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16.03.2017

FLORENCE ART GALLERY HEATING ANG COOLING PROVIDED BY R-410A HEAT PUMPS

A contemporary art gallery in Florence has installed 2 multi-purpose R-410A based heat pumps for the simultaneous heating and cooling of its recent building exp...

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15.03.2017

HFO-1336MZZ TECHNOLOGY FOR HIGH TEMPERATURE HEAT PUMPS

Soon after having been proposed as a potential working fluid for high temperature heat pumps, HFO-1336mzz based heat pumps are presented by a Norwegian company,...

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14.03.2017

US STUDY IDENTIFIES POTENTIALLY VIABLE CANDIDATES FOR SUBSTITUTING R-410A IN AIR CONDITIONING EQUIPMENT

A detailed study of candidate chemicals able to replace R-410A in small air conditioning equipment has identified, after screening a comprehensive database of p...

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13.03.2017

HYDROCARBON GAS CONTENT RECOGNIZED RESPONSIBLE FOR A FATAL EXPLOSION IN AUSTRALIA

Investigation of a fatal explosion that took place in 2014 in an Australian hotel and caused the death of two maintenance workers concluded that the hydrocarbon...

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12.03.2017

NEW ON OUR WEBSITE – MARCH 2017

www.fluorocarbons.org, EFCTC website, has been thoroughly renovated. - Factsheets have been put together and became more informative LEARN ABOUT - Brock an...

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07.02.2017

HFC BASED ORC MACHINES SUPPLY ELECTRICITY FROM SAWMILL WASTE

A 150 kW HFC-based ORC (Organic Rankine Cycle) machine has been installed to deliver uninterruptible power to a developing country sawmill, to which the electri...

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06.02.2017

SERVICING R-404A MARITIME REFRIGERATION SYSTEMS WITH R-407F

A global maritime industry group has successfully tested the addition of lower GWP R-407F (GWP = 1 824) to R-404A (GWP = 3 922) refrigeration systems. Faced...

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05.02.2017

HFO/HFC BLEND SAVING ENERGY WHEN REPLACING R-404A IN A BRITISH SUPERMARKET REFRIGERATION SYSTEM

A British supermarket chain has retrofitted one of its supermarket refrigeration system with R-449A (GWP = 1 397), a blend containing R-32/R-125 /R-134a/R-1234y...

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04.02.2017

ADVANCED HFC-134A AIR CONDITIONING SYSTEM FOR THE BRUSSELS ENGIE TOWER

Two HFC-134a high-performance turbo-compressors power the Brussels Engie Tower (previously called GDF Suez Tower) air conditioning system. They are almost 50% m...

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