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29.01.2018

HFO-123ZE ENERGY EFFICIENT CHILLER FOR A GERMAN LEADING MACHINERY MANUFACTURER

A leading German machinery manufacturer has replaced outdated HCFC-22 refrigeration units by two HFO-1234ze chillers of 600 kW refrigeration capacity each. T...

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28.01.2018

HFC-134A EFFICIENT CHILLERS FOR CRUISE SHIPS

Originally designed for navy ships, HFC-134a chillers will be installed on cruise liners. Two vessels 236 m long will be equipped with four HFC-134a chillers, t...

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27.01.2018

NEW HCFO REFRIGERANT FOR LOW PRESSURE CHILLERS

HCFO-1224ydZ, (Z)CF3-CF=CHCl, has been added by ASHRAE as low GWP and non flammable refrigerant. It has a boiling point of 14 C, a GWP < 1. See new EFCTC...

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26.01.2018

DIRECT SATELLITE OBSERVATIONS OF THE OZONE LAYER CONFIRM THE LINK BETWEEN THE ODS PHASE-OUT AND THE OZONE HOLE RECOVERY

Using direct satellite observations of the Antarctic ozone layer, NASA scientists have been able to link the 20 percent decrease in ozone depletion from 2005 to...

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25.01.2018

NEW ON FLUOROCARBONS.ORG FEBRUARY 2018

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

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04.12.2017

THE HFC KIGALI AMENDMENT ENTRY INTO FORCE ON 1 JANUARY 2019

After being agreed on October 15, 2016 at the 28th Meeting of the Parties to the Montreal Protocol, the Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol had to be rati...

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03.12.2017

R-455A REPLACING CO2 IN A GERMAN SUPERMARKET

A German supermarket has just been renovated and made the choice of an R-455A ice-water loop for its medium temperature refrigeration system. Previously trie...

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02.12.2017

HFC HEAT PUMP RECOVERS A DATA CENTER WASTE HEAT AT THE FRENCH «UNIVERSITE DE BOURGOGNE»

A high temperature heat pump has been installed on the “Université de Bourgogne” campus in Lyon (France), in order to recover the waste heat from the Unive...

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01.12.2017

ANTARCTIC OZONE HOLE 2017 THE SMALLEST SINCE 1988, BECAUSE OF WARMER AIR IN THE STRATOSPHERE

The size of the 2017 Antarctic Ozone Hole was the smallest on record since 1988, and lasted a few weeks less than the average. It reached a maximum of 19.7 m...

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