Industry Prepares for Next Step in HCFC Phaseout

May 2009
Heating/Piping/Air Conditioning Engineering;Spring/Summer2009 Supplement, p26
The article focuses on the provisions on the ozone depleting substances of the Montreal Protocol (MP), an international treaty, in the U.S. The signatory nations of the MP has agreed that the ozone-depleting substances will be eliminated. The agreement will be followed by a policy which prohibits the manufacture of the ozone-depleting hydrochlorofluorocarbon (HCFC) refrigerants which will be done in January 1, 2010. This changes has been anticipated to affect the pricing of refrigerants.


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