Tag Archives: refrigerant

New Greenhouse Gas Emission Rules

In October, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced new actions the agency will take to curb emissions from ozone-depleting (ODS) refrigerants and hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), greenhouse gases used in refrigeration and air conditioning. The actions were created along with private and … Continue reading

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60 Potential Refrigerant Fluids Identified

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has identified 60 substances that may be useful as new refrigerant fluids.  These substances were chosen out of the 56,203 fluids that were tested and considered.  The reason these substances were identified … Continue reading

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EPA Refrigeration Recycling Regulations Section 608 of the CAA, regulations (40 CFR Part 82, Subpart F)

Some refrigerants have been proven to deplete our stratospheric ozone layer and are regulated under Section 608 of the Clean Air Act. The regulated refrigerants include chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) and hydrochlorofluorocarbons (HCFCs) and their blends. These materials are found in common … Continue reading

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