EnVisioneering Exchange: a podcast series

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The HVACR industry, and the entire built environment, is in the midst of rapid change and faces an evolving set of challenges and demands — and the effect on both technology and business is profound. From refrigerant and efficiency regulations and standards to the impacts of climate change and trends like digitalization and electrification, it’s not always easy to keep up and stay ahead.

Join our host John Sheff, Danfoss’ director of public and industry affairs in North America, in this podcast series, which addresses this changing landscape through informative, valuable dialogue with thought leaders and experts-in-their-fields.


We welcome your feedback and suggestions on the EnVisioneering Exchange podcast at solutions@danfoss.com.

Episode 4 - Alternative refrigerants for food retail

Discussion with Peter Dee, Sales & Services Director for Food Retail in North America at Danfoss, of refrigerant trends among grocers and food retailers, including the emergence of natural refrigerants like CO2, how new and existing technologies are supporting an efficient, cost-effective transition, and the impact of refrigerant regulations.

Recorded: February 12, 2020

Episode 3 - Refrigerant trends in air conditioning

A look at the current landscape of refrigerants for air-conditioning applications – from R-22 to R-410A, R-134a and beyond, including phasedowns of high-GWP refrigerants and emergence of flammable and mildly flammable refrigerants, with Victor Marinich, Global Marketing Director – Air Conditioning, Danfoss.

Recorded: January 18, 2020

Episode 2 - Flammable refrigerants

Discussion with Dean Groff, Services Contractor Manager for Danfoss’ food retail business, of flammable refrigerants, including how we got here – from the Montreal Protocol to Kigali Amendment, and where we are going with them in the US.

Recorded: January 6, 2020

Episode 1 - Refrigerant regulations in North America

Overview of the refrigerant landscape, including impacts of regulations in US and Canada (American Innovation in Manufacturing Act, SNAP, CARB, Climate Alliance), with Dean Groff, Services Contractor Manager for Danfoss’ food retail business.

Recorded: December 11, 2019

Meet your host - John Sheff

John Sheff is currently Director of Public & Industry Affairs at Danfoss where he covers a range of issues, including refrigerants, energy efficiency, electric vehicles and urban development. Previously, he worked on energy, climate and sustainability policy in the office of Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley before earning his MBA from the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland, College Park in 2014. John lives in Baltimore with his wife, Zoey, and their son, Sam.

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