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AHRI offers testimony on HFC phase-down legislation

AHRI offered testimony in a public hearing of the US House Environment and Energy Committee on H.B. 1112, a Washington bill aimed at phasing-down the use of HFCs, says body

Added: Jan 29, 2019 | By CCME Content Team


Averting the risk of asphyxiation, acute toxicity

VRF/VRV systems have many advantages over traditional DX splits and water-based systems, but the risk of refrigerant leakage in the occupied spaces should be fully assessed and provisions made, writes Dr Jason Shilliday

Added: Oct 11, 2018 | By CCME Content Team


Lu-Ve Group introduces new series of condensers

Company also presents what is describes as an intelligent defrosting apparatus; innovations, it says, are a result of collaboration with Polytechnic University of Milan

Added: Feb 8, 2018 | By Hannah Jo Uy

‘The Fire Code is the result of analysis of past learnings’

Terry Johnson FIFireE, Senior Fire Service Advisor, Operation Department of Dubai Civil Defence (DCD), speaks on the new Fire Code and also on how he is eager to listen to HVAC manufacturers share their knowledge and experience, in this interview with Benwen Lopez of Climate Control Middle East. Excerpts...

Added: Jun 15, 2017 | By Benwen Lopez


‘The industry now has an opportunity to innovate and move forward’

The Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI), in collaboration with ASHRAE, the US Department of Energy (DoE), the Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers, the California Air Resources Board and Johnson Controls, is engaged in a multi-million-dollar research programme to establish a strong case for the use of flammable refrigerants, as part of global efforts to phase down the use of high-GWP refrigerants and identify climate-friendly alternatives. AHRI attended the 28th Meeting of the Parties to Montreal Protocol in October in Kigali, Rwanda, during which an agreement was reached to include HFC refrigerants in the Protocol’s (treaty’s) purview. AHRI for long has supported the inclusion of HFCs under the treaty. B Surendar of Climate Control Middle East spoke to AHRI President, Steve Yurek in the aftermath of the watershed Kigali meeting.

Added: Dec 26, 2016 | By B Surendar


ISHRAE Thane Chapter to organise full day workshop on refrigerants

The workshop, the announcement revealed, will provide an understanding of the technicians’ HVACR responsibilities when designing, installing or maintaining various refrigeration or air conditioning systems that are charged with refrigerants.

Added: Jul 27, 2016 | By CCME Content Team

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