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Refrigerant Choices and the global context

CIBSE-ASHRAE Group Webinar in association with the IOR

Wed 15th Feb 2017 18:00

Venue Webinar
Speaker Andy Pearson

Refrigerant choices in the global context

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Refrigerant choices - webinar with Andy Pearson, IOR Past President and Chair of Technical Committee. On behalf of the CIBSE ASHRAE Group, UK.

Wednesday February 15th 2017, 6pm GMT, 1pm EST - free webinar

 Andy will give a live webinar covering:

-the background to refrigerant choices with a brief overview of ozone and climate change issues

-the practical implications of this shift for system designers owners and operators

-European F-gas Regulation developments and its implications and the UNEP efforts to reduce the use of HFCs under the Montreal and Kyoto protocols.

-the impact of Kigali agreements designed to reduce the worldwide use of HFCs 

-potential effects of Brexit - on regulations, on European standards and others.

He will give an overview of the likely consequences of this developments on the future choices for refrigerants in building systems 

As well as his involvement in the IOR Andy has served two terms as a director of the International Institute of Ammonia Refrigeration and is a member of the Refrigeration Safety Technical Committees for the British Standards Institute (BSI), the European Committee for Standardisation (CEN) and the International Standards Organisation (ISO) and is Chapter Lead Author for United Nations Environment Programme Refrigeration Technical Options Committee. His principal interests are in the design of more efficient refrigeration systems and troubleshooting of faulty, inefficient or unreliable equipment.