Technical Note

2021.03.03

HFC Alternative Refrigerants Update - California’s Regulatio

On December 10, 2020, the California Air Resources Board (CARB) approved rules on regulating HFCs with high GWP that are used as refrigerant (see the January 2021 regular issue of JARN). In the rules approved by CARB, the upper limits on the GWP of refrigerants used in key refrigeration equipment are as follows. In new refrigeration equipment using refrigerant in excess of 50 pounds (22.7 kg...

2021.03.03

HFC Alternative Refrigerants Update - U.S. Rejoins the Paris

This January, almost immediately after Joseph Biden was inaugurated as the 46th U.S. president, he signed an executive order to rejoin the inter-national Paris Agreement on climate change that the pre...

2021.02.24

Accessories/Parts and Installation Work Influence the Effici

Sei Suma, senior advisor, Japan Air Conditioning, Heating & Refrigeration News (JARN) Newly released air conditioning products attract the attention of many people and are featured in many arti...

2021.02.24

ASERCOM Convention 2021 Features Regulations and Standards i

On January 29, 2021, the Association of European Refrigeration Component Manufacturers (ASERCOM) held virtually the ASERCOM Convention 2021, Digital Dialogue. Speakers presented future yardsticks to ...

2021.01.24

California Approves HFC Regulation

On December 10, 2020, California Air Resources Board (CARB) approved ‘Prohibitions on Use of Certain Hydrofluorocarbons in Stationary Refrigeration, Chillers, Aero-sols-Propellants, and Foam End...

2020.12.28

HVAC&R Expos beyond the COVID-19 Pandemic

COVID-19 has altered the way people go about doing almost every kind of activity. It would not be an exaggeration to say that COVID-19 has upended daily life as we know it. The vague term ‘New N...

2020.12.22

EU’s €1 Trillion Climate Finance Plan — Part I

Compiled and edited by Susan Phalippou, JARN’s European correspondent Europe aims to fund projects to tackle climate change and support the regions most affected by the transition to a green ...

2020.12.07

Japanese Technology Development Projects for Next-generation

The Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol that was adopted in 2016 requires countries around the world to reduce the production and consumption of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs). Each country’s r...

2020.11.02

Technological Update for Fans, Motors, and Instrumentation

Fans & Motors Motors are used for various purposes without being seen by the general public, and there are a huge number of them. For example, many motors are used in automobiles, reportedly with...

2020.10.27

Air Conditioning and Other Measures Enabling Animals to Surv

Sei Suma, senior advisor, Japan Air Conditioning, Heating & Refrigeration News (JARN) Air conditioning is important not only for humans, but also for precision machinery such as computers in data...

 
 
 
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