ASHRAE has issued Proposed Addendum E to Standard 15.2-2022, which would raise the charge limit for flammable refrigerants in outdoor heat pumps and air-conditioning.
The split AC units will be used to train hundreds of students, lecturers and HVAC&R technicians on the safe handling and installation of natural refrigerants.
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.
Christina Starr of the EIA will address cooling and heating: charge-limit standards and codes for A3 refrigerants.
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.
U.S. companies should proactively push to remove barriers for R290 in air conditioning and heat pumps says EIA’s Avipsa Mahapatra.
The EPA will address the upcoming ‘Technology Transitions’ rule in the AIM Act and take questions in a special workshop
As much as 988g of R290 can be used in split AC systems with certain enhancements, according to new IEC 60335-2-40 standard.
NGOs don’t think it goes far enough in rolling back HFCs, while trade groups fear it is too ambitious and will impair heat pump deployment