A2L Refrigerant Leak Detection
How emerging mildly flammable refrigerants are dictating the need for improved leak detection strategies.
Bohn Adopts Chemours New Refrigerants
Bohn de Mexico adopts non-ozone depleting, low global warming potential refrigerants for its BOHN Ecoflex commercial refrigeration equipment.
Why The Refrigerant Matters—For Green HVAC And Much More
Refrigerants can be used strategically to help facility managers reduce energy costs.
AHRI, Others Petition EPA On HFC Phase Down Rule
Proposed standards will result in an additional half billion tons of CO2 reduction above what already is projected to be achieved by the American Innovation and Manufacturing (AIM) Act.
Honeywell Introduces Solstice E-Cooling For Data Centers, Electronics
The new Solstice® E-Cooling heat transfer agents from Honeywell cool data centers and other electronic applications with greater efficiency and reduced environmental impact.
Honeywell Solstice N41 Receives “A1” Designation From ASHRAE
Solstice N41 refrigerant is the first A1, nonflammable, reduced global warming potential (GWP), R-410A replacement refrigerant developed for stationary air conditioning systems.
CREW President Shares Insights On Facilities For 2020
In this Q&A, Holly Neber, 2019 President of the CREW (Commercial Real Estate Women) Network and CEO of AEI Consultants, looks ahead for facilities.
ALDI Lauded As Industry Leader In Sustainable Refrigeration
The EPA's GreenChill Partnership has recognized ALDI as the grocery retailer with the most GreenChill store certifications in the past year.
Bacharach Launches Fall Campaign For HVAC-R Combustion Tools
The 2019 fall heating season campaign offers a free multi-year subscription (until December 31) to Bacharach’s B-Smart® pre-calibrated sensor exchange program, or a free combustible gas leak detector.
YORK YZ Chiller From Johnson Controls
This new magnetic bearing centrifugal chiller is fully optimized for performance with a next generation low global warming potential (GWP) refrigerant.
Facility Executive | February 2017 Issue
The February 2017 issue features the 2017 Facility Executive Of The Year. Plus, a look at in-building cellular, waste management, the building envelope, emergency preparedness, flooring, and our annual Readers’ Choice Awards.
Montreal Protocol Kigali Amendment: Phase Down HFCs
This amendment to the Montreal Protocol focuses on a global phase down of production and consumption of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), which are used in refrigeration and air conditioning systems.
Johnson Controls Supports Low-GWP Refrigerant Research
The company donated $100K for development of safety standards regarding the use of mildly flammable, low-GWP refrigerants.
FM Alert: Partnership Funds Flammable Refrigerant Research
AHRI, ASHRAE, and the DOE will collaborate on a $5.2 million research program that will help accelerate updating of model building codes.
Danfoss Marks 50 Years For T2 Expansion Valve
These valves are used for liquid injection into evaporators on refrigeration and air conditioning systems using fluorinated refrigerants.
Refrigerant Management Program Generates More Than 100,000 Metric Tons of Verified Greenhouse Gas Emission...
Carrier end-of-life refrigerant management program with EOS Climate generates more than 100,000 metric tons of verified greenhouse gas emission reductions.
HVAC Trends: Refrigerant Update
As the phaseout of the high global warming impact substances used in HVAC/R equipment ramps up, research on suitable alternatives continues.
EPA Approves Latest Refrigerant Substitutes
The three hydrocarbon substances can be used in small commercial refrigerators and freezers.
ASHRAE Publishes Updated Refrigerant Safety Standards
The 2010 editions of ASHRAE’s major refrigerants-related standards have been published as a package with 14 new refrigerant blends added.