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Industry Urges CARB To Ease Draft HFC-Phaseout Rules Amid Pandemic

July 24, 2020
Major air conditioning (A/C) manufacturers are pressing California air officials to further delay the effective date of a requirement to reduce high global warming-potential (GWP) hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) in their products, citing negative economic and other impacts from the coronavirus pandemic and potential conflicts with building safety codes. The current proposed effective date was already delayed from 2021 to 2023, but major manufacturers are now pushing the California Air Resources Board (CARB) to delay the requirement until 2025. “I think it...

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