Refrigerants & Reclaim

Ice Breaker: Evap. Pressure Regulators

A Look at Familiar Refrigerant Flow Control Device
By Joe Marchese
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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
By Peter Powell
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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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The Business of Refrigeration

Refrigerants, Supermarkets, Acquisitions
By Peter Powell
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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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Report Updates the ‘Natural’ Refrigerants Fiscal Situation in Europe

The Focal Point Is on HFCs
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As consensus builds for a European agreement on regulating emissions of f-gases, Shecco has launched its newest publication, the “GUIDE+: HFC Taxes & Fiscal Incentives for Natural Refrigerants in Europe.” 


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Jan. 21, 2014: AHRI Launches Second Phase of Alternative Refrigerants Evaluation Program

Organization Seeks Refrigerant Research Participants
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The Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) announced that it will launch a second phase of the Low-Global Warming Potential (GWP) Alternative Refrigerants Evaluation Program (AREP).


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The ‘R’ is for Refrigerants, Refrigeration

RSES Conference gets Service Techs up to Speed
By Peter Powell
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The ‘R’ in Refrigeration Service Engineers Society (RSES) got its due at the 76th RSES Annual Conference and HVACR Technology Expo in Pittsburgh, Pa. Topics ranged from the latest trends in refrigerants to the servicing of equipment, from basic components to complex systems using such refrigerants.


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EPA Proposes Final R-22 Phaseout Timeline

Target of 2020 Could Get Moved Up to 2018
By Peter Powell
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The proposal picks up on a previous timeline in production that allowed 62.8 million pounds of new R-22 in 2013 and 51 million pounds in 2014.


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Government Considering Sanctions Against Chinese Refrigerants

U.S. ITC Votes to Move Forward on Illegal HFC-134a Imports
By Peter Powell
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The U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) voted 6-0 on Dec. 13 to move forward against China regarding possible illegal hydrofluorocarbon (HFC)-134a coming into the U.S.


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2013 NEWSmakers Confront Challenges

Nominees Make Headlines by Battling Congress, Counterfeits, Assailants, More
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Each honoree has overcome a number of obstacles — big and small — to achieve great things on behalf of the HVAC industry.


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Sassano Fights to Nullify Illegal Refrigerants

DuPont Manager Involved in Dual Effort to Counteract Counterfeits
By Peter Powell
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Sassano’s leadership and dedication toward curbing illegal imports and counterfeit gases makes her one of The NEWS’ 2013 NEWSmakers.


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