refrigerant tracking News

  • Oregon Seafood company fined for failing to track ozone-depleting refrigerants

    From July 2006 to August 2007, Da Yang serviced their blast freezer at least 22 times and failed to properly document the dates of service. Keeping detailed records, including properly documenting the date of maintenance and service, helps identify leaks or other releases of HCFCs into the environment. “Every pound of refrigerant that enters the environment is a blow to the Earth’s ...

  • Verisae`s System tracks over 38m pounds of refrigerants -- Equates to over 100bn pounds of carbon

    Verisae, a global provider of environmental management solutions, tracks over 500,000 thousand refrigerant containing systems across the United States. Over 25% of all U.S. greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), perfluorocarbons (PFCs), and sulfur hexafluoride (SF6) are tracked using Verisae’s Sustainability Resource Planning (SRP) platform.The accurate tracking of ...


    By Verisae

  • Project 82: Degassing machine for refrigerators

    Last May we began with a new project for Scandinavia. This is the third machine we will deliver in Scandinavia and it has to be finished in October. This degassing machine can degas and de-oil 100 fridges per hour with our patented drill-head. Below you will find pictures of how far we are with the construction. It is not finished yet but in August we will post an update! ...


    By ATN Engineering B.V.

  • Ozone Layer on Track to Recovery: Success Story Should Encourage Action on Climate

    The Earth's protective ozone layer is well on track to recovery in the next few decades thanks to concerted international action against ozone depleting substances, according to a new assessment by 300 scientists. The Assessment for Decision-Makers, a summary document of the Scientific Assessment of Ozone Depletion 2014, is being published by the United Nations Environment ...

  • Lakeville, Mass. Refrigerated Warehouses Improve Public Safety Practices under EPA Settlement

    The owner of four refrigerated storage warehouses in Lakeville, Mass., has agreed to make significant safety upgrades to their facilities, enhancing public health protection in the community, as part of a settlement with EPA for alleged violations of laws meant to prevent accidental releases of hazardous chemicals. The settlement calls for Cold Storage Solutions Inc. of Lakeville and three ...

  • Cooltrax Fresh inTransit Meets New CARB Compliance Mandates Enacted to Reduce Toxic Air Contaminants From Transport Refrigeration Units (TRUs)

    Cooltrax, provider of real-time cold chain tracking and monitoring solutions for temperature-sensitive products and mobile assets, today announced it has been recognized by the ...


  • Getting on track: Why we need greenhouse gas standards for existing U.S. Power Plants

    This week, the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) released a new proposal detailing how they would like the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from existing power plants. Their analysis predicts that their proposal would reduce power sector GHG emissions 26 percent below ...

  • Calculating carbon emissions

    Refrigerant Gas & Fugitive Emissions Compliance Includes CO2 Calculations If you manage a facility using a refrigeration and air-conditioning (RAC) system or heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC-R) system, it’s time to comply with federal and state environmental laws regarding carbon emissions. To help reduce greenhouse gases, the law requires calculating carbon emissions. This ...


    By Verisae

  • Keilly Witman Joins EOS Climate as V.P. for Marketing

    EOS Climate, the leader in pioneering the complete life cycle management of refrigerants, has announced the hiring of Keilly Witman as V.P. for Marketing, beginning May 15, 2013. Keilly joins EOS from U.S. EPA where she has grown and managed the award-winning GreenChill Partnership since 2007. GreenChill is a cross-sectorial partnership focused on reducing refrigerant emissions ...


    By EOS Climate

  • Food Lion, Hill Phoenix, Sweetbay, Whole Foods, and Supervalu chill for the environment

    EPA’s GreenChill Advanced Refrigeration Partnership announced its 2009 partner awards this week, and among the awardees are: Food Lion, Hill Phoenix, Sweetbay, Whole Foods, and Supervalu, the parent company of Bigg’s and Farm Fresh. An EPA cooperative alliance with the supermarket industry, the GreenChill Partnership works with supermarkets to reduce their emissions of ozone-depleting and ...

  • EPA Proposes New Rules to Reduce Potent Greenhouse Gas Emissions

    Today, EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy joined private and public sector leaders for a second annual White House roundtable discussion about the progress made and new steps taken to curb emissions of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), potent greenhouse gases used in refrigeration and air conditioning. Administrator McCarthy announced several new actions the agency will take to help support a smooth ...

  • Sprouts Farmers Market Implements Verisae Software to Enable Connected Facilities

    Verisae, the leading global provider of maintenance, energy, and environmental management software, is pleased to announce that Sprouts Farmers Market, one of the fastest growing grocery retailers in the United States, recently implemented core modules of the Verisae Connected Facility platform; Enterprise Asset Management (EAM), Enterprise Refrigerant Management (ERM) and Enterprise Asset ...


    By Verisae

  • Honeywell Eliminating Inventory of Certain Ozone-Depleting Materials, Selling Resulting Emission Reduction Credits

    Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today that it has begun destroying inventories of certain ozone-depleting refrigerants and selling the resulting emission reduction credits for use in California's greenhouse gas cap-and-trade program. The company has already destroyed more than 27,000 pounds of CFC-11, a chlorofluorocarbon refrigerant with one of the highest ozone-depleting potentials.  It ...


    By Honeywell

  • Amazon.com features ESS` Compliance Suite Software Products

    World's largest online shopping network opens doors of opportunity in developing client relationships TEMPE, Ariz. &ndash, August 23, 2005 &ndash, ESS, a leading provider of Environmental, Health &, Safety (EH&,S) and Crisis Management software and services, announced today that the company's complete line of Compliance Suite products is now ...


    By IHS Markit

  • Fresh Convenience Foods in the U.S. now available at ReportsandReports

    Dallas, TX: ReportsandReports announce it Fresh Convenience Foods in the U.S. Market Research Report in its Store.   Browse complete Report at ...


  • Complete cable plant delivered to Austria

    The manufacturer of recycling equipment Eldan Recycling is proud to announce the delivery of a complete cable recycling plant to Austria. The recycling equipment was delivered some time ago and is now up and running at full production capacity. This recycling plant processes mixed cables, like hard and fine wire as well as power cable, at approx. 2,5 ton per production hour depending on the type ...


    By Eldan Recycling A/S

  • Award Winners Spotlight EH&S Best Practices

    ESS Excellence Awards Show Measurable Benefits of Using IT to Reduce Operational Risks and Costs TEMPE, Ariz. -- October 6, 2006 -- Tuesday, October 10, the first annual ESS Excellence Awards will be presented to 18 businesses, agencies and institutions for their outstanding use of information technology to reduce risks and costs associated with environmental, health and safety (EH&S) ...


    By IHS Markit

  • New granulation and separation plant for cable recycling delivered to Italy

    For many years Europe was the main market for Eldan Recycling. Today the company has its recycling machines installed in more than 60 countries all over the world. Still, Europe is an important market and Eldan Recycling deliver to several new customers as well as returning customers each year. One interesting project is the delivery and installation of a new complete granulation and separation ...


    By Eldan Recycling A/S

  • Project 104: Degassing machine for tumble dryers

    In May we started with project 104. A degassing machine for tumble dryers. This machine is specially made to drain refrigerant and oil from tumble dryers. Accordance to WEEELABEX these R410a high pressure gas containing heat pumps inside the tumble dryer have to be drained in an environmental friendly way. There is a strong demand for this special degassing ...


    By ATN Engineering B.V.

  • New report presents pathway for U.S. to reach 17 percent emissions target

    Analysis finds U.S. is currently not on track to reach its 17% target, but has the tools to get there New analysis by the World Resources Institute finds that the United States is currently not on track to reach its stated goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 17 percent by 2020 (below 2005 levels), but it has the tools to get there. The new ...

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