AHRI Stresses Job Creation and Phase-Down Aspects of HFC Bil

April 7, 2020 Arlington, Va. — In written testimony to the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, the head of the Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) today str...


U. S. Announces Ruling on Antidumping Duty for HFCs from Chi

On March 3, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced a preliminary affirmative ruling that certain hydro-fluorocarbons (HFCs) imported from China are circumventing antidumping duty (AD) orders. The AD orders pertain to ‘unpatented R421A from China, which are further processed into finished HFC blends in the Unit- ed States.’ HFC blends covered by the scope of this action are R404A, R4...


The Energy-efficient CO2 Compressor Solution: Bitzer Ecoline

Bitzer works towards a climate- friendly future, consequently keeping the key elements natural refrigerants, energy efficiency and user- friendliness in mind. For more than 20 years already, the speci...


Statement given by Didier Coulomb, Director General of the I

2020/03/29 Statement Given by the Director General of the International Institute of Refrigeration (IIR) during the 28th Meeting of the Parties to the Montreal Protocol (MOP-28) in Kigali (10-14 octo...


REAL Alternatives 4 LIFE Offers Free e-learning Certificate

The REAL Alternatives 4 LIFE project has recently launched a free e-learning course completion certificate available to anyone who has completed all pages of all nine of the e-learning modules. The e-...


Honeywell Introduces Innovative New Refrigerants

At 2020 AHR Expo, Honeywell previewed a breakthrough platform of liquid heat transfer agents that cool high-performance electronics more efficiently and effectively than traditional methods that use a...


Stiebel Eltron Launches Heat Pumps Using R454C

The refrigerant phase-down in the European Union (EU) means that all heat pump suppliers will have to introduce new refrigerants. At ISH 2019 held in Frankfurt, Germany, Stiebel Eltron presented the first heat pump series that will utilize R454C, an extremely environmentally friendly refrigerant. The series will be launched this year. These heat pumps will have better coefficient of performance (C...



General Scroll compressors are sold in capacities ranging from less than 1 up to 60 hp. Scroll compressors can be used in a broad range of applications, including RACs, PACs, VRF systems, and chil...


European Union continues to phase-down its use of climate-wa

The European Union remains on track in meeting the goal to phase-down the use of fluorinated greenhouse gases (F-gases), according to updated data published by the European Environment Agency today.   The EEA report ‘Fluorinated greenhouse gases 2019’ assesses the data reported in 2019 by European companies on the production, import, export, destruction and feedstock use of F-ga...


New Inverter Scroll Condensing Units with R448A

Johnson Controls-Hitachi Air Conditioning has newly added to its lineup 10 inverter scroll condensing units ranging from 10 to 26 hp that adopt non-flammable refrigerant R448A capable of meeting the n...


Emerson to Present Webinar on Latest Refrigerant Rulemaking

Attendees will learn how to prepare for challenging regulations in the HVACR industry   ST. LOUIS, March 10, 2020 – Emerson (NYSE: EMR) announced it will be hosting an E360 Webinar on the...


Chemours Inaugurates New World-Class Innovation Center, The

The 312,000-square foot Chemours Discovery Hub houses more than 300 researchers and scientists   NEWARK, Del., March 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chemours Company (Chemours) (NYSE: CC), a global...

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