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Items Tagged with 'HFC refrigerants'
The Alliance for Responsible Atmospheric Policy has announced its support for the negotiation of an amendment to the Montreal Protocol which would curtail the global growth of greenhouse gas emissions from HFCs.
The Alliance for Responsible Atmospheric Policy has submitted a petition for rulemaking to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that seeks to include HFCs under the provisions of Title VI, Section 608 of the Clean Air Act intended to reduce refrigerant gas emissions.
Whirlpool has begun phasing out use of HFC-134a, and it has now implemented the use of Honeywell’s Solstice® Liquid Blowing Agent (LBA) insulation in U.S. made-refrigerators and freezers.
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.
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.”
At the second Atmosphere America Natural Refrigerants conference, attendees got a report on the most recent — at the time — U.S. government proposal for a worldwide agreement on what to do with HFCs.
Ongoing discussions are currently underway, examining ways to incorporate HFCs into the protocol in order to phase down their use due to relatively high global warming potential (GWP).