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Daikin Adopts R-32 For Key HVAC Products in North America

Posted on Tuesday Oct 01, 2019 at 08:54AM in Regulatory Updates


Regulations have increasingly become stricter from greater consideration for the global environment because of the Montreal Protocol in 1987 and the Kyoto Protocol in 1997, resulting in a shift to refrigerants with even lower environmental impact. R-410A cannot be used in production of new commercial and residential HVAC systems effective January 1, 2024. In preparation for this mandatory refrigerant change, Daikin recently announced the adoption of R-32 to be used in light commercial and residential products in North America.

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FER Standards Require Electronically Commutated Motors

Posted on Thursday Jun 27, 2019 at 11:03AM in Regulatory Updates


On July 3, 2019 the new standards for fans in residential furnaces will be subject to the new Fan Efficiency Rating (FER) requirements. Furnaces will only be allowed to be manufactured with an Electronically Commutated Motor (ECM) and production of Permanent Split Capacitor (PSC) motors will be eliminated.  Read more to find out how these FER standards will affect US consumers and how Geary Pacific can help you prepare for this upcoming transition to ECM motors.

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