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HFC Allowances

HFC (Hydrofluorocarbon) Allowances are a crucial component of environmental regulations aimed at controlling the emissions of high-GWP (Global Warming Potential) refrigerants.

Companies in the refrigeration and air conditioning industry may want to purchase HFC allowances for several reasons. Firstly, these allowances allow companies to legally emit a specified amount of HFCs without incurring penalties, making compliance with environmental regulations more manageable. By obtaining HFC allowances, companies can ensure that their operations remain within the permissible emission limits.

Additionally, purchasing HFC allowances is an effective way for companies to demonstrate their commitment to environmental sustainability. In a world increasingly focused on reducing greenhouse gas emissions, businesses that invest in HFC allowances can position themselves as environmentally responsible and reduce their carbon footprint. This can enhance their reputation and appeal to environmentally conscious consumers. Furthermore, as the transition to low-GWP refrigerants continues, purchasing HFC allowances can serve as a bridge to gradually phase out high-GWP refrigerants, providing companies with the flexibility to adapt their operations and infrastructure in a more cost-effective manner.

The AIM Act gives the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) some new powers to deal with HFCs in three main ways:

1. Phasing Down Production and Use

This means reducing how much HFCs are made  and used in the U.S. The goal is to lessen their impact on the environment and climate change by setting targets to produce and use less of these chemicals over time.

2. Making  Sure HFCs Are Recovered and Not Released

The law encourages the recovery and recycling of HFCs from equipment and making sure they don't escape into the air. This is all about preventing HFCs from getting into the atmosphere and causing problems.

3. Helping  Switch to Greener Technologies

The AIM Act supports moving to better, more eco-friendly alternatives to HFCs. These alternatives are often called "next-generation technologies" and they are better for the environment and use less energy.

Our knowledge of regulatory and legal frameworks helps you maintain compliance and minimise risk.

Sourcing and Procurement

  • Identifying and sourcing products
    We research and identify the products you want to import, taking into account market demand, quality, and price considerations.
  • Supplier selection
    We evaluate potential suppliers, negotiating terms, and establishing relationships with reliable manufacturers or suppliers.

Import Documentation & Compliance

  • Import regulations and compliance
    We help you stay up-to-date with import regulations, tariffs, customs duties, and any trade restrictions imposed.
  • Documentation and paperwork
    We manage the necessary documentation, which may include import permits, customs declarations, bills of lading, and certificates of origin.
  • Customs clearance
    We coordinate with customs brokers to ensure that the goods are legally and smoothly imported.

Supply Chain & Logistics Management

  • Order Placement
    We place orders for the required goods. This involves specifying quantities, delivery dates, and terms of payment.
  • Transportation and shipping
    We organize the transportation of goods from the supplier's location to the importing country, selecting appropriate shipping methods.