R134a price up over 500%

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Re: R134a price up over 500%

Postby bohica2xo » Fri Feb 23, 2018 11:58 pm

mistercool wrote:
As Hecat just documented above, they want to run 134a out of existence.


They can't run it out of existence when it is still so commonplace though. There are plenty of vehicles which are only a few years old using it and what are we supposed to use when the condenser fails and needs replacing?

It feels like they are trying to run me out of business!


The UK plan to kill 134a is almost 20 years old. The Climate Change Levy, announced by the Chancellor of the Exchequer in March 1999, came into force in April 2001

I have heard that most of the stationary refrigeration in the UK is already running on Hydrocarbon Refrigerants - things like freezer cases in markets, etc.

As for putting you out of business? That is a goal of sorts too. They want the personal automobile gone alltogether. What do you think the London Congestion Charge is all about?
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Re: R134a price up over 500%

Postby kell490 » Thu Apr 05, 2018 7:53 am

HFC's are now being banned because they cause global warming California has started banning it now. https://insideclimatenews.org/news/30032018/california-hfc-ban-short-lived-climate-pollutants-global-warming-refrigerators-air-conditioners

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