Online publication, Hydrocarbons21.com, have published a 2017 year in review of hydrocarbons-based HVACR technology.
Written ahead of the impending New Year, the review focuses on the most important news impacting hydrocarbons-based HVACR technology this year. It specifically highlights news related to the market, end users & technology, and policy, regulations & standards.
In regards to the market, end users & technology, the review highlighted the installation of propane units in overseas supermarkets, the resurgence of propane in Japan, the launch of a propane air conditioner line in the Maldives, China’s experiences with propane, and a Sri Lankan company ceasing sales of R134a refrigerators and switching to R600a refrigerators.
In regards to policy, regulations & standards, the review highlighted the U.S’s Environmental Protection Agency’s rule to boost hydrocarbon charge limits for household fridges, the launch of a new book which details the impact of 80 strategies on cutting greenhouse gas emissions over the last 30 years, Japan announcing the reinstatement of natural refrigerant subsidies for the food retail and food manufacturing sectors, Australia’s HFC phase down legislation, the U.S. considering ratifying the Kigali Amendment, and the Kigali Amendment coming into force.
Hydrocarbons21.com’s 2017 year in review can be read in full here.
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