2019 Refrigerant Pricing Predictions

By Alec Johnson Nov 12, 2018 Earlier this morning it was snowing here in Kansas City. It wasn’t anything major like the weather forecasters would have you believe, but there was still enough t...


F-Gas (GEN - 958.00). The F-Gas Regulation encourages the ad

Update on recent publications   11/14/2018 GEN - 958.00. The F-Gas Regulation encourages the adoption of alternatives to high GWP refrigerants. The European Commission has funded the project REAL Alternatives learning programme, which provides information in 15 languages on the safe use of alternatives such as ammonia, hydrocarbon, carbon dioxide and low flammables. REAL Alternatives is a ...


Arkema announces a price increase of its Ensoline® PHE and i

11/14/2018 With immediate effect or as soon as contracts allow, Arkema increases the prices of its Ensoline® PHE and Ensoline® PHP by 10%. This price increase is required to offset the tightn...


MCI puts propane on ice

News12 Nov 2018 by Paul Avery Maersk Container Industry is now looking to R1234yf as a future refrigerant for reefer containers.   MCI has announced that it is developing R1234yf as an ultra ...


Installers increasingly aware of illegal trade of refrigeran

November 14, 2018     Home News Installers increasingly aware of illegal trade of refrigerants   An AREA internal survey reveals that nearly 80% of the industry is aware of ille...


New IOR president highlights post-Brexit challenges

9/11/2018 Kevin Glass began his tenure as the new president of the Institute of Refrigeration by highlighting some of the challenges the industry is likely to face in a post-Brexit era.   Ke...


Gobal Hydrofluorocarbons Market 2019-2023 | Growing Acceptan

 A key factor driving the growth of the market is the rising demand for foam blowing agents. Foam blowing agents are additives used for producing foams. They create cellular structures with the h...


Pakistan Seizes Large Illegal R-22 Shipment

By Alec Johnson Nov 07, 2018 It’s a matter of human nature. If something is banned or outlawed there will be an illegal trade or black market set up. It’s the way of the world. Unfortuna...


Arkema: Third-quarter 2018 results

11/06/2018 Corporate - Finance       Sales up 6.7% on Q3 2017 (at constant exchange rates and business scope) to €2,167 million     EBITDA up 5.4% on Q3 2017 to €374 million         A record-high EBITDA performance for a third quarter         Growth in all three of the Group&rsq...


New Côr™ Indoor and Outdoor Cameras Offer Convenience and Fl

INDIANAPOLIS - Nov. 6, 2018 Homeowners can now monitor their homes while away with the new Côr indoor and outdoor cameras. Compatible with Côr 5C and 7C thermostats, these easy-to-install...


EU associations sound alarm on illegal refrigerants

November 5, 2018 EPEE, representing the acr and heat pump industry in Europe, and three leading associations in the HVACR sector – EFCTC, AREA and ADC3R – have joined forces to call for better enforcement of the EU F-Gas Regulation.   As growing illegal trade of refrigerants is reported, the associations call on all market players to only buy refrigerants from reputable sources...