Flammability

Johnson Controls Shares How To Drive Net Zero Outcomes In Healthcare Facilities

The pandemic not only raised concerns about public health but also increased public awareness of the impacts our buildings have on the planet. A healthcare facility’s purpose is to serve the health of the community and promote public wellness. Hospitals account for 4.4% of global emissions, so to truly protect the health of the community, healthcare leaders need to make sure they are also protecting the planet. Public Health Issue The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)...

Gas Leak Sensors Needed For New Flammable, Low-GWP Refrigerants

Society is prioritizing the mitigation of climate change, and new, potentially flammable, low-Global Warming Potential (GWP) refrigerants are a key tool in broadly lowering the rate of global warming. The detection of fugitive (leaking) refrigerant is a new regulation emerging as HVAC equipment manufacturers convert to low-GWP refrigerants. Both A2L and A3 low-GWP refrigerants, while climate-friendly, are flammable. As such, OEMs will have to integrate refrigerant sensors that detect leaked ref...

Lennox Announces That Friga-Bohn Refrigeration Solutions Are Now Fully Compatible With A2L Refrigerants

A number of standard unit coolers from Friga-Bohn, which supplies a wide range of refrigeration solutions to the food industry, are now fully compatible with A2L refrigerants. The unit coolers support use with both new A2L refrigerants such as R1234yf, R454C and R455C, as well as existing HFC refrigerant solutions. As a result, a single unit can provide for present and future requirements, reducing inventory for wholesalers and easing selection choices for installers. The market for unit cooler...

The Low-Carbon Heating Toolbox: Making The Case Beyond Heat Pumps

At the moment, it seems as though a day rarely goes by without low-carbon heating hitting the headlines. Whether it is reports of ‘revamping’ the Clean Heat Grant, to include a ‘boiler scrappage’ scheme, which may offer home owners up to £7000 to make the switch to a low-carbon alternative, to speculation that the Prime Minister is under pressure to push back the 2035 ban on gas boilers, the debate on how and when the low-carbon heating revolution will happen is ong...

Filterbuy Releases Report On The Dangers Posed By Extreme Weather Events To American Households Lacking Air Conditioning

As summers get hotter and extreme heat events to become more common, it is increasingly uncomfortable to live without air conditioning. According to data from the U.S. Census Bureau, the vast majority of American households do have air conditioning, but about 9% do not have any air conditioning unit. Many of these households are located in cities with historically temperate climates, but climate change is expected to make extreme heat events not only more frequent but also more severe. Even are...

Danfoss Announces The Release Of The Company’s New VLT Soft Starter MCD 600 Solution

Danfoss has announced the introduction of the new VLT Soft Starter MCD 600 solution, which provides a flexible soft starter solution, to potentially long lead times that are currently seen in the industry. This product is in stock and ready to ship quickly, including the NEMA 3R enclosure.  VLT Soft Starter MCD 600 The new VLT Soft Starter MCD 600 solution from Danfoss offers the latest in soft start motor control and protection, for superior performance in fixed-speed applications, where...

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