Global Regulations

Pass the mouse on the flags to understand what’s happening in each country

 

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US2016
• EPA draft: R134a and R404A banned
USLong-Term
• New MEPS for:
– Commercial refrigerators (2017)
– Walk-In Coolers and Freezers (2017)
– Ice Maker (2018)• New Energy Star for Laboratory R&F (2018)
MEXICO2015
• New MEPS for commercial refrigerators (+5 to 10% eff.)
CHILE2016
• New MEPS for domestic R&F expected
BRAZILLong-Term
• Label for Commercial Refrigeration under discussion
EU2015
• New MEPS for professional storage cabinets
EU2016
• MEPS for professional storage cabinets +12% vs 2015
EULong Term
• MEPS 2017 for professional storage cabinets +9 % vs 2016
• MEPS for Commercial Refrigeration in 2017 + Improvement of 27% until 2021
• R404 and R507 banned (Ref. fluids that contain HFC with GWP >=2500) -2020
• R134a and all other HFCs banned (Ref. fluids that contain HFC with GWP >=150) (2022)
CHINA2015
• R&F compressor
– On-off: COP 20% vs 2009
CHINALong-Term
• • R&F compressor (2020)
– On-off: COP 5% vs 2015
AUSTRALIALong-Term
• New residential refrigerator MEPS in 2017 (based in US DOE2014)

 

MEPS: minimum efficiency performance standard. | R&F: refrigeratos and freezers.

ENERGY STANDARDS EXISTS FOR MANY REGIONS FOR LIGHT COMMERCIAL APPLICATIONS

US DOE ISSUED VERY AGRESSIVE 2017 ENERGY STANDARDS