Tag : greenhouse gas emissions
European countries have so far failed to outline designated strategies to realise sustainable cooling that also factors in the importance of energy efficiency, the European Partnership for Energy and the Environment (EPEE) has argued.
Multiple issues concerning the illegal manufacture and use of the ozone depleting substance R11 in China remain unresolved, despite government claims that it would end the practice.
The Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) is committed to ensuring the US will meet its obligations set out under the Kigali Amendment, while also looking at a replacement for the Significant New Alternatives Policy (SNAP) refrigerant rule dropped last year.
Illegal and counterfeit refrigerants and the need for fresh efforts to tackle their trade across Europe was a significant concern among attendees at the Chillventa exhibition in October.
The increasing importance of flammable refrigerants to a cooling industry under pressure to meet the requirements of EU F-Gas regulation, as well as fears about ensuring the appropriate and legal use of such products, are among the key themes of a new joint industry guide.
The Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) campaign group has welcomed commitments by signatories of the Montreal Protocol to tackle concerns over high levels of emissions containing the ozone depleting substance CFC11.
Refcom has welcomed recent findings from parliament’s Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) that are critical of the country’s progress in reducing greenhouse gas emissions from fucntions such as cooling.