Countries need to reduce HFCs production and consumption faster and at greater rates to allow for an emissions scenario compatible with the Paris Agreement.
In new report issued to Montreal Protocol, the NGO calls for national approval of IEC’s new 500-g charge limit and an increase of limit for ACs, while criticizing oversight of CFC-11.
International environmental agreements and the influence of European retail chains are driving forces.
The Brazilian manufacturer installed its first Highpack PRO chiller system at a supermarket in June 2023 and has plans for projects in Colombia and Costa Rica next year.
To prove the business case for new technologies and support the adoption of natural refrigerants, case studies must focus on the end-user experience, they added.
ATMO America: EIA Urges Industry Engagement in U.S. Charge-Limit Standards for Hydrocarbons in ACs/Heat Pumps
Following UL and pending EPA approval of higher charge limits for hydrocarbon-based commercial cases, the EIA would like to see UL pass similar codes for ACs and heat pumps.
The NGO defends NatRefs against claims made by Chemours in Politico advertorial.
Global Online Database ‘Cool Technologies’ Seeks Examples of Hydrocarbon-Based Products and Installations
The Cool Technologies website aims to provide references to energy efficient equipment that does not rely on f-gases.
The acquisition will enhance Panasonic’s commercial AC offering in Europe, while also expanding its heat pump business.
ACs efficiency must improve in all markets to contribute to the IEA’s Net Zero Emissions scenario by 2050.