If rejected by 9 national committees, the current draft standard suggesting to move the limit from 150g to 500g for the commercial refrigeration sector will be put off the table for years to come.
The charge limit for A3 (flammable) refrigerants like propane in commercial refrigeration, which an International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) subcommittee proposed to increase from 150 g per circuit to 500 g, is now subject to a vote that will determine whether the higher charge is ultimately enacted as an international standard. During a meeting last October…
The free webinar, organised by the EU project LIFE FRONT, will focus on barriers to hydrocarbons in terms of standards and codes and testing done on equipment that use these refrigerants.
The survey will map the available technology, barriers, drivers and future trends for products using hydrocarbon refrigerants.
Japanese government representatives at this week’s ATMOsphere Japan conference hailed the impact of the country’s subsidy scheme in supporting wider uptake of natural refrigerant technologies.