News

18 February 2015

Chicago’s McCormick Place saw a record 61,000 attendees at the 2015 AHR Expo January 26-28. Airgas Refrigerants was one of more than 2,100 exhibitors at the international event, which is co-sponsored by ASHRAE and AHRI. Airgas Refrigerants is a proud member of both organizations and is a mainstay at the annual expo, with one of […]


3 June 2014

Responding to a market need for services, Airgas has begun an outreach program to mechanical contractors, offering service and buybacks of used refrigerant gases. Mechanical contractors often have used gas in cylinders that may be bought back at best market price. They also often have mixed or contaminated refrigerants. These may be liabilities or may […]


14 April 2014

Airgas, Inc. today announced that it has been awarded two Fleet Safety Excellence Awards by the Compressed Gas Association (CGA), the U.S. industrial, specialty and medical gas industry’s standard-setting organization for the promotion of safety standards and safe practices. The first award honored Airgas’ cylinder vehicle fleet and the second award recognized Airgas’ bulk vehicle […]


9 April 2014

Airgas Senior Vice President Ken Beringer was among nine industry members asked by the ACHR NEWS to comment on the future of R-22 reclamation. In the April 7, 2014 edition, Beringer expressed that the reclamation of both HCFC and HFC gases is encouraged by responsible government action and that clarification of the EPA’s phaseout schedule […]


20 January 2014

Visit with Airgas executives and our experienced sales team at the Airgas Booth (2114) on level 3 at the AHR Expo at the Jacob Javits Center in New York City January 21-23. Airgas staff including Jay Kestenbaum, Ken Beringer, Star Baccari, Natalie Molina, Lori Byres and Michael Maravelias will be available to discuss the current […]


13 December 2013

The cooler months present an ideal time to service chillers and refrigeration systems. When you perform maintenance, remember that refrigerants at AHRI-700┬áspecifications will reduce system operational costs. Airgas Refrigerants offers a range of services to help you out, including onsite and emergency services, as well as our guaranteed process-and-return program, Recovered Refrigerant Return. The Airgas […]


6 August 2013

Kevin McBride Named South Region President;Emmanuel Dupree Named Airgas Refrigerants President   Airgas, Inc. (NYSE: ARG) today announced that Kevin M. McBride has been named President – Airgas South Region, and Emmanuel Dupree has been named President – Airgas Refrigerants, Inc.   McBride succeeds Chuck Broadus who was recently promoted to President – Airgas South […]


6 March 2013

Airgas Refrigerants has opened a cylinder recertification facility at its location in Smyrna, GA. The company received approval from the U.S. Department of Transportation Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration to recertify low pressure cylinders manufactured to a 4B series DOT specification such as 4B, 4BA and 4BW. Airgas Refrigerants is one of the country’s […]


25 September 2012

RADNOR, PA – July 26, 2012 – Airgas, Inc. (NYSE: ARG) today introduced its new Airgas Refrigatron system for large-scale reclamation of used refrigerant gases. Refrigatron technology assures that Airgas properly identifies the contents of returned refrigerant gas cylinders, enabling the company to pay HVAC contractors the highest price for used gases, while delivering efficiencies […]