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  • gavel

    US Appeal Court HFC ruling suspended to consider case review

    News27 September, 2017

    A US Federal Appeals Court decision to overturn an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) ruling branding HFC use for refrigeration as ‘unacceptable’ will be temporarily suspended until judges choose whether to hear formal petitions against the case.

  • racfeb20

    RAC Magazine February digital issue is online now

    News7 February, 2020

    February’s edition of RAC Magazine takes a look at the early impacts from the introduction of the first F-Gas service ban on equipment designed for higher GWP products, including use of R404A at certain levels. The ban came into effect early last month.

  • air con generic

    R410A alternatives to drive European AC sales growth, BSRIA predicts

    News23 January, 2020

    Combined demand for air conditioning and heat pump technologies with capacities of up to 50kW totalled €13.7bn (£11.5bn) in Europe over the course of 2019 – representing continued growth in the market, research from BSRIA has concluded.

  • uscourt

    Honeywell turns to Supreme Court to defend EPA HFC ruling

    News6 February, 2018

    Honeywell has said it is turning to the US Supreme Court to push for a judicial review of a ruling last year that reversed an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) stance to brand use of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) as ‘unacceptable’.

  • feta parl

    FETA defends pace of UK lower GWP refrigerant push

    News12 December, 2017

    The Federation of Environmental Trade Associations (FETA) has defended the pace of efforts by the UK cooling industry to move to lower GWP refrigerants during an investigation by parliament’s Environmental Audit Committee into HFC use.

  • fgas eu port

    EU doors “wide open” to illegal refrigerant, EIA warns

    News9 April, 2019

    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.

  • retail fridge

    Emerson study questions progress of European food retailers' HFC switch

    News30 October, 2017

    A survey of food retailers across France, Germany and the UK has raised questions over the progress of work being undertaken to shift away from HFC use and broader industry awareness of changing regulations.

  • central england co op 2

    Central England Co-op installs very-low GWP HFO in first convenience store trial

    News24 October, 2019

    Retailer Central England Co-operative has partnered with Chemours on a live trial of the very-low-GWP HFO, R454C, at its new convenience store at Langley Park, Derbyshire.

  • us senate

    AHRI presses for fresh US-wide legislation to curb HFC use

    News17 October, 2019

    Several dozen members of the US Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) are pushing for fresh federal legislation that would re-establish work to phase down the use of HFCs at a national level.

  • centro studi galileo china

    China seeks international flammable refrigerants expertise

    News2 August, 2017

    Training body Centro Studi Galileo (CSG) has expanded the global reach of a specialised assessment process designed to aid nations with the safe handling of alternative and eco-friendly refrigerants as part of wider attempts to move away from HFC use.