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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.
The company donated $100K for development of safety standards regarding the use of mildly flammable, low-GWP refrigerants.
AHRI, ASHRAE, and the DOE will collaborate on a $5.2 million research program that will help accelerate updating of model building codes.
These valves are used for liquid injection into evaporators on refrigeration and air conditioning systems using fluorinated refrigerants.
Carrier end-of-life refrigerant management program with EOS Climate generates more than 100,000 metric tons of verified greenhouse gas emission reductions.
As the phaseout of the high global warming impact substances used in HVAC/R equipment ramps up, research on suitable alternatives continues.
The three hydrocarbon substances can be used in small commercial refrigerators and freezers.
The 2010 editions of ASHRAE’s major refrigerants-related standards have been published as a package with 14 new refrigerant blends added.