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March 2020 Meeting - Safe Transition to Low GWP Refrigerants (Free Meeting – Sponsored by Carrier)

  • March 11, 2020
  • 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
  • 246 W Willow St, Syracuse, NY 13202


  • General Registration for all attendees
  • Currently enrolled full-time undergraduate and graduate students are invited to attend all chapter meetings for free.

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March 11th, 2020

Time: 5:30 PM

Location: Dinosaur BBQ, 246 W. Willow Street, Syracuse, NY 13202

Program: Safe Transition to Low GWP Refrigerants

Presenter: Richard Lord (Carrier Sr Fellow, ASHRAE Fellow)

Description: Presentation reviewing industry activity related to the transition to Low GWP refrigerants. Key points:

  •  Status and timing of regulations to phase-down the use of high Global Warming Potential  (GWP) Refrigerants
  •  Explain why refrigerant GWP phase-down regulations are being enacted
  •  Why lower GWP refrigerant options including a new A2L safety category and what does A2L mean
  •  Industry Research and Development and how it has been used
  •  Safety Standards Modifications for Flammable Refrigerants (UL60335-2-40 and ASHRAE 15/15.2)
  •   National and State Building Code Adoption of Revised Safety Standards (IBC, UMC, IRC, IMC, IFC, NFPA1)

PDH Credit: 1.0



- FREE - Full-time Students (graduate/undergraduate), First-time YEA (attendees under 35), All-Access Members 

FOOD ALLERGY NOTE: If you have food preferences, allergies or food sensitivities that require vegetarian, vegan, dairy free or gluten free options please contact our hospitality chair Rich prior to the meeting Rich Bardell (Richard.Bardell@carrier.utc.com) and we will work with you to provide alternative options. We are happy to accommodate you!

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