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Phase-out of ozone-depleting substances
and fluorinated greenhouse gases in the Russian Federation



IEC votes down HC charge-limit increase

April 19, 2019

Proposed standard falls one vote short of approval, preventing charge limit for A3 refrigerants from rising to 500 g from 150 g in commercial refrigeration. Read more

Doors Wide Open. Part 2

April 12, 2019

On April 9, the Environmental Investigation Agency released a new Climate report and wanted to give you first sight of its findings. Read more

Doors Wide Open. Part 1

April 10, 2019

Today the Environmental Investigation Agency releases a new Climate report and wants to give you first sight of its findings. Read more

IIAR’s hydrocarbon-standard effort underway

April 05, 2019

Safety standard will focus on commercial and industrial applications in machine rooms or outside buildings, including chillers and heat pumps. Read more

Carrier celebrates 10,000 CO2 refrigeration units

April 02, 2019

Carrier Commercial Refrigeration has celebrated a landmark achievement with the delivery of its 10,000th CO2 mechanical system to customers in Europe. Read more

China phases out 280,000 tonnes of ODS

March 28, 2019

China’s Ministry of Ecology and Environment announced in Beijing that it had phased out 280,000 tonnes of ozone-depleting substances. Read more

European smart ac market to treble by 2023

March 25, 2019

The European market for smart air conditioning is forecast to almost treble to €130m by 2023, according to a new report. Read more

EU turns its attention to 2020 f-gas bans

March 22, 2019

Bans on using f-gases with certain GWP amounts in certain types of refrigeration and air-conditioning equipment are set to come into force in the EU next year. Read more

Recycled R404A – a vital part of the refrigerant mix

March 18, 2019

With the forthcoming European ban on virgin R404A, refrigerant supplier A-Gas warns that installers and end users need to understand what’s happening and how it will affect their business. Read more

Bulgaria, Germany, Netherlands to intercept illegal refrigerants

March 11, 2019

Latest news from the scene of battles against smuggled and stolen refrigerants. Read more

Roche’s natural refrigerant treatment

March 07, 2019

The Roche Group is committed to phasing out halogenated refrigerants. Read more

Japan to step up HFC recovery regulations in 2019

March 04, 2019

On 16 January, Japan’s environment and industry ministries proposed a draft bill outlining measures to tighten regulations on f-gases in Japan. Read more

EIA urges U.S. states to address refrigerant leaks and end-of-life recovery

February 28, 2019

Report recommends adopting California’s programs and other measures to prevent HFC and HCFC emissions in the face of federal rollbacks. Read more

'Europe's first' professional school for HVAC&R technicians opens in Italy

February 25, 2019

‚Europe’s first‘ professional school for HVAC&R technicians has opened in greater Milan, Italy. Read more

Report: NatRefs can improve food retail store sustainability

February 21, 2019

Natural refrigerants can improve the sustainability of supermarkets, according to the final report of the EU-funded SuperSmart project. Read more