5 February 2016

Airgas Refrigerants has announced its new full line up of refrigerant gases for 2016. Featuring refrigerants from Arkema, Chemours, Honeywell and Mexichem, the range of gases, including new HFOs, is designed to meet any refrigerant need and to introduce alternate replacement refrigerants to ones that are scheduled for phasing out in new equipment due to […]

11 November 2015

In July, DuPont spun off its specialty chemical division into a new publicly-traded entity called The Chemours Company, whose refrigeration products Airgas will distribute nationwide. Look for the new brand, new packaging and new marketing materials. While a separate company from DuPont, Chemours holds the lineage of DuPont innovation in refrigerants that pioneered Freon™, the […]

5 November 2015

Emergency services? Hundreds of thousands of pounds of refrigerants? Geothermal heat exchangers? Ask John Bryant, Airgas Refrigerants’ new manager of On-Site Refrigerant and Chiller Refrigerant Services. John is a 10-year veteran of Airgas Refrigerants with deep experience in other areas of the HVAC and refrigeration industries. He helps contractors plan maintenance and survive emergencies. John […]

26 October 2015

Visit Airgas at booth 2819 at the AHR Expo in Orlando at the Orange County Convention Center, Jan. 25-27, 2016. Learn what’s new in alternate refrigerants, Airgas services and reclamation. Meet Airgas executives and discuss with us how to plan your 2016 refrigerant allocation. Held in conjunction with ASHRAE, this is the leading event in […]

Here’s an interesting scenario: A medium sized contractor gets serious about reclamation and creates a revenue stream of $50,000 annually—and rising. It’s more than just possible, it’s happening. Reclamation is good business and it’s the law, but you’ll want to make sure you trust whom you return your used refrigerants to. Trust EPA Certified Reclaimers […]

Airgas Refrigerants has designed two versions of an information sheet for HVAC contractors to brand and provide to their customers. The two documents, one, a self-mailer and one, a sheet to go over with customers, email to them, or insert into mailings, are both available from the ‘Resources’ section of the Airgas Refrigerants website under […]

7 July 2015

The Global Harmonized System Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS) is a United Nations accord that is currently being implemented. In the United States, The Occupational Safety and Health Administration, (OSHA) Hazard Communication Standard published in April, 2012 is the regulating guidance source. Changes to classification and labels on hazardous materials are ongoing and Airgas […]

14 May 2015

Following the International Trade Commission November ruling against the Anti-Dumping Suit filed on R-134a, the refrigerant has experienced a tumultuous year. Two out of the four U.S. refrigerant manufacturers of R-134a have supply problems at this time. DuPont and Honeywell have both sent out notices during the past few months regarding delays with production and […]

7 April 2015

Facing a phaseout of refrigerant R-22, major manufacturers DuPont, Honeywell and Arkema have all raised prices and set allocations for larger customers this Spring. Airgas Refrigerants is helping customers plan their allocation use based upon historical consumption and anticipated needs to ensure they manage inventory properly and can navigate a year that many expect to […]