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Parliamentary summit to address refrigerant safety

March 27, 2013: Concerned about the increased use of flammable refrigerants as a result of carbon pricing, 10 industry groups have come together seeking an urgent summit at Parliament House to address safety issues, especially around the use of hydrocarbons. Airconditioning and Refrigeration Equipment Manufacturers Association (AREMA) President, and VASA Vice President, Mark Padwick and Continue reading Parliamentary summit to address refrigerant safety

SAE International technical group’s confidence in HFO 1234yf grows

Feb 12, 2013: An SAE International Cooperative Research Program reported progress in expanding its evaluation of HFO-1234yf, stating that their “high level of confidence that R1234yf can be used safely in automotive applications continues to grow.” An earlier Cooperative Research Program was completed in 2009 and concluded that HFO-1234yf is a safe and acceptable alternative Continue reading SAE International technical group’s confidence in HFO 1234yf grows