Refrigerants & Reclaim

ATMOsphere America Attendees Discuss Refrigerants

Conference Focuses on Natural Refrigerant Trends, Issues, Regulations
August 19, 2013

Danfoss recently sponsored and participated in ATMOsphere America 2013, a conference which discussed natural refrigerant trends, latest technologies, and regulatory issues in the U.S. and Canada.


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The NEWS Hosts Refrigeration Webinar

Webinar Will Compare, Contrast Glycol and Direct Expansion Refrigeration Systems
August 12, 2013

The NEWS will host a free webinar, “Overcome the Barriers to Adoption of Secondary Glycol Refrigeration Systems,” at 1 p.m. ET on Aug. 27.


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Aug. 8, 2013: First U.S. Supermarket Using Propane Refrigerant Launched

Tecumseh Supports Hussmann in R-290 Application
August 8, 2013
Tecumseh Products Co. announced that it worked closely with Hussmann Corp. to launch the first United States-based grocery store using propane (R-290) refrigerant. The newly opened Austin, Texas supermarket built by H-E-B Grocery uses self-contained refrigerated display cases with hydrocarbon refrigerant R-290.


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Aug. 6, 2013: Airgas Announces New President of Airgas Refrigerants

Emmanuel Dupree Succeeds Ted Schulte
August 6, 2013
Airgas Inc. has announced that Emmanuel Dupree has been named president - Airgas Refrigerants. Dupree succeeds Ted Schulte who is retiring at the end of the month after nearly 16 years of executive leadership at Airgas.


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Refrigerants Gain Job Site Attention

Operations Produce Efficiency Data
August 5, 2013

So what can you do with natural refrigerants and where can you do it? That formed the basis of case studies presented at the second Atmosphere America Natural Refrigerants Conference in Washington, D.C.


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Obama’s Climate Action Plan Targets HFC Reduction

International and Domestic Initiatives Push Phase Down, Reduced Use
July 29, 2013

President Barack Obama’s recently announced Climate Action Plan specifically references the future of the familiar HFC refrigerants all HVACR contractors work with on a daily basis.


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AHRI Hosts Low-GWP AREP Conference

Program Will Evaluate Promising Alternative Refrigerants for Major Product Categories
July 29, 2013

The Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) announced it will host a conference on the AHRI Low Global Warming Potential (GWP) Alternative Refrigerants Evaluation Program (AREP) on Jan. 16, 2014 at the New York Hilton Midtown in New York City.


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July 26, 2013: ACCA Publishes New ComforTool on Locking Cap Requirements

Homeowners May Not Be Aware That Huffing Is an Issue
July 26, 2013
The Air Conditioning Contractors of America (ACCA) has published its latest ComforTool for ACCA members, “Locking Caps Guard Against Huffing,” to help explain to customers why new codes require locking caps on outdoor air conditioners and heat pumps.


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July 26, 2013: Conference to Present Low-GWP Refrigerant Research Results

Purpose of Research Is to Identify and Evaluate Promising Alternative Refrigerants
July 26, 2013
The Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) announced that it will host a conference on the AHRI Low-GWP Alternative Refrigerants Evaluation Program (AREP) on Jan. 16, 2014, in New York City.


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Papers Ponder Ammonia, Heat Transfer

Ongoing Developments Regarding Natural Refrigerants and Continued Commitment to Refrigeration Basics
July 15, 2013

Making ammonia work in traditional HFC territory, trying transcritical CO2 systems in ice rinks, and examining ways to apply refrigeration principles to heat transfer rates were just three topics of 13 papers (five in Spanish) presented at the most recent Industrial Refrigeration Conference and Expo.


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