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American Supermarkets Now Have Access to Climate Friendly Refrigeration System

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Environmentalists today welcomed the announcement that a climate friendly refrigeration system for supermarkets is now legally available in the United States. Hillphoenix, a leading producer of advanced refrigeration systems for supermarkets announced this week that its Advansor CO2 Booster Refrigeration System received an Underwriters Laboratories listing, the first such system that uses […]

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HFC-Free Technologies Are Available in the US Market for the Supermarket Retail Refrigeration Sector

Research is currently underway to prove and commercialize additional applications for natural refrigerants in supermarket refrigeration systems; over time, as demand for climate-friendly alternatives increases worldwide, so too will the range of alternatives and types of products available, as well as the number of suppliers that provide them. To download the report, click here.

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The Montreal Protocol in 2012: Ending the Reign of Fluorocarbons, Answering the Call on Climate

Under the Vienna Convention, the Montreal Protocol has been tasked with responsibility for controlling ozone-depleting substances (ODS) and dealing with any “adverse effects” arising from their elimination. Without question, the negative impact and contribution to global warming arising from using HFCs as alternatives to ODS qualifies as an “adverse effect ” that is a direct […]

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EPA Action Sought to Phase Out Use of Super Greenhouse Gas

WASHINGTON, D.C. – As part of an ongoing effort to bring about a global phase‐out of HFCs, the Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) has filed a formal petition asking the Environmental Protection Agency to require an end for nearly all uses of the most commonly used fluorocarbon in the US, HFC‐134a. The filing seeks to withdraw federal approval for most […]