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14th June 2024

ECHA to consider PFAS impacts this year

FINLAND: European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) evaluations of the impact of fluorinated HFC/HFO refrigerants under proposed new European PFAS restrictions are expected to take place in November/December.
12th June 2024

Three injured in explosion at Johnson Controls

USA: Three people are reported to have been injured in an explosion at the Johnson Controls manufacturing plant in Waynesboro, Pennsylvania.
11th June 2024

Investigation launched into Honeywell HF release

USA: The US Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (CSB) has launched an investigation into the Honeywell production facility in Geismar, Louisiana, after a dangerous HF release.
14th June 2024

EC seeks feedback on F-gas portal amendments

EUROPE: The European Commission is now seeking feedback on the amendments to the rules on registration for the F-gas portal as laid down in the new F-gas regulation.
14th June 2024

ECHA to consider PFAS impacts this year

FINLAND: European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) evaluations of the impact of fluorinated HFC/HFO refrigerants under proposed new European PFAS restrictions are expected to take place in November/December.
13th June 2024

Uzbekistan customs stop R22 equipment

UZBEKISTAN: Customs officers in the Uzbekistan capital Tashkent have stopped the importation of process chilling equipment running on banned ozone-depleting refrigerant R22.
14th June 2024

Amy Gittoes joins Climalife

UK: Amy Gittoes, the former commercial manager of the now defunct Hereford-based refrigeration company Arctic Circle, has joined Climalife UK.
12th June 2024

Freedom for Baxi heat pumps

UK: Distributor Freedom Heat Pumps has added Baxi products to its portfolio, which already includes Samsung, Hitachi and Midea brands alongside a full range of complementary accessories and cylinders.
11th June 2024

Panasonic partners with social landlord

UK: Panasonic has partnered with social housing provider Together Housing to switch homes across the North of England from gas boilers to heat pumps.
14th June 2024

Daikin polyvalent unit on R513A

BELGIUM: Daikin Europe is launching the new polyvalent cooling and heating unit for industrial and commercial applications. 
13th June 2024

Preserving CO2 charge during power outages

USA: ChargeSecure is a new charge preservation solution for CO2 refrigeration systems from Hillphoenix.
8th June 2024

Clade breaks new ground with HT heat pump

UK: Clade Engineering Systems has introduced the Birch R290 HT heat pump, described as a groundbreaking solution for high temperature heating needs. 
13th June 2024

Varying refrigerant blends boosts HP flexibility

SWITZERLAND: Researchers have found that varying the composition of refrigerant mixtures can enable heat pumps to generate different temperatures from different heat sources, while increasing efficiency by up to 25%.
6th June 2024

Trane gets to the core of climate change

IRELAND: Trane is helping to further our understanding of the Earth's climate system by helping to preserve and transport Antarctic ice cores to Germany.
3rd June 2024

Evergreen fleet monitored by Carrier

TAIWAN: Evergreen Marine Corp, one of the world’s leading shipping lines, is enhancing operations by deploying Carrier Transicold’s Lynx Fleet monitoring solution onto 7,000 refrigerated containers. 
10th August 2022

Heatwaves and CO2 refrigeration

Following this summer's extreme high temperatures in the UK, Daniel Clark, MD of Isentra, asks whether 130bar transcritical systems have now become a necessity?
1st December 2021

Refrigerant choice in HVAC chillers

In the light of the worldwide phase-down of high GWP refrigerants, Dave Richards, UK head of sales at refrigerant supplier Climalife, looks at the various options available for HVAC chillers.
1st August 2021

The cheapest and greenest energy is the energy we don’t use

Recognising the crucial need to use energy wisely, Jürgen Fischer, Danfoss president of Climate Solutions, argues the importance of energy efficiency in the drive to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. 
4th June 2024

Advansor offers CO2 online training

DENMARK: Danish CO2 refrigeration systems specialist Advansor has announced a new online training programme for this autumn.
30th May 2024

Panasonic partners with Scottish colleges

UK: Panasonic is partnering with three of Scotland’s leading colleges to provide relevant heat pump training to the next generation of heating and plumbing installers. 
21st May 2024

How F-gas regs affect buying decisions

DENMARK: The latest in Danfoss’ Rethink Live online webinars will focus on how the refrigerant transition will affect business decisions.