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13 - 15 October 2020 // Nuremberg, Germany

Chillventa Newsroom

News of the industry

  • REFCOM: Implications of Brexit

    On Wednesday 6th February, REFCOM met with DEFRA to discuss:- •the latest situation regarding the implications of Brexit for the UK market •improvements to the compliance levels in the sector •how we can continue to support each other in ensuring we have a robust piece of environmental legislation for the long term. As previously advised, the implementation of the F-Gas Regulations will continue exactly as it is at present after the UK leaves the EU on 29th March this year. All existing certification will remain valid and the UK intends to continue recognising certificates issued in other EU member states prior to the leave date.

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  • Defra: HFC Register

    UK Department for Environment Food & Rural Affairs (Defra): New system launched to maintain EU restrictions on F gases and Ozone Depleting Substances (ODSs) in the event of a No Deal Brexit. The new online system will control the use of these harmful greenhouse gases that contribute to global warming. This includes Fluorinated gases (F gases), powerful greenhouse gases used in refrigerators and air conditioners, as well as Ozone Depleting Substances (ODS), which damage the Earth’s ozone layer.

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  • Danfoss: Climate-friendly data center

    “We are building a new, energy-efficient and cost-efficient home for our data and applications. At the same time, we are continuing our journey toward cloud services. The big challenge for the industry is to use the best from these two worlds: the data center’s potential to service the smart and highly specialized factory applications, and the “cloud's” constantly growing number of services and possibilities for scaling up and down. We are convinced that our hybrid solution, with a combination of data centers and a cloud, is the answer to how we can provide strong innovation and optimal efficiency in our end-to-end IT solutions,” says Sune Tornbo Baastrup, Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer, Danfoss.

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  • Refrigerant HQ: Production 1234yf

    It was announced from the Chemours company that their new plant located in Ingleside, Texas (Outside of Corpus Christi) is now manufacturing R-1234yf refrigerant. This factory is by far one of the largest and now that it is live the capacity of HFO-1234yf being produced in the world has tripled.

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