant for air conditioning systems that has a global warming potential (GWP) of about one-sixth that of HFC-410A while delivering equivalent performance.


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The Business of Refrigeration

Refrigerants, Supermarkets, Acquisitions
January 27, 2014

In the business of refrigeration, there have been recent developments in refrigerant research, supermarket energy-efficiency improvements, and the acquisition of a commercial refrigeration equipment manufacturer.


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Dec. 23, 2013: Star Refrigeration Launches Energy Efficient HFO Chiller

Star Teamed with Danfoss Turbocor and Honeywell in Developing the New Chiller
December 23, 2013
Star Refrigeration has announced a new addition to its air-cooled Indigochiller line using the HFO refrigerant R-1234ze, which has a low global warming potential (GWP) of 6. The company said this is a highly energy efficient, low-noise chiller solution for HVAC and process cooling.


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Honeywell Gains Nod from EPA for HFO

Refrigerant Aims for Centrifugal Chiller Market
December 9, 2013
Honeywell has announced that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has added HFO-1233zd (also known as Solstice™ zd) refrigerant to the list of materials exempted from volatile organic compound (VOC) regulations.


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Oct. 10, 2013: Danfoss Turbocor Introduces New HFO Compressor

TG310 Compressor Is Available for Air-Cooled, Outdoor-Mounted Chiller Applications
October 10, 2013
Danfoss Turbocor Compressors Inc. has announced the introduction of its new TG310 compressor, which uses the ultra-low global warming potential (GWP) refrigerant HFO-1234ze(E).


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May 10, 2013: SAE Research Finds HFO Refrigerant Safe for Mobile Use

May 10, 2013
The SAE International Cooperative Research Project (CRP1234-4) team, which formed last year, has announced that the CRP team continues to review relevant research and testing to finalize its risk assessment, and it has a high level of confidence that the refrigerant R-1234yf can be used safely in automotive applications.


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The Ebb and Flow of CO2 and HFO-1234yf in Stationary and Transit Applications

April 22, 2013
When it comes to R-744 (CO2) as a refrigeration refrigerant, things seem to be more stable in stationary usage than in transportation applications. In the latter, the European automotive sector is looking beyond HFC for refrigerants in air conditioning.


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Beyond Familiar HFCs

March 4, 2013

While much of the buzz at the AHR Expo was on dwindling supplies of new HCFC-22, reclamation of that refrigerant, and use of alternative HFCs in retrofits, a number of conversations centered on alternatives beyond familiar HFCs. 


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Honeywell Announces New Refrigerant

February 25, 2013
Honeywell has announced the availability of an HFO refrigerant, which it trademarks as Solstice™ L-41 low global warming potential (GWP) refrigerant, designed as a lower GWP alternative to R-410A.  


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Taking Opposite Sides on the Same Refrigerant

February 25, 2013
This past fall, the automobile manufacturer Daimler came out saying it was holding off using HFO-1234yf for auto air conditioning even though a directive from the European Union was calling for moving away from HFC-134a. Some saw that as a question about how much traction HFOs were getting as long-term alternatives to HFCs.


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