Refrigerants & Reclaim

A Global Look at Refrigeration Challenges

Developed, Developing Countries Differ in Accessibility

Developed countries have refrigeration systems that protect food until it is delivered to customers. But, in developing countries, that refrigeration aspect is often missing at almost every step along the cold chain.


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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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July 1, 2014: EPA Proposes Approval of Hydrocarbon Refrigerants in Select HVACR Applications

This Proposed Action Would Expand the List of SNAP-Approved Substitutes

In support of the Obama administration’s Climate Action Plan, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced that its Significant New Alternatives Policy (SNAP) program is proposing the addition of hydrocarbon refrigerants for several select HVACR applications.


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A Mid-year Update on HVAC Refrigerants

Waiting On Decisions Related to R-22 Phasedown, Legal Actions, HFCs Future

When it comes to refrigerants, the HVACR industry is warily watching the EPA, federal courts, global market place, and Obama administration. Here, as of June 2, is how things look.


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Tech Talks Examine Refrigerant Reduction

Venting Software Also on the Agenda

The IIAR Conference examines some of the latest research in terms of working with equipment running on natural refrigerants.


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Technical Talk Deals with Refrigerant Reductions

Venting Software Also on the Agenda

The most recent International Institute of Ammonia Refrigeration Conference took a look of some of the latest research in terms of working with equipment running on natural refrigerants. The significance was not lost on attendees as such refrigerants continue to gain a foothold in commercial and industrial applications.


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HRAI Warns Consumers about DIY Hydrocarbon Refrigerant Kits

Campaign Provides the Public with Important Safety Information

The Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Institute of Canada (HRAI) launched its fourth annual consumer safety awareness campaign to warn Canadians about the risks of using flammable hydrocarbon refrigerants in home and business air conditioning systems.


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Refrigerants Webinar Updates Contractors

‘Confluence of Initiatives’ Merit Attention

The nearly hourlong presentation was made by Charlie McCrudden, senior vice president for government relations for ACCA.


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DOE Issues Commercial Refrigeration Standards

Refrigeration Equipment Comes Under Review

For service technicians and contractors, the key is to be aware of next-generation equipment coming down the road, any differing servicing techniques that might be required, and the fact that like-for-like equipment may not be easily changed out, even if a customer requests it. 


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The Professor: Don’t Forget About the Oil Check Valve

Dealing With Startup and System Problems

An overview of the oil check valve, which will only let oil pass from the compressor’s motor barrel to its crankcase.


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NEWSMakers: Andy Heinze

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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