Refrigerant

2023.12.26

Daikin Develops Remote R32 Detection Technology and Detector

Daikin has jointly developed a remote detection technology for R32 using a laser with Tokyo Gas Engineering Solutions (TGES) and Institute of Physical and Chemical Research (RIKEN) for the first time ...

2023.12.25

China Announces 2024 HFC Quota Plan

The Ministry of Ecology and Environment announced that it held an executive meeting on October 24 to review and approve, in principle, the total quota setting and allocation plan for hydrofluorocarbon...

2023.12.22

Kobe Symposium — Accelerating Decarbonization with Technolog

In late autumn in Japan, when the red color of the maple leaves deepened, the beautiful Kobe Port welcomed the elite of the global heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration (HVAC&R...

2023.12.21

Member news: Koura offers an alternative refrigerant to R123

Koura offers a direct replacement solution for R1234yf in mobile air conditioning.   2023/12/20 Refrigerant manufacturer Koura is now marketing a refrigerant approved by ASHRAE in 2014 as a su...

2023.12.21

New Year, New PFAS Compliance Deadlines: Key Dates in 2024

December 20, 2023   By Krystal Spickler, program manager, Supply Chain team, UL Solutions   Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are a group of man-made chemicals that are characte...

2023.12.17

Chemours Selects A-Gas as a Reclaimer of R448A and R449A

Chemours has announced a pilot program to allow selected partners to reclaim R448A and R449A, two patent-protected refrigerant blends containing both hydrofluorocarbon (HFC) and hydrofluoroolefin (HFO) components, and AGas is now authorized in the United Kingdom and Europe to process and return reclaimed R448A and R449A to the market. These are non-flammable fluorinated gases used in the region as...

2023.12.16

Kenya confirms acceptance of the Kigali Amendment

2023/12/15 Kenya becomes the 154th country to ratify the Kigali Amendment.   The list of countries that have accepted, ratified or approved the Kigali Amendment is available online at the...

2023.12.14

A-Gas Recovers R407C for International Train Provider in Sin

December 6, 2023   Read Full Case Study   At A Glance The A-Gas team in Singapore recently signed a three-year contract with Singapore CRRC Puhzen Railway Vehicle Services Pte Ltd....

2023.12.14

IARC Assesses The Carcinogenicity of PFOS and PFOA

December 12, 2023   By Krystal Spickler, program manager, Supply Chain team, UL Solutions   In November 2023, the World Health Organization’s (WHO) cancer agency, the International...

2023.12.04

SIFA Places Emphasis on Natural Refrigerants

Reported by Susan Phalippou, JARN’s European correspondent SIFA, a comprehensive exhibition covering refrigeration and its applications, returned to Paris, and was staged at the prestigious P...

2023.12.04

EPA Finalizes One HFC Rule, Proposes One More

On October 6, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a final rule on the phasedown of hydrofluorocarbon (HFC) refrigerants as part of American Innovation and Manufacturing (AIM) Act implementation. The final rule comes one year after President Joseph R. Biden ratified the Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol and aims to achieve its mandate of reducing HFC production and use ...

2023.12.03

India to Phase out HCFCs in New Appliances by End of 2024

As a part of efforts to cut down the use of ozone-depleting substances (ODS) such as hydrochlorofluorocarbons (HCFCs), primarily used in air conditioners and refrigerators, India will phase out HCFCs in manufacturing of new equipment by the end of next year under the accelerated schedule of the Montreal Protocol. It will enable India to achieve compliance with control targets for HCFCs for the yea...

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