Refrigeration Briefs

Arkema/Daikin Production Facility Opens in China
Arkema Daikin Advanced Fluorochemicals Co., Ltd. (ADAF) has begun operation in Changshu, Jiangsu province, China. The joint venture company of Arkema S.A., Colombes, France, and Daikin Industries, Ltd., Osaka, Japan, has recently started full-scale production in China of HFC-125. The facility is expected to ease some of the strain on global demand for R-125, a crucial component used in many HVACR refrigerants, including R-410A and R-507

Refrigerants including R-125 will be sold globally in Asia and Oceania through Daikin Arkema Refrigerants Asia, Ltd, and also in Japan, Europe, and the U.S through Daikin and Arkema.

RSES Announces Fall Seminars
RSES has announced the topics for five RSES Training Authority seminars in its fall seminar schedule. The seminars will cover residential system design, electrical troubleshooting, heat pumps, building automation systems, and high pressure centrifugal fits and clearance. For more information, contact Jean Birch at 800/297-5660 x4046; or by email at [email protected].

ICOR a GreenChill Member
Indianapolis based refrigerant producer, ICOR International, Inc., has been accepted into the EPA’s GreenChill Advanced Refrigeration Partnership. GreenChill is an EPA alliance with the supermarket industry to reduce refrigerant emissions and decrease refrigerants’ alleged impact on the ozone layer and climate change. “Our company brings several decades of valuable HVACR system conversion experience to the partnership,” says Dave Callender, field technical support supervisor for ICOR, who has been assigned to represent ICOR in the Partnership.

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