R32_Gas_BottleJAPAN: Daikin has won an award from Japan’s Ministry of the Environment for its work in developing the use of refrigerant R32.

Daikin’s work in promoting the adoption of R32 as a potential lower GWP replacement for R410A in smaller split systems has been recognised with a 2015 Minister of the Environment Award.

Established in 1998 by Japan’s Ministry of the Environment, the award is presented every year in December to coincide with Japan’s Global Warming Prevention Month, and is given to individuals and groups that have shown remarkable achievements in the prevention of climate change.