USA: LG is advertising a spread of window air conditioners within the USA utilizing the brand new decrease GWP refrigerant R32.
Whereas the world’s main producers have been asserting gear utilizing R32, the Korean producers LG and Samsung have to this point remained silent on their plans for adopting the decrease GWP refrigerant. Nevertheless, it seems that LG is now providing its US clients a spread of window items utilizing R32 in sizes from 8,000-15,000Btu..
R32, a “mildly flammable” A2L refrigerant, is being promoted as a decrease GWP alternative for R410A in smaller air-con items. It has already been broadly adopted within the Far East and Australasia and is now making inroads into Europe.
R32 was SNAP-listed by the US EPA final yr, being accepted to be used in residential and light-weight business air-con and warmth pumps. Final yr, Daikin introduced it was to fabricate PTAC items utilizing R32 at its Goodmans plant in Fayetteville, Tennessee.
Daikin to construct R32 items within the USA