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.
ATMO Europe: European Commission Report Promotes Natural Refrigerants as Competitive Edge for EU Heat Pump Manufacturers
The European Commission’s energy department premiered the report at ATMO Europe.
Manufacturers would have time to scale up the production of natural refrigerant equipment, says the European Commission.
The International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis modeled emissions of different refrigerants in split ACs.
U.S. companies should proactively push to remove barriers for R290 in air conditioning and heat pumps says EIA’s Avipsa Mahapatra.
Thus, there is no need to alter plans for an aggressive phase down of HFCs, the study says.
ATMO America: EPA Collects Feedback From Conference Attendees On The AIM Act Technology Transitions Rule
Under the AIM Act, the EPA is allowed to shape a HFC phase down, manage the technology transition and support the proper management of refrigerants across the sectors using these chemicals.
The study notes the difficulty of removing TFA from drinking water and the potential for health effects.
Countries need to reduce HFCs production and consumption faster and at greater rates to allow for an emissions scenario compatible with the Paris Agreement.