President Biden and EPA Administrator Michael Regan are serious about addressing climate change in a smart, effective manner.
There are actually a bunch of HFC alternatives in the market. A couple of choices are hydrofluoroolefins (HFO, a synthetic alternative to HFC) and hydrocarbons. Most car air conditioners, for example, are now HFO and most new mini-fridges use hydrocarbons. HFOs are categorized as having zero ozone depletion and low global warming potential.
American refrigerant manufacturers are also quite well-poised to take advantage of the transition and new non-HFC systems and appliances are hitting the market every day. It will only help American manufacturers be more competitive while also being more environmentally responsible.
Biden administration to propose first rule requiring cut in climate pollutants:
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