News

21 December 2018

Come visit with ASPEN Refrigerants at the 2019 AHR Expo/ASHRAE Annual Meeting, dubbed the ‘World’s Largest HVACR Marketplace,’ by show organizers. Meet with our experienced sales team and visit with senior managers to learn what’s new with the country’s largest independent distributor of refrigerants. We’ll be discussing the refrigerants landscape for the coming year, misinformation […]


22 August 2018

This summer has seen temperatures and tempers rise as records broke in a number of cities and throughout the West. The Northeast broke records early on with an uncomfortable entry into summer. And we’re not through the last of the heat yet. Check your inventory an make sure you have enough of the most common […]


21 August 2018

ASPEN’s campaign “Don’t Believe the R-22 Myth” has kicked off with an article by ASPEN Sr. Vice President of Sales and Purchasing, Jay Kestenbaum. He authored an article featured in the August issue of RSES Journal (Membership required to view.) The article, titled “R-22 Refrigerant: Here Today, Here After 2020,” describes how misinformation in the marketplace is confusing refrigerant buyers, contractors […]


20 July 2018

In case you missed it, the 2018 Summer edition of The Refrigerant Frontline is available.  It covers industry news, a bit of the political and legal scene and news from ASPEN Refrigerants. You can find it here in your browser.



26 June 2018

ASPEN Refrigerants has a free downloadable PDF from the EPA detailing the ongoing use of R-22. Get it here, so you can know and share the truth: R-22 can be used well beyond January 1, 2020. The EPA phasedown relates to production and importing only—R-22 is not being banned. The PDF brochure may be downloaded at […]



9 May 2018

Sr. Vice President of Sales and Purchasing, Jay Kestenbaum,was one of several industry sources interviewed by ACHR News in an important article on the state of reclamation for R-22. R-22 is legal to buy, sell and use today and will be after 2020, which highlights the value and importance of reclaiming R-22. In the article, which features images […]


The Chemours Company, the spinoff fluorochemical products company born of DuPont, announced that it has acquired ICOR International, a privately-owned leading supplier of branded, ozone safe refrigerants and related products for HVACR applications in North America. Chemours has said that it will operate ICOR as a separate company. This represents a departure for Chemours, which […]


22 April 2018

The California Air Resources Board (CARB) adopted a regulation prohibiting the use of HFCs in certain stationary refrigeration and foam end-uses. CARB was relying substantially on the U.S. EPA’s Significant New Alternatives Policy (SNAP) rules to help meet California’s emission reduction goals for HFCs. The board said the action was taken to preserve and continue […]