Bente Tranholm-Schwartz, Deputy Head of Unit at DG Climate Action at the European Commission (EC), pointed to natural refrigerants as the way forward in Europe in view of the likely stricter EU F-gas Regulation and upcoming REACH (Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals) regulation of PFAS chemicals that is targeting f-gases. She made those…
MEP Eickhout asks for more ambitious approach to f-gases than what is in the European Commission’s proposal.
The Cool Technologies website aims to provide references to energy efficient equipment that does not rely on f-gases.
The Coalition for Green Heating and Cooling sees room for improvements in the revision of the EU F-gas regulation.
The General Service Administration will pilot Likido heat pump for use by U.S. government.
EU Advisory Body Calls for 2030 Ban of GWPs Over Five for Heat Pumps, Room ACs, Chillers and Refrigeration
The EESC Committee is also in favor of setting a 150 GWP cap across all technologies and promoting incentives schemes and public procurement for f-gas-free alternatives.
The self-paced, free-to-attend courses are tailored for store owners and RACHP technicians to support their transition towards NatRefs.
The UK Climate Change Committee urged the government to increase the ambition of HFC consumption reduction targets, publish targets and plans on heat pumps that do not use f-gases, reduce inhaler emissions and support stronger international action on reducing emissions.
*This article has been updated on August 1. Party groups in the European Parliament have appointed Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) who will follow the development of the proposed EU F-gas Regulation in the coming months. Bas Eickhout, a Dutch representative from the Group of the Greens/European Free Alliance (EFA), will be the rapporteur…
The EU funded MultiPACK project tested Integrated CO2 heat pump systems in two Italian hotels and found COP values up to 6, depending on the ambient temperatures