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A-Gas opens refrigerant testing lab in NZ

Refrigerant supplier A-Gas has launched a laboratory in New Zealand with the capability to test the quality of refrigerants against AHRI Standard 700. AHRI 700 specifies acceptable levels of contaminants (purity requirements) for fluorocarbon, hydrocarbon, and carbon dioxide refrigerants, regardless of source, and lists acceptable test methods. According to A-Gas, the new lab – located […]

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NZ dates confirmed for 2023 future:gas roadshow

The future:gas organisers have confirmed venues and dates for the New Zealand leg of the 2023 refrigerant seminar roadshow. With the seminar series already under way and travelling across Australia, Papua New Guinea and Vanuatu until September, the dates for Auckland, Wellington and Dunedin have been confirmed as July 25, 26, and 27. The series has been organised to […]

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Australia to ban high-GWP refrigerants in small AC

The Australian federal government intends to implement restrictions on small air conditioning equipment with high global warming potential (GWP) refrigerant. From July 1, 2024, Australia will ban the import and manufacture of small air conditioning equipment using refrigerant with a GWP over 750. This ban will apply to equipment with up to 2.6kg refrigerant charge […]

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future:gas roadshow gathers momentum

The 2023 future:gas refrigerant seminar series is now under way and travelling across Australia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea and Vanuatu until September. The series has been organised to deliver vital information to industry stakeholders preparing for systems and equipment designed for new refrigerants such as HFOs, CO2, ammonia, hydrocarbons, lower global warming potential (GWP) […]