CARB discusses further HFC reductions

The California Air Resources Board (CARB) held a Technical Working Group meeting Aug. 6 to discuss proposals for further reducing high-global warming […]


Work continues to measure and reduce NOx emissions

Following up on preliminary information shared last month, NAFEM has confirmed that California’s South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) […]


Concern mounts over potential U.S. withdrawal from Paris Agreement

The U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation on May 2 intending to bar the U.S. from withdrawing from the Paris […]


Washington state approves HFC-reduction bill

The Washington State Legislature has approved a hydrofluorocarbon (HFC) reduction bill (HB1112) based on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Significant […]


Court rules against required replacement of HFCs in existing equipment

In early April, the Washington D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals vacated parts of a 2016 U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) […]


Reminder of required CARB disclosure statement for equipment with refrigerants

The California Air Resources Board (CARB) has confirmed mandatory disclosure statement language for motor bearing, new refrigeration equipment with acceptable refrigerants for […]


Canada implements HFC reduction regulation similar to EPA SNAP

As a signatory to the Montreal Protocol agreement to phase out the production and consumption of ozone-depleting substances, Canada has […]


No news on CA NOx emissions standards

NAFEM continues to monitor for news on California’s South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) potential standards to measure and reduce NOx […]


CARB clarifies disclosure requirements during two NAFEM-led conference calls

Given the newness of the Jan. 1 California Significant New Alternatives Policy SNAP) hydrofluorocarbon (HFC) bans, NAFEM members have many unanswered questions […]


CARB answers members’ HFC compliance questions

Given the newness of the Jan. 1 California Significant New Alternatives Policy (SNAP) hydrofluorocarbon (HFC) bans, NAFEM members have many unanswered questions […]