Through this research program, AHRTI will be able to establish a database for the thermal and chemical stability of low-GWP refrigerants with lubricants and also their long-term compatibility with materials commonly used in air conditioning and refrigeration systems.
ADD Systems, Federated Insurance and Taco Comfort Solutions will return as top level Expo Sponsors at next year’s convention and trade show to be held May 17-20, 2020, at Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, Connecticut.
Hydronic heating systems must be filled with water to provide the heat transfer fluid (HTF) that makes them work. In the case of the closed-loop solar heating system, the HTF is typically a mixture of water and propylene glycol.
Crazy weather has become the norm everywhere, which is part of the reason for the Montreal Protocol and the Kigali Amendment, under which nations have agreed to move toward natural, global-warming-friendly refrigerants.
On June 13, 2019, Gov. Abbott issued an executive order to extend the Texas State Board of Plumbing Examiners and the plumbing licensing law until 2021 to allow the next legislature to consider the issue. The plumbing industry needs to ensure their elected officials are educated on the topic and address this issue properly in the next legislative session.