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EPA Pushed To Explain R-22 Phaseout Plans

New Era Seeks Faster HCFC Phaseout Solution
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Group intends to file suit against the EPA, claiming the federal agency is allowing excessive amounts of virgin and imported R-22 into the U.S. market.


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The Professor: Crankcase Heaters

Coping With Refrigerant Migration
By John Tomczyk
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Migration of refrigerant to the compressor’s crankcase during an off cycle is a serious problem, as significant compressor damage can occur if the problem is not remedied. 


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Ice Breaker: High-Pressure Switches

Troubleshooting Compressor Shutdown Controls Requires Care
By Joe Marchese
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High-pressure switches are designed to shut down a compressor if the system’s high pressure rises above an unsafe level, not allowing the compressor to restart until the pressure returns to a safe level. 


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March 27, 2014: Hussmann, Marlin Business Services Launch Refrigeration Financing Program

Alliance Will Provide Food Service Customers with Financing Solutions
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Refrigeration products manufacturer Hussmann and Marlin Business Services Corp. have formed a strategic alliance that will provide financing options for Hussmann’s food service and food retailer customers in the United States and Canada.


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European Spotlight

R-22 Phase Out — HCFC’s Final Orders

Now is the Time to Act and Replace R-22
By Peter Dinnage
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Europe is now only a year away from a total ban on R-22 and other hydrochlorofluorocarbons (HCFCs). And the European HVAC industry has to act fast to get the message across to customers.


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India Blocks HFC Phasedown; Spain Approves F-Gas Tax

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India has continued to block the move for a global hydrofluorocarbon (HFC) phasedown at a meeting of Montreal Protocol nations due to concerns over cost and availability of technology.


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Poisoning in Spotlight During Awareness Week

National Inhalants and Poisons Awareness Week Aims to Curb Refrigerant Huffing
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As an HVACR contractor, you may be the first to spot signs of abuse, and your awareness may save a life. 


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Keeping R-22 Units Running on HFCs

Retrofit Procedures Can Extend Life of Equipment
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Retrofitting HFC refrigerants into systems designed for HCFC-22 is gaining attention especially in refrigeration because that sector moved especially fast to R-22 when CFCs faced phaseout. This article from Honeywell is a detailed look at retrofit procedures.


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Variable Speed Takes Control

Avoiding Temperature Swings in Commercial Refrigeration
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When commercial refrigeration equipment performance issues arise in the Williamsport, Pa., area, businesses often call Refrigeration Service Co. for assistance.


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Refrigeration Technologies Company Has New President

GEA Continues Focus on Industrial Freezers
By Peter Powell
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It is appropriate to keep an eye on developments in industrial refrigeration in Europe. For one, new technologies, especially as related to refrigerants, often are first tried in Europe. Second, the industrial refrigeration sector using ammonia has strongly aligned itself with supporters of other non-f-gas refrigerants.


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