Aiming to cut emissions in the EU by 55% by 2030, the proposals include updates to energy efficiency, manufacturing, renewable energy and carbon trading.
The European Commission presented the possibility for more targeted action to address f-gases during a consultation with stakeholders.
ECOS calls for use of natural refrigerants, not HFOs and other new F-gases, whose climate impact is often understated.
Panelists at ATMO Virtual Trade Show debate future of EU’s F-Gas Regulation.
The Natural HVACR 4 LIFE project will evaluate a CO2 version of the Conveni-Pack.
Standards, codes and legislation must be adapted to encourage wider rollout of HFC alternatives, argues an upcoming European Commission report.
12th IIR Gustav Lorentzen Natural Working Fluids Conference, to take place in Edinburgh next week, will review latest trends and innovations related to natural refrigerants.
Former EU Climate Action Commissioner Connie Hedegaard – the driving force behind the EU’s F-Gas Regulation – has been elected to the Danfoss board. With natural refrigerants well placed to benefit from the HFC phase-down, the appointment follows the unveiling by the Danish company of a number of new climate-friendly HVAC&R technologies.
According to the first EU-level Strategy on Heating and Cooling, the phase-down of fluorinated gases under the EU F-Gas Regulation will help accelerate the renovation of heating and cooling systems in buildings. The European Commission identifies natural refrigerants as having great energy-saving potential.