The proposed rule would set a 150-GWP limit on the use of refrigerants in many new refrigeration systems and a 700-GWP cap on new residential AC.
Newberg has been awarded the prestigious Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medal in Science, Environment, and Technology.
The SNAP proposal lists HFO-1234yf, HFC-32 and HFO blends as acceptable for new chiller equipment.
The EPA’s definition is at odds with one used by the OECD that is widely accepted and includes certain HFCs and HFOs, and TFA.
The EPA will address the upcoming ‘Technology Transitions’ rule in the AIM Act and take questions in a special workshop.
Kigali aligns with the U.S. AIM Act, which received bipartisan support in the Senate.
The U.S. has learned from other countries in creating its own tracking and enforcement program.
The agency will address the petition requests, from EIA, IIAR and others, in a future rulemaking, with no guarantees.