Tag : Significant New Alternatives Policy (SNAP)
Legislation that seeks to phase out HFC use in favour of alternative refrigerants has been proposed by a bipartisan group of politicians serving in the US House of Representatives.
New bipartisan legislation proposed in the US will attempt to introduce a national phasedown schedule to support the cooling industry to switch to lower GPW products from using HFC refrigerant.
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.
A joint global initiative between the Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) and the UN Environment Programme has launched this week to support a range of developing nations to move to alternative refrigerant.
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.
The US Supreme Court has opted against hearing an appeal to reverse a lower court ruling that struck down an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulation on phasing out use of HFCs as refrigerant.
New York is the latest US state to commit to phase-out the use of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) in an attempt to spur others to follow suit in defiance of US government policy.
Honeywell has formally issued an appeal to the US Supreme Court for a review of a lower court ruling that last year reversed an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) stance to brand use of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) as ‘unacceptable’.