Quantcast
Last updated on April 16, 2014 at 17:34 EDT

Latest HFO Stories

2014-03-07 12:21:22

Latest independent study, by Joint Research Centre, builds on vast body of testing and safety evaluations by industry experts, automakers and government agencies MORRIS TOWNSHIP, N.J., March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today that the European Commission's top scientific and technical body has concluded that Honeywell's new low-global-warming-potential mobile air conditioning refrigerant, HFO-1234yf, is safe for use in automobiles, marking the final word...

2014-02-04 23:26:52

HealthForumOnline (HFO), a nationally-approved provider of online continuing education (CE) announces updates to the online CE course, “Fundamentals of Healthy Aging: A Biopsychosocial Perspective.” These online CE course updates underscore HFO’s commitment to offering state-of-the-science theory- and evidence-based continuing education to psychologists, social workers, counselors, and other allied health professionals, with over 90 online CE courses that are fast, convenient and...

2014-02-03 08:20:59

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report concludes that HFO-1234yf has a global warming potential that is less than 1 MORRIS TOWNSHIP, N.J., Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today that the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), a scientific body established by the United Nations, has confirmed that Honeywell's new low-global-warming automobile refrigerant, HFO-1234yf, has a global warming potential (GWP) that is less than 1, below that...

2014-01-23 08:22:01

Asahi Glass will produce HFO-1234yf for Honeywell to meet increased demand for the refrigerant MORRIS TOWNSHIP, N.J., Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today that it has entered into a supply agreement with Asahi Glass Company Ltd. (AGC) to increase production for HFO-1234yf, a new refrigerant for automobiles with a global warming potential (GWP) of less than 1. This GWP is 99.9 percent lower than that of the current refrigerant in use, HFC-134a, and even...

2013-12-10 08:22:49

New plant in Geismar, Louisiana, will help meet growing global demand for environmentally-friendlier automobile refrigerant with global warming potential of less than 1, a 99.9% improvement over the current refrigerant MORRIS TOWNSHIP, N.J., Dec. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today that investments of approximately $300 million will be made by the company and key suppliers to increase production capacity for HFO-1234yf, a new refrigerant for automobiles...

2013-07-16 12:20:58

Peer-reviewed paper finds HFO-1234yf has global warming potential that is four times lower than previously calculated MORRIS TOWNSHIP, N.J., July 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today that a new study has found that its low-global-warming refrigerant, HFO-1234yf, has a global-warming potential (GWP) four times lower than previously calculated - below that of carbon dioxide - enhancing its standing as one of the world's most environmentally friendly...

2013-06-25 08:21:06

SAE International Cooperative Research Project's expanded, extensive evaluation of HFO-1234yf refrigerant shows no change in its previous safety conclusions; Reiterates that concerns raised by one automaker based on "unrealistic" testing MORRIS TOWNSHIP, N.J., June 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today that SAE International, the world's leading automotive engineering association, has concluded that Honeywell's new low-global-warming-potential mobile air...

2013-04-23 12:21:46

SAE International Cooperative Research Project says updated analysis of HFO-1234yf refrigerant does not change prior findings; Says 'unrealistic' test conducted by one automaker does not represent actual crash conditions MORRIS TOWNSHIP, N.J., April 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today that SAE International, the world's leading automotive engineering organization, has reconfirmed that Honeywell's new low-global-warming-potential mobile air conditioning...

2013-02-12 04:20:05

MORRIS TOWNSHIP, N.J., Feb. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today that SAE International, the world's leading automotive engineering association, has reiterated that it has a "high level of confidence" that Honeywell's new low-global-warming-potential mobile air conditioning refrigerant, HFO-1234yf, is safe for use in automobiles. SAE International's Cooperative Research Project (CRP), which included technical experts from 11 global automakers, said in a press...

2013-01-15 04:20:07

MORRIS TOWNSHIP, N.J., Jan. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON) today said it welcomed implementation of the European Union's Mobile Air Conditioning (MAC) Directive, aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions by requiring use of automotive refrigerants with significantly lower global warming impact. The directive came into force on Jan. 1, 2013, and the company said it is fully prepared to supply automakers with HFO-1234yf, a new lower-global-warming-potential refrigerant that...