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AHRI Announces Third Webinar In Refrigerant Series
September 28, 2020

The Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) has announced a new series of five webinars will be presented on various aspects of flammable refrigerant research. The webinars are scheduled to be held each Wednesday between September 23rd and October 21st. To date, the research has informed technical updates to safety standards that will enable compliance with global regulations that phase down the use of high-global warming potential refrigerants.

This virtual forum will build on material covered in the Flammable Refrigerant Research and Planning Conference held in October 2018, which examined research performed in collaboration with Department of Energy, California Air Resources Board, ASHRAE, AHRI, and others.

Manufacturers, channel partners, policy makers, fire service personnel, and building code and environmental experts are encouraged to participate. The free sessions will feature panel discussions and presentations from industry experts, including principal investigators on flammable refrigerant research projects.

The third in the series, Understanding Refrigerant Sensors, will be held on Wednesday, October 7, 2020, from 11:00 a.m. – 1:15 p.m.

This session will introduce the flammability risk mitigation concept using refrigerant sensors and will review the major differences in sensor requirements across key safety standards. Researchers will present ongoing efforts to evaluate a number of sensors using different sensing technologies.

Registration for the third webinar is now available.

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