DuPont Fluoroproducts has signed a letter of intent (LOI) with Zhonghao New Chemical Material Company and Changshu 3F Fluorochemical to form a joint venture to manufacture hydrofluorocarbon (HFC) blend refrigerants to support the air conditioning and refrigeration industry in China.
The House recently passed HR 6, an energy bill that includes tax incentives, “an energy title” that includes repeal of the Public Utility Holding Company Act (PUHCA), and a provision to drill for oil in the Arctic.
According to the Air-Conditioning and Refrigeration Institute (ARI), building owners in the United States last year replaced or converted 2,594 comfort cooling chillers that use CFCs, leaving an estimated 38,000 of the units that still rely on CFCs.
According to International Comfort Products (ICP), its training department has launched a 44-foot mobile training center designed to offer HVAC dealers opportunities to learn about the most modern heating and cooling products and installation.
RedVector.com recently unveiled an online course series focusing on toxic mold. According to RedVector.com, the curriculum covers detection, prevention, and guidelines, as well as remediation in schools and public buildings.