In 2016 the Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) announced that all refrigerant containers should have one uniform paint color, a light-green grey (RAL 7044), and that existing individually assigned container paint colors should be transitioned to that color by 2020. Container labels and markings remain the preferred method for identification for refrigerants. While this […]
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 […]
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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 […]
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 […]
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.
A group of more than 30 executives and CEOs has sent a letter to President Trump urging the President to submit the Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol to the United States Senate for ratification. The letter was sent in late May from members of the Alliance for Responsible Atmospheric Policy and the Air-Conditioning, Heating, […]
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 […]
In February 2018, the American HFC Coalition appealed the HFC anti-dumping case decision that HFC components for 400 series blends imported from China are separate products from the blends themselves and should not be subject to duties. The appeal was filed with the Circuit Court in New York, and the case was remanded to the […]
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 […]