JAPAN: Global Eco Innovations (GEI), an energy-savings sales and consulting company, is to help distribute the hydrocarbon refrigerants R441A and R443A in Asia.
The deal struck with the refrigerant’s developers US company AS Trust & Holdings, GEI Japan will be expanding its product line with energy-saving air conditioning systems based on R441A, a substitute for R134A, and R443A, a substitute for R22 and R410A refrigerants. It will also identify and recommend potential Asia-based distribution companies to AS Trust & Holdings.
GEI Japan will also have the exclusive right throughout Asia to manufacture and sell an AS Trust-developed safety valve that works in conjunction with all types of refrigerants.
R441A, a blend of ethane, propane, butane and isobutane, and R443A, a blend of propane, propylene and isobutane are zero ODP, extremely low GWP hydrocarbon blends.
R441A, also known as HCR188C, was the first hydrocarbon refrigerant to be approved for sale in the United States by the Environmental Protection Agency.