Rink operators across North America face a looming challenge: preparing for the final years of regulations that phase out the production of R-22 by 2020. Opteon™ refrigerants provide an optimal balance of performance, safety, and cost efficiency compared to other alternatives, while providing sustainable solutions for your rink.
Chemours has partnered with the NHL® as part of the NHL’s Greener Rinks Initiative, a league-wide program committed to sharing sustainable business practices with community rink operators and owners.
Read more from Chemours about how Opteon™ is changing the game:
Chemours’ case studies and new installs
Case Study: Mars Lakeview Arena successfully upgraded to Opteon™ XP40 from R-22
New Install: Loudoun Ice Center Installs Opteon™ XP10 refrigerant chiller system
Chemours' expert webinar
Opteon™ Solutions Webinar: The Future of Refrigerants for Ice Rinks
Chemours’ Smart Refrigerant Selection for Ice Rinks white paper series
White paper part I: What you need to know about refrigerants, regulations, system design, and more
White paper part II: What you need to know about safety and health
For more than 85 years, Chemours has provided innovative refrigeration solutions to meet the changing needs of our customers. Opteon™ low global warming potential (GWP) and non-ozone-depleting (ODP) products are the latest innovation, offering a cost-effective long-term solution for ice rinks to meet existing and new regulations without sacrificing performance.
We are proud to be partnering with the NHL® and community rink owners and operators across North America. Our experts are ready to answer your questions and assist you with your R-22 transition needs. Contact us today to find the right Opteon™ solution for your ice rink.
Opteon™ YF (HFO-1234yf) refrigerant replaces HFC-134a in automotive air conditioning—reducing the GWP by more than 99%.
Many supermarkets and restaurants have made the switch to Opteon™, reducing GWP and increasing energy efficiency.
Facility managers across the globe have decreased their carbon footprint by using Opteon™ refrigerants.