Tag Archives: ODS

Dangers of Car Air Conditioning

Dangers of Car Air Conditioning Car Air Conditioning includes F-gases which are a potential danger to the environment. These air conditioning units can be found also in buses and trucks and are designed to cool the vehicle for the comfort of the passengers on board. An example of an F-gas is the gas type R134a […]

Why R22 units need replacing in Ireland’s Air Conditioning systems

R22 is an Ozone Depleting Substance (ODS) according to the EPA . R22 units are those air conditioning systems which use the refrigerant R22 to pump the heat from inside a building to outside and vice versa.  Ozone-Depleting Substances (ODS) are chemicals that can damage the earth’s ozone layer if they escape into the upper […]

Air Conditioning and the F Gas Regulations in Ireland

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)   is responsible for Quantifying Ireland’s emissions of greenhouse gases in the context of our Kyoto commitments and in complying  with regulations controlling fluorinated greenhouse gases and ozone depleting substances.  The EC F-gas and ODS Regulations are European Regulations that are directly in force in all EU Member States. They came about […]