Industrial sector significantly further mind commercial refrigeration in making switch to low-GWP
AREA has said that the coming steep quota reduction in HFC refrigerants should move forward as planned
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.
Environmental Audit Committee will look at current effectiveness of F-Gas reduction efforts in the UK and consult on post-Brexit laws
The European Commission has closed an antitrust investigation over cooperation between Honeywell and DuPont to produce the refrigerant R1234yf for use in vehicles.
Wholesaler claims to be only wholesaler with national coverage of HFO alternative to R404A
The price of R404A is set to continue rising and availability will reduce further as refrigerant manufacturers manage the rapidly decreasing quota for HFCs.
Refrigerant manufacturer says transition to lower-GWP important
Users of R404A and other high-GWP refrigerant need to urgently step up plans for conversion to lower GWP options or face severe price rises and the prospect of shortages.
Refrigerant manufacturer says decision will help accelerate transition to lower-GWP gases
Schneider Electric Ltd has been fined £3,000 with £18,000 costs for failing to recover an F-Gas, released to atmosphere at Stanford-le-Hope, Essex in 2013
Instrument specialist says range of Smart Probes and dedicated App will enable quicker, economical alternative to infrared cameras and digital manifolds
The whole cooling supply chain needs to take more action more quickly if the industry is to head off a supply and demand crisis over the upcoming F-Gas phase downs.
The European trade body for vehicle AC sector says it is “gravely concerned” at the government’s apparent green light for top-ups of R134a by untrained personnel
A global HFC phase-down agreement is set to become a reality following historic negotiations by countries worldwide earlier this month in Dubai, which could see formal reduction strategy by the end of 2016.
The UK Government has announced that unqualified persons can now legally purchase F-gases for use in mobile air-conditioning systems (MAC), despite previously placing a ban on the activity.
EPEE hosted industry roundtable debates key issues concerning Europe’s energy sector including the energy label, heating & cooling, and F-gas.
Following their debut appearance at last week’s Cooling Awards, we bring you animated internet sensations Brock and Ollie in full
Experts warn: ‘the slower people move out of R404A the more it will cost’
A white paper by reclamation specialist EOS Climate has found that if 30% of HFC refrigerants reclaimed for re-use by 2040, approx 18bn tonnes of CO2 would be prevented from reaching the atmosphere over next 25 years