November 20, 2013
Airgas Refrigerants enjoyed a successful Comfortech Meeting, the National HVACR, Hydronics and Plumbing Seminar and Product Showcase in Philadelphia. More than 1,400 attendees...
October 17, 2013
The President’s Climate Action Plan, which includes curbing emissions of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) under the section of Reducing Other Greenhouse Gas Emissions, provides incentives to encourage automakers...
September 2, 2013
Airgas Refrigerants will exhibit at Comfortech at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia from September 18-20. Sponsored by Contracting Business and Contractor Magazine, Comfortech is...
August 6, 2013
RADNOR, PA - August 2, 2013 - Airgas, Inc. (NYSE: ARG) today announced that Kevin M. McBride has been named President - Airgas South Region, and Emmanuel Dupree has been named President - Airgas Refrigerants, Inc. ...
July 31, 2013
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued a press release warning manufacturers and sellers, homeowners, home improvement contractors and air conditioning technicians of safety hazards regarding the use of propane and other unapproved refrigerants in residential air conditioning systems. Airgas Refrigerants, as well as some refrigerant manufacturers, are reiterating this warning due to
July 15, 2013
Airgas has prepared a list of 10 tips to help contractors play it safe and make the most of the hot summer months.
July 15, 2013
Airgas Refrigerants has opened a cylinder recertification facility at its location in Smyrna, GA. The company received approval from the U.S. Department of Transportation Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration to recertify low pressure cylinders manufactured to a 4B series DOT specification such as 4B, 4BA and 4BW.
June 12, 2013
The air conditioning and refrigeration season started off extremely slow through much of the United States with April and May having some of the coolest weather recorded in many areas. However, the last days of May and the first few days of June brought a major change...
May 23, 2013
Continuing a high standard of efficiency and operational excellence, Airgas Refrigerants recently opened two distribution centers comprising nearly 100,000 square feet. The locations are in Smyrna, near Atlanta (52,000 SF) and Garland, a Dallas suburb (42,000 SF). Both are designated...
April 17, 2013
Airgas Refrigerants Inc. senior vice president Ken Beringer was quoted in an April 8th ACHR News article on the state of refrigerant reclamation titled “Reclamation Looking for Jumpstart.” The article notes...
April 11, 2013
Acting EPA Administrator Bob Perciasepe signed the final HCFC Allocation Rule for virgin R-22 covering 2012-2014, setting the total industry-wide allocation for 2013 at approximately 63 million lbs. and 51 million pounds for 2014. The EPA will continue to...
March 5, 2013
Airgas Refrigerants' Jay Kestenbaum takes on questions about R-22 shortages, refrigerant reclamation and why you should consider your refrigerant's source.
February 13, 2013
In early January 2013, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a No Action Assurance Letter to manufacturers and importers of R-22, allowing for the consumption, production and importation of R-22.
January 25, 2013
Airgas Refrigerants comes to Dallas Jan 28-30 for the International Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Expo (AHR Expo) and ASHRAE conference at the Dallas Convention Center. Come visit Airgas at Booth 671 to
January 25, 2013
Isnâ€™t it great to get top-dollar for your used gas? Airgas Refrigerants wants your used refrigerants, and we pay the highest buyback prices in the industry for all used refrigerants.
October 12, 2012
Airgas Refrigerants will again exhibit at the AHR Expo. The upcoming 2013 show will be held at the Dallas Convertion Center in Dallas, TX, January 28-30, 2013. Visit the Airgas Refrigerants team at the our booth # 671.
August 27, 2012
While awareness of the need for refrigerant reclamation seems strong, the numbers prove that widespread adoption of reclamation has not yet taken root. The United States Environmental Protection Agency put HCFC-22 reclamation at 8.3 million pounds last year, about 10 percent of the 80 million pounds on virgin refrigerant then available.
July 26, 2012
RADNOR, PA - July 26, 2012 - Airgas, Inc. (NYSE: ARG) today introduced its new Airgas Refrigatronâ„˘ system for large-scale reclamation of used refrigerant gases. Refrigatron technology assures that Airgas properly identifies the contents of returned refrigerant gas cylinders, enabling the company to pay HVAC contractors the highest price for used gases, while delivering efficiencies that make the reclamation process less labor intensive, safer and more cost-effective