Tag : R404A
A rapid drop in industry reliance for R404A refrigerant seemingly in favour of lower GWP alternatives has shown the effectiveness of EU F-Gas regulation to tackle HFC use. However, experts warn that industry still must address major challenges around energy efficiency and counterfeit trade.
RAC Magazine is hosting the latest in a series of free webinars with Chemours on February 7 that is focused on how industry can prepare for the upcoming service and new equipment ban for R404A and other higher GWP refrigerants.
RAC Magazine will be hosting a free webinar later this month in connection with Chemours that will consider how industry can brace itself for a ban on R404A and other high GWP products that is just 14 months away.
This month’s RAC Magazine looks at calls for government to better address industry nervousness about enforcing F-Gas regulations post-Brexit. It also considers the role A-Gas has played in helping retailer Asda remove large volumes of R404A across its estate as part of a project to retrofit over 100 stores.
RAC has partnered with refrigerant specialist Chemours to produce a comprehensive digital report tackling the challenges surrounding the ongoing F-Gas legislation – its bans, its quotas and the market factors surrounding it – and pointing readers towards potential solutions.
The British Refrigeration Association (BRA) has published its second major report on the challenges facing the UK cooling sector to shift to lower GWP refrigerants in order to meet EU F-Gas regulations.
Refrigeration registration body Refcom is investigating claims that some refrigerant wholesalers are rationing R410A to contractors, while still holding large supplies of the higher GWP refrigerant R404A.