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What’s Next for Hydrocarbons?

EPA SNAP Approval of HCs Draws Mixed Reaction

In March, the EPA approved several low-GWP hydrocarbon refrigerants for use in refrigeration and air conditioning applications, subject to use conditions. The approval drew a mixture of reactions ranging from support to concern.


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India Proposes HFC Refrigerant Reduction

Montreal Protocol Amendment Would Phase Down HFCs in India

In industrial countries, production and consumption of HFCs should reach 15 percent of their 2013-2015 reference levels by 2035, stated the proposal. Developing countries would have until 2050 to reach the 15 percent level of their 2028-2030 use and consumption reference levels.


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Refrigerant Recovery: Technology and Tips

The Right Tools and Advice from Experts Make This Essential Process Easy

Recovering refrigerant from HVAC and refrigeration systems is an important day-to-day task for HVACR technicians. Here’s a look at some of the latest tools that help make this important job easy, along with tips from the recovery equipment manufacturers on how to efficiently and safely recover refrigerant.


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Feb. 18, 2015: A-Gas International Forms A-Gas Americas

Business Unit Will Give Customers Greater Access to Its Technical Expertise, Industry Knowledge, and Know-How

A-Gas International has announced the formation of A-Gas Americas following the merger of sister companies Coolgas, RemTec, CIJSA, and A-Gas Performance Chemicals. A-Gas Americas will operate from the companies’ existing locations within the group in Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas as well as Mexico.


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HFC Tax an Unlikely Option for US

Repeal of Australian Legislation a Boost for Opponents of US Tax

Last summer, Australia repealed its carbon tax, which, since July 2012, had been imposed on the country’s leading emitters of synthetic greenhouse gases controlled by the Kyoto Protocol. Could a tax that targets carbon dioxide emissions and refrigerants be headed to U.S. shores?


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European Cooling Industry Prepares for HFO Future

Cuts to HFC Quota Drives Industry Toward Lower-GWP Alternatives

The European cooling industry needs to make plans to move quickly to lower-GWP refrigerants as the cuts in HFC quota envisaged by the F-Gas regulations will bite sooner than many people expect.


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AHRI Low-GWP AREP Conference

1/16/14
New York Hilton Midtown
1335 Avenue of the Americas
New York

Join AHRI in New York City before the ASHRAE Winter Conference to learn about the results of the AHRI Low-Global Warming Potential Alternative Refrigerants Evaluation Program (Low-GWP AREP).

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2015 HARDI Fly-In

Highlights from HARDI's Congressional Fly-In in Washington, D.C. Post date: May 28, 2015.

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Kevin Conrad, president, Kevin Conrad Heating and Cooling Inc., Nantucket, Massachusetts, breaks down working in the New England climate, the benefits of insulation foam, and more.


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