Industry news, updates, service bulletins, and any bits of information that might pertain to the Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation, and Refrigerant industry.
Next Generation Of Refrigerants…R-32
The question of when new equipment and new refrigerants will arrive is over, as Daikin North America has begun selling R-32 systems in the United States. To help the U.S. market transition to the next generation of equipment and Low GWP Refrigerants, the Daikin Technical Training Team will be hosting several classes during the HVAC Excellence National HVACR Education […]
Rogers Supply – Clear Choice Educational Resources Technical Training
Are you looking for a way to stay up to date on when we host any training?What about Goodman, Amana, Daikin webinars?How about webinars that could increase your bottom line and make your tech’s more valuable?
Our Rogers Supply – Clear Choice Educational Resources Technical Training Facebook page is the place for you!
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The HFC Phasedown means that refrigerants including R-410a will be phased down beginning January 1, 2022.
The phasedown schedule calls for a reduction in the production and importation of HFCs as follows;January 2, 2022 by 10%January 1, 2024 by 40%January 1, 2029 by 70%January 1, 2034 by 80%January 1, 2035 by 85%
Replacing HFCs will be […]
Checkup with Dr. Chuck
Demystifying and educating the industry is what Chemours/Opteon/Freon Checkup with Dr. Chuck video series is all about!
So many topics are covered – • What is an HFO?• Refrigerant safety classifications• Ozone depletion and global warming…what’s the difference?• Refrigerant-Lubricant Interactions-Miniseries You can even submit topics that you would like to see covered by emailing […]
50lb + Refrigerant Regulation Revisions
This ruling keeps intact the leak repair requirements for appliances containing 50 pounds or more of ozone depleting refrigerants, which include CFCs, HCFCs and any blends containing ozone depleting substances.
These requirements include:
• Calculating annual leak rates
• Repairing systems that exceed a predetermined annual leak rate
• Performing leak […]
EPA Refrigerant Management Regulations
The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued a rule change to the Section 608 Refrigerant Management Program.
This rule change has potential impacts on the way in which refrigerants are handled and sold. As such, the ESCO Institute wanted to keep the HVACR community apprised of this ruling.
• This rule modifies […]
Idle Ice Machine Equipment Needs Regular Cleaning and Sanitizing
As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, many restaurants either shut down completely or else shifted to curbside/takeout service only. For the restaurants that closed their doors, some did not properly shut down their refrigeration equipment and ice machines, and regular maintenance was often deferred for those that shifted to takeout service only.
Best Daikin Ductless Data Resource
Veterans of the HVAC industry can remember a time when heating and cooling products didn’t change much – for years on end. Well, those days are gone for sure. Now, it’s all we can do to keep up with the changes which occur on what seems like a daily basis.
It is for this reason […]
Parker Sporlan’s Virtual Engineer Sizing and Selection Tool
Sporlan is pleased to announce that they are replacing Sporlan’s selection program and launching a new web-based selection tool called the Virtual Engineer (VE).
The legacy Sporlan Selection Program was originally created to perform distributor calculations for internal purposes. Over the years, its use expanded to include many of the products Sporlan offers and became […]
Emerson Box Load Calculator
This tool allows you to calculate a room load and select equipment based on the calculated load or known load value. It’s also web-based…which means no downloads are necessary!
This tool also allows you to select appropriate Copeland™ condensing units to match your load – which also means there’s no longer a need for […]