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High efficiency and low GWP drop-in replacements for R404A and R22

As part of its continuous research into replacements for Ozone Depleting Substances and low Greenhouse Warming Potential (GWP) refrigerants, Refrigerant Solutions Ltd (RSL) has developed non flammable and energy efficient drop-in alternatives for both R22 and R404A. These new products are RS-50 (R442A), which replaces R404A and RS-70, which replaces R22. RS-50 (R442A) has a […]

Addition Of Subclass 2L Refrigerants

Addition Of Subclass 2L Refrigerants Proposed For ASHRAE Refrigerant Safety Standard Dec 9, 2015 Contact: Jodi Scott Public Relations 678-539-1140 jscott@ashrae.org ATLANTA – Industry input is being sought into a proposal to modify portions of ASHRAE’s refrigeration safety standard to incorporate subclass 2L flammability classifications. Addendum d to ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 15-2013, Safety Standard for Refrigeration […]

US EPA Targets High-GWP Refrigerants in SNAP Proposal

US EPA Targets High-GWP Refrigerants in SNAP Proposal R-134a, -404A, and -507 Face Proposed Use Restrictions in 2016 The US government is proposing to restrict the use of hydrofluorocarbon (HFC) refrigerants R-134a, -404A and -507 in certain new and retrofit retail food applications. On Aug. 9, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published “40 CFR […]

ASHRAE Refrigerant Designations

ASHRAE Refrigerant Designations The tables contained on this page list approved refrigerant numbers from ANSI/ASHRAE 34-2013, Designation and Safety Classification of Refrigerants, the latest edition of Standard 34, which describes a shorthand way of naming refrigerants and assigns safety classifications based on toxicity and flammability data.* Further information can be found in the latest version […]