The following remarks were made regarding the article “Lots of Questions About Refrigerants but Not Many Answers,” written by Joanna R. Turpin, senior editor of The NEWS, published March 5.


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I am with the Chemours Co. and spent the last five years with ICOR Intl. Inc. as the regional business director, covering 13 states from Texas to California. I have been training technicians across the country on the proper way to charge alternative systems using superheat and subcooling. We also give extensive, up-to-date information on CARB [California Air Resources Board] and the Kigali amendment. You may be interested to know that Carrier Corp. has chosen Chemours’ XL41(R-454B) as the next refrigerant to replace R-410A. Our biggest focus is to provide training for technicians across the country. I believe we were able to help the military base you referenced in the latest article. Please feel free to pass our contact information to anyone who would like to have us come to their location and give them an overview of the future of alternative refrigerants. Bruce Heberle covers the East Coast and can be reached at or 317-796-6990. Matt McKinney covers mid-America and can be reached at or 317-306-1734. I handle Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Louisiana, and everything else in the West region.

Mark Redman
Field Development Senior Consultant
The Chemours Co.


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Publication date: 4/8/2019

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