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“Refrigerant-grade ammonia is not the “natural” solution it’s marketed to be. In our latest infographic, Do you know where your ammonia refrigerant has been?, we illustrate the dangers of refrigerant-grade ammonia.”
“A hydrocarbon refrigerant in the air conditioning system of a truck is thought to be the cause of an explosion… [I]nitial findings are said to indicate that the truck’s air conditioning system was charged with a refrigerant containing propane and isobutane that had originally been designed for R134a.”
“An award-winning data center modernization transformed the cooling efficiency by installing variable speed oil-free centrifugal chillers, compatible with HFO and HFO based refrigerants. An HFC-32 Heat Pump Chiller has received an energy-saving award in Japan for its industry-leading coefficient of performance.”
“US President Joe Biden has today issued an executive order seeking the US Senate’s consent to ratify the Kigali Amendment to phase down HFC refrigerants. The Kigali commitment is one of wide-ranging executive actions to tackle the climate crisis announced by the new president.”
“AEFYT, Association of Companies of the cold and its technology, has created a new working group to promote the development and promotion of a2l refrigerants which are part of more than 20 leading companies in the research, manufacture and commercialization of this type of refrigerants.”