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Post: Winter Special: Getting Hot Air Faster

For most of us, it’s cold outside this time of year—especially when you get in your car first thing in the morning. Your car heater can’t get hot fast enough. You frantically turn the heat all the way up with the fan blowing on max, enduring the constant blasts of cold until it finally warms up (usually right as you pull up to your destination). There’s got to be a way to heat up your car…

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Post: 1234yf Approved for Consumer Use

On December 2, 2013, a new rule went into effect that allows HFO-1234yf (1234-yf) to be sold to consumers so they can recharge their own vehicles air conditioning systems. The Automotive Aftermarket Industry Association (AAIA) and the Automotive Refrigerant Products Institute (ARPI) filed suit against the EPA claiming the studies used to make the original toxicity determination that would have banded consumers from purchasing 1234yf grossly overstated human exposure levels. After a review of the data…

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