Refrigerant

2024.06.17

AREA replies to the public consultation on the Implementing

JUNE 17, 2024 AREA welcomes the extension of the F-gas certification scheme to alternative refrigerants in the new F-gas Regulation as a necessary complementary addition to the existing F-gas provi...

2024.06.17

5 VRF Refrigerant Trends

As candidate refrigerants for variable refrigerant flow (VRF) systems, attention has been focused on refrigerants with low-global warming potential (GWP) values such as R32, R454B, and R466A until now...

2024.06.13

IEA HPT TCP Annex 54 Webinar Highlights Advances in Low-GWP

JUN 12, 2024 On June 11, the IEA HPT TCP Annex 54 hosted a webinar titled “Heat Pump Systems with Low Global Warming Potential (GWP) Refrigerants,” drawing an audience of 80 partici...

2024.06.11

Carrier teams up with Eurovent Middle East

Inventor of modern air-conditioning joins growing membership base Dubai, 11 June 2024. The step sends a strong message to reinforce cooperation and coordination through the region’s leadi...

2024.06.11

Biden-Harris Administration Selects Five Recipients to Recei

May 28, 2024 Contact Information EPA Press Office (press@epa.gov) WASHINGTON — Today, May 28, as part of President Biden’s Investing in America Agenda, the U.S. Environmental Pro...

2024.06.10

UL: Important New Requirements For Use of Low-GWP Refrigeran

June 5, 2024 Brian Rodgers, principal engineer, Appliances, HVAC and Lighting, Distinguished Member of Technical Staff, William Henry Merrill Society and John K. Taecker, senior regulatory engineer...

2024.06.03

The steps you will need to take to be F-Gas compliant for th

3rd June 2024 Our team of experts can advise you TODAY on the steps you will need to take to be F-Gas compliant for the future.Regardless of whether you follow EU or GB FGas legislation, the fundam...

2024.06.02

Bosch to Use Honeywell’s Lower-GWP Refrigerant

On April 16, Honeywell announced that Bosch’s latest heat pump series will use Honeywell’s Solstice R454B refrigerant to replace R410A refrigerant. As part of this, Bosch technicians will also receive training in how to safely handle the mildly flammable (A2L) refrigerant. The equipment itself will feature leak detection sensors to detect R454B refrigerant vapor. If refrigerant vapo...

2024.06.01

Asociația Firmelor FGAS joins AREA!

2024-05-30 AREA is proud to announce that the Romanian F-GAS Association was welcomed as member during the annual General Assembly meeting in Belfast on 24 May. Founded in November last year, th...

2024.05.27

New York State Eyeing Further GWP Limits

To meet its obligations under statewide climate legislation passed in 2019, New York State is eyeing three major regulations. These include a Cap-and-Invest plan that puts a price on greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and tighter regulations on sulfur hexafluoride (SF6) and hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs). The HFC limit proposed by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) would l...

2024.05.26

A Challenging Road Ahead to Eco-Friendly Refrigerants

May 23, 2024 As the federal government continues its push to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and slow climate change, more than 100 stakeholders from government, industry and academe met earlier th...

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