Tag : F-Gas
The International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) has voted narrowly to reject increasing the charge limit for flammable refrigerants in refrigeration cabinets, resulting in uncertainty for the development a range of innovative new technologies.
Ensuring certainty on regulatory alignment with key EU law and standards, as well as determining future customs requirements have been identified as vital Brexit concerns for the UK building services sector.
Introducing greater transparency within the F-Gas quota system is among several recommendations that will be vital to protect EU efforts to curbing greenhouse gas emissions, a new report has concluded.
Several appliance manufacturers such as CIAT and Mitsubishi Electric have further expanded their R32 range of split systems as part of ongoing efforts to fully phase out R410A equipment.
Authorities in the US should consider following California’s lead in tackling emissions of Ozone Depleting Substances (ODSs) and HFCs to ensure national climate change commitments can be met, according to a new report.
Chemours has tripled its global production capacity for R1234yf-based products as a reflection of changing demand for refrigerant products that can curb overall greenhouse gas output.
This month’s RAC Magazine includes a showcase of new applications for natural refrigerant that includes a “world first” installation of a rotary compressor pack running on CO2 at a Tesco Express store and a range of other technologies intended to transform cooling efficiency.
Refcom has said a focus on ensuring compliance across the UK with F-Gas regulations, as well as the potential implications on the cooling industry from ongoing uncertainty around Brexit were among key topics of recent discussions with government.
The European Commission is in the process of ensuring regulators have more teeth to tackle a black-market refrigerant trade that industry argues is undermining efforts to curb use of higher GWP refrigerant.
Refcom has published new Brexit guidance for the UK cooling industry outlining how F-Gas regulations are expected to apply to their operations upon the country’s scheduled exit from the EU in late March.