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Refrigerants & Reclaim
Many advocates and policy makers are taking action now to find and use refrigerants with much lower GWPs than HFCs to anticipate the phase down and avoid what could be a costly double transition.
One field problem frequently encountered with this type of metering device is that it can become plugged with system debris, causing a restriction. When this happens, the cap tube will typically need to be replaced.
Refrigerants are all the talk these days in refrigeration. That was evident at the 66th International AHR Expo in New York City.
DuPont Refrigerants announced a successful settlement with T.A. Fresco regarding a case involving the packaging and sale of counterfeit illegal DuPont Suva 134a.
DuPont Refrigerants has announced a successful settlement with T.A. Fresco, a company in the Philippines, in a case involving the packaging and sale of counterfeit illegal DuPont™ Suva® 134a refrigerant.
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.
ASHRAE has announced that the 2013 editions of its refrigerant safety standards, incorporating 41 new addenda, have been published.
Ice equipment and refrigerant canisters are a couple of the latest developments in refrigeration. Follett 7 Series ice-only dispensers are now Energy Star-qualified. DuPont Refrigerants has introduced a new technology to its Dispos-A-Can® containers.
As the industry continues to deal with f-gas issues, recognition continues to come to refrigeration systems using CO2 as a refrigerant.