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03.10.2017

2015 : HFCs CONTRIBUTE UNDER 0.9 % TO ATMOSPHERIC GREENHOUSE GASES

The US NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) has released its 2015 update of the AGGI (Annual Greenhouse Gas Index), intended to follow the evo...

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02.10.2017

HFC BASED HEAT PUMPS PROJECT FOR AN ITALIAN SUSTAINABLE BUILDING RECEIVES AN INTERNATIONAL ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

A R-410A heat pump project has received an “International achievement award” for incorporating an air conditioning system for its offices and production uni...

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01.10.2017

CHANGES TO WORKING PRACTICES WITH THE USE OF A2L REFRIGERANTS

REFCOM, the British F-gas certification body, has published a technical bulletin “WORKING WITH LOWER FLAMMABILITY REFRIGERANTS”, as a number of HFC alternat...

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30.09.2017

NEW HFO BASED PERFORMANCE SOLVENTS

New performance solvents based on HFO-1233zd(E) have been proposed for the European market. These technical solvents are used for cleaning electrical components...

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29.09.2017

NEW ON FLUOROCARBONS.ORG OCTOBER 2017

Welcome to www.fluorocarbons.org our new website, where you will find all relevant fluorocarbon information easily. We offer a "Learn About" section which incl...

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05.09.2017

R-452A SELECTED BY A GERMAN CLIMATE CHAMBER MANUFACTURER TO REPLACE R-404A

Searching for an economical and safe alternative for R-404A (GWP = 3,922), a German climate chambers manufacturers has selected, after an extensive testing, R-4...

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04.09.2017

HFC-134A CHILLERS SERVICING A BRITISH UNIVERSITY CAMPUS AND HOSPITAL COOLING NETWORK

10 MW of cooling duty have been added to the British Leeds Generating Station Complex (GSC) district cooling network servicing the University of Leeds campus an...

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03.09.2017

MONTREAL PROTOCOL EFFECT ON GREENHOUSE GASES EMISSIONSS REDUCTION SHOWN TO EQUAL HALF OF US GHG GAS EMISSIONS REDUCTION

Quantifying the impact of the Montreal Protocol on U.S. GHG (greenhouse gases) emissions with atmospheric observations, a new study has shown that, in terms of...

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02.09.2017

PROPANE EXPLOSION IN A GERMAN REFRIGERATED WAREHOUSE

An explosion occurred during maintenance works in a German refrigerated warehouse refrigeration unit using propane as a refrigerant, during which the refrigerat...

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