Refrigerants & Reclaim

DuPont Snags Refrigerant Counterfeiter

T.A. Fresco Reprimanded for Selling Counterfeit Illegal DuPont Suva 134a
March 3, 2014

DuPont Refrigerants announced a successful settlement with T.A. Fresco regarding a case involving the packaging and sale of counterfeit illegal DuPont Suva 134a.


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Feb. 27, 2014: DuPont Settles Counterfeit Refrigerants Case in Philippines

Illegal Ozone-Depleting Substances Found in Counterfeit Investigation
February 27, 2014

DuPont Refrigerants has announced a successful settlement with T.A. Fresco, a company in the Philippines, in a case involving the packaging and sale of counterfeit illegal DuPont™ Suva® 134a refrigerant.


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Feb. 24, 2014: Alliance Supports Covering HFCs under Montreal Protocol

Measure Could Provide Global Commitment to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions from HFCs
February 24, 2014

The Alliance for Responsible Atmospheric Policy has announced its support for the negotiation of an amendment to the Montreal Protocol which would curtail the global growth of greenhouse gas emissions from HFCs.


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Feb. 21, 2014: Alliance Petitions EPA for Tighter Restrictions on HFCs

Measure Should Promote Refrigerant Recycling, Mitigate Greenhouse Gas Emissions
February 21, 2014

The Alliance for Responsible Atmospheric Policy has submitted a petition for rulemaking to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that seeks to include HFCs under the provisions of Title VI, Section 608 of the Clean Air Act intended to reduce refrigerant gas emissions.


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Feb. 17, 2014: ASHRAE Publishes New Editions of Refrigerant Safety Standards

Standard 15 and Standard 34 Are Available as a Set
February 17, 2014

ASHRAE has announced that the 2013 editions of its refrigerant safety standards, incorporating 41 new addenda, have been published.


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The Latest in Ice Dispensers and Refrigerant Canisters

Refrigeration Makes Technology Advances
February 17, 2014

Ice equipment and refrigerant canisters are a couple of the latest developments in refrigeration. Follett 7 Series ice-only dispensers are now Energy Star-qualified. DuPont Refrigerants has introduced a new technology to its Dispos-A-Can® containers.


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Lawson Wins Award for CO2 Refrigeration Use

C-Store Chain Lowers Total Energy Consumption by 11 Percent
February 17, 2014

As the industry continues to deal with f-gas issues, recognition continues to come to refrigeration systems using CO2 as a refrigerant.


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Canister Colors Help Identify, Classify HVAC Refrigerants

Labeling Virgin and Reclaimed HVAC Refrigerant Containers by Color Still Only Voluntary
February 10, 2014

As a contractor, the simple takeaway is to read the label, know your colors, and know your suppliers.  


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Ice Breaker: Evap. Pressure Regulators

A Look at Familiar Refrigerant Flow Control Device
February 3, 2014

Joe Marchese explains the refrigerant flow control device, which prevents the refrigerant pressure in an evaporator from operating below a minimum value, and discusses how to select the right one for the job. 


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More Refrigerants, More Ways to Use Them

Supermarket Sector Still Trying to Track Trends
February 3, 2014

For new installations, so-called natural refrigerants are Topic No. 1 as the sector wants to get an edge on any possible phase down in production of HFCs.


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