June 18, 2017 | Cooling Post
The so-called fourth generation HFO refrigerants are a key part of efforts to find low GWP alternatives to current HFCs. R1234yf and its close relative R1234ze are both used extensively as components in lower GWP blends
May 16 2017 | The Advocate
Honeywell marked the commercial startup Tuesday of a $300 million plant that makes a next-generation auto air conditioning refrigerant that could sharply reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
CHINA: A leading Chinese manufacturer is offering a reward for help in stopping sales of counterfeit refrigerants, including dangerous methyl chloride cocktails….
SOUTH KOREA: Two new refrigerants described as “virtually non-flammable” are being touted as potential alternatives to R134a in mobile air conditioning systems…
Stand 8.0 E49
11 – 15 SEPTEMBER 2018
This time of year we get many calls asking how to handle sealant that has been installed in vehicle AC systems. While there is no “One Size Fits All” solution, there are some basic steps that should be taken to minimize the risk and maximize any rewards….
Just the other day, I looked at the back of a power supply we use and found no less than eleven, yes, eleven certification marks printed in tiny little letters on the back. Confused, I looked up a few of them only to find out they were certifying the same thing, just for different countries…
Daimler (Mercedes Benz) says to expect CO2 Air Conditioning Systems to begin arriving in their vehicles by January 2017, if that’s going to happen; they have a long way to go….