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EUROPE: The supposedly ground-breaking European F-gas regulations have become a farce, with the authorities seemingly unwilling or unable to stem sales of illegal refrigerant....
Honeywell’s announcement of a new non-flammable, lower GWP alternative to R410A is perhaps seen as the answer to an air conditioning contractor’s prayer. But does it also create problems for the industry? Neil Everitt poses a few questions....
It is indisputable that US support, if not their lead, is key to the successful phasedown of HFCs. Yet, recent administration changes have seen a softening of the US EPA’s environmental stance, highlighted in this industry by a dismantling of,...
  Karl Richardson of Logicool Air Conditioning & Heat Pumps argues that it is time to stop talking about R32 and recognise what is happening around us. ...
The EUREKA conference in Berlin next month will explore the future of cooling, in particular the likely demands of Generation Z. In this article Jürgen Fischer, president of Danfoss Cooling, insists that Generation Z are digital natives and the refrigeration...
  In the third of a series of articles, Karl Richardson of Logicool Air Conditioning & Heat Pumps presents an unbiased look at the myths and realities of the new “mildly flammable” A2L gases. It has taken me some time...
COMMENT: The Grenfell Tower fire will undoubtedly have far reaching consequences for the way we live, the way we construct and renovate our buildings and the way we deal with fires in high rise buildings. It should also have consequences...
Environmentalists’ worst fears were realised yesterday when former Oklahoma attorney general Scott Pruitt was sworn in as head of the US Environmental Protection Agency....
Having looked at why Europe is moving towards lower GWP A2L refrigerants, in the second part of this article Karl Richardson of air conditioning distributor Logicool looks at the issue of flammability....
In the first of a series of articles, Karl Richardson of Logicool Air Conditioning & Heat Pumps presents an unbiased look at the myths and realities of the new “mildly flammable” A2L gases....