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The Latest News and Insights on Refrigerants in Building Equipment and Applications

Refrigerant Reservoir

With new concerns over global warming potential and changing legislation regarding the use of refrigerants in different applications, it can be challenging to understand what changes might impact your buildings. The Refrigerant Reservoir is here to be your resource, with news, insights and expert advice on what you need to know about the changing landscape of refrigerants to keep your building equipment safe, efficient and up-to-date throughout it's life.

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Refrigerants: Changes are coming

Facility managers count on efficient, safe refrigerant solutions to provide cost-effective comfort to building occupants. Today, future refrigerant options are being discussed, alternative refrigerants are under development, and more changes are coming. Facility managers who educate themselves now will be in a better position to make the best equipment choices in the future based on refrigerant safety, efficiency, reliability, cost, and availability.

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Podcast: Refrigerants - What's happening in 2016 and beyond

Refrigerants are making headlines due to changing policies and concerns over greenhouse gas emissions and global warming potential. Listen to learn more about what changes are in store, how manufacturers are responding to policy changes, and what building owners and operators need to know.

Refrigerant Guiding Principles

Today the industry is trying to navigate an ever-changing, complex refrigerant landscape. Where will the current patchwork of evolving codes and regulations lead? What refrigerants will eventually be adopted as the new global standard? And until those questions are answered, how will facility managers and business owners make well-informed decisions when buying or maintaining HVAC equipment? 

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Chiller Refrigerants: A Time to Stay the Course
Last year, regulators around the world began proposing reductions and limits on several established refrigerants, including the widely used HFC-134a (also called R-134a). This caused a flurry of questions in our industry, specifically: What’s the best refrigerant choice for high-capacity chillers and other HVAC equipment?
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