Ozone Regulation 2009/1005 (GEN - 968.00)

Evaluation study available European Policy GEN - 968.00. The Ozone Regulation is transposing the obligations of the Montreal Protocol at European level regarding ozone depleting substances. It is re...


States Against Loosening HFC Regulations

 By Alec Johnson Nov 16, 2018 Back in September of this year the Environmental Protection Agency announced that they would be removing their HFC rule that went in place back in September of 201...


What of the Kigali Amendment?

Just over two years ago was the 28th meeting of the Montreal Protocol. This event was held in Kigali, Rwanda and one of the highest priority topics was tackling the phase down of HFC refrigerants such...


The natural choice: Heron Foods picks Cubo2 Smart CO2 conden

19/11/2018 North East refrigeration engineers H.A. Davie have installed four SCM Cubo2 Smart condensing units from Dean & Wood at a new-build Heron Foods store in Stockton-on-Tees.   co2...


2019 Refrigerant Pricing Predictions

By Alec Johnson Nov 12, 2018 Earlier this morning it was snowing here in Kansas City. It wasn’t anything major like the weather forecasters would have you believe, but there was still enough t...


F-Gas (GEN - 958.00). The F-Gas Regulation encourages the ad

Update on recent publications   11/14/2018 GEN - 958.00. The F-Gas Regulation encourages the adoption of alternatives to high GWP refrigerants. The European Commission has funded the project REAL Alternatives learning programme, which provides information in 15 languages on the safe use of alternatives such as ammonia, hydrocarbon, carbon dioxide and low flammables. REAL Alternatives is a ...


Arkema announces a price increase of its Ensoline® PHE and i

11/14/2018 With immediate effect or as soon as contracts allow, Arkema increases the prices of its Ensoline® PHE and Ensoline® PHP by 10%. This price increase is required to offset the tightn...


MCI puts propane on ice

News12 Nov 2018 by Paul Avery Maersk Container Industry is now looking to R1234yf as a future refrigerant for reefer containers.   MCI has announced that it is developing R1234yf as an ultra ...


Installers increasingly aware of illegal trade of refrigeran

November 14, 2018     Home News Installers increasingly aware of illegal trade of refrigerants   An AREA internal survey reveals that nearly 80% of the industry is aware of ille...


New IOR president highlights post-Brexit challenges

9/11/2018 Kevin Glass began his tenure as the new president of the Institute of Refrigeration by highlighting some of the challenges the industry is likely to face in a post-Brexit era.   Ke...


Gobal Hydrofluorocarbons Market 2019-2023 | Growing Acceptan

 A key factor driving the growth of the market is the rising demand for foam blowing agents. Foam blowing agents are additives used for producing foams. They create cellular structures with the h...