Technical Note

2021.05.10

Germany Revamps HP Subsidies

Within the German federal subsidy for efficient buildings called BEG, the energetic building subsidy of the federal government was revamped on January 1, 2021. The decision dated from December 17, 202...

2021.03.31

Direct Air Capture in the Limelight as a CO2 Reduction Metho

In early 2021, the United States transitioned from the Republican Trump administration to the Democratic Biden administration. New President Biden signed an executive order shortly after the inaugurat...

2021.03.07

HFC Alternative Refrigerants Update - Examples of New Refrig

Following is a list of examples of new refrigerant development and application in equipment that have been announced at symposiums and seminars in recent years. R463A: Alternative to R410A (R404A); a...

2021.03.07

HFC Alternative Refrigerants Update - Proposals for New Refr

With the adoption of the Kigali Amendment, research and development (R&D) on alternatives to HFC refrigerants and new refrigerants by both the heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigera...

2021.03.03

HFC Alternative Refrigerants Update - California’s Regulatio

On December 10, 2020, the California Air Resources Board (CARB) approved rules on regulating HFCs with high GWP that are used as refrigerant (see the January 2021 regular issue of JARN). In the rules approved by CARB, the upper limits on the GWP of refrigerants used in key refrigeration equipment are as follows. In new refrigeration equipment using refrigerant in excess of 50 pounds (22.7 kg...

2021.03.03

HFC Alternative Refrigerants Update - U.S. Rejoins the Paris

This January, almost immediately after Joseph Biden was inaugurated as the 46th U.S. president, he signed an executive order to rejoin the inter-national Paris Agreement on climate change that the pre...

2021.02.24

Accessories/Parts and Installation Work Influence the Effici

Sei Suma, senior advisor, Japan Air Conditioning, Heating & Refrigeration News (JARN) Newly released air conditioning products attract the attention of many people and are featured in many arti...

2021.02.24

ASERCOM Convention 2021 Features Regulations and Standards i

On January 29, 2021, the Association of European Refrigeration Component Manufacturers (ASERCOM) held virtually the ASERCOM Convention 2021, Digital Dialogue. Speakers presented future yardsticks to ...

2021.01.24

California Approves HFC Regulation

On December 10, 2020, California Air Resources Board (CARB) approved ‘Prohibitions on Use of Certain Hydrofluorocarbons in Stationary Refrigeration, Chillers, Aero-sols-Propellants, and Foam End...

2020.12.28

HVAC&R Expos beyond the COVID-19 Pandemic

COVID-19 has altered the way people go about doing almost every kind of activity. It would not be an exaggeration to say that COVID-19 has upended daily life as we know it. The vague term ‘New N...

2020.12.22

EU’s €1 Trillion Climate Finance Plan — Part I

Compiled and edited by Susan Phalippou, JARN’s European correspondent Europe aims to fund projects to tackle climate change and support the regions most affected by the transition to a green ...

 
 
 
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