refrigerants

Resource pages for "refrigerants"-related posts for facility managers (FMs), building operations professionals and decision-makers in all industry sectors.


AIM Act

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.
data centers

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.
refrigerant

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.
facility management

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.
GreenChill Partnership

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.
HVAC-R combustion

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.
low-GWP

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.
January / February 2017

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.
HFC

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.
refrigerant

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.
flammable 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.
air conditioning

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.

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