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HVAC Industry Lays Out Refrigerant Plan

AHRI Asked the Government to Set the Objectives and Work Together with Industry
By Kyle Gargaro
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HVACR industry associations, manufacturers, end users, and fluorocarbon producers met with senior White House officials to show support and voluntary commitments to phase down HFCs. Industry coalition the Alliance for Responsible Atmospheric Policy and the White House hosted the event Sept. 16 at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building.


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Survey: Should the EPA Prohibit Certain HFC Refrigerants?

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing a rule that would prohibit some hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) in select refrigeration applications. Do you agree with this move?


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‘Last-gen’ Refrigerants in Development

Manufacturers Focus on Low-GWP Alternative Refrigerants
By Peter Powell
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Contractors hoping for the final word on the newest refrigerants may not have to wait much longer. 


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Purdue Conference Draws a Line on HFC Refrigerants

Low-GWP Refrigerants Stressed To Keep Refrigerant in Mix
By Peter Powell
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If hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) are to have long-term viability, the low-global warming potential (GWP) versions will have to separate themselves from high-GWP types. And the survivors will have to play their part in energy efficiencies, especially in commercial buildings.


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Supporting Evolution of New Refrigerants

Adoption of F-gas Regulation Continues in European Union
By Torben Funder-Kristensen and Lisa Tryson
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This story was prepared by Danfoss and brings readers up to date on developments in Europe concerning HFC refrigerants. While what happens in Europe does not automatically reflect what will happen stateside, it would be wise for contractors in the United States and Canada to monitor developments overseas.


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Aug. 19, 2014: Emerson to Address EPA Proposed Rule Banning HFCs in Some Refrigeration Applications

Company Says Rule Would Have Significant Impact on Equipment Used for Retail Food Refrigeration
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Emerson Climate Technologies announced that it is preparing an industry communication to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) recent notice of proposed rulemaking (NOPR) that would delist some refrigerants commonly used in supermarkets and commercial refrigeration equipment.


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HFCs Enable 83 Percent Reduction in Greenhouse Gas Emissions

By Rajiv Banavali and William F. Walter
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Hydrochlorofluorcarbons, or HFCs, have enabled an 83 percent reduction in U.S. direct greenhouse gas emissions since 1990 as a substitute for ozone depleting substances that were also very potent contributors to climate change.


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July 18, 2014: EPA Proposes to Prohibit HFCs in Some Refrigeration Applications

Proposal Includes Retail Food Refrigeration and Vending Machines
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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that it is proposing a rule that would prohibit the use of certain HFC refrigerants that have high global warming potential in select refrigeration applications.


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China Reveals Energy Plan Slashing HFC Use

Government Intends to Accelerate the Destruction of HFCs and Pursue Alternatives
By Julian Milnes
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China has said it will drastically cut HFC emissions by 280 million tonnes of CO2 — similar to the annual carbon footprint of Spain.


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A Mid-year Update on HVAC Refrigerants

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