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03.04.2018

NEW REFRIGERANT LEAK DETECTION AND MANAGEMENT SYSTEM FOR VRF SYSTEMS

A new refrigerant detection and management system works with VRF (Variable Refrigerant Flow) air conditioning systems. In the unlikely event of a refrigerant le...

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02.04.2018

LOWER GWP HFC/HFO BLENDS USED FOR HEAT PUMPS AND TRANSPORT REFRIGERATION

The low GWP HFC/HFO blend refrigerant R-454C, a “mildly flammable” refrigerant is being used in an air-source heat pump designed for use in factories. Accor...

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01.04.2018

KIGALI AMENDMENT IMPACT ON GLOBAL WARMING

The 8th Emissions Gap Report, published by UN Environment (UNEP) estimates the potential contribution short-lived climate pollutants (SLCPs), including HFCs, co...

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PRESS RELEASES

20.02.2018

Leading EU associations call upon installers to stop using the high GWP refrigerants R-404A and R-507A

Brussels, 6 February 2018: Four leading associations in the heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration (HVACR) sector - EPEE, AREA, Asercom and EF...

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16.11.2017

EFCTC joins the Parties to celebrate 30 years of the Montreal Protocol

Thirty years ago governments met in Montreal and reached agreement on the Montreal Protocol, the world’s most successful environmental treaty. At that time, t...

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20.09.2017

Projet de taxe sur les fluides frigorigènes HFC : Les professionnels unanimement opposés à un impôt supplémentaire incohérent

Le gouvernement travaille à un projet de taxe sur les fluides HFC (fluides frigorigènes). Ce nouvel impôt serait inséré dans la loi de finances pour 2018....

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POSITION PAPERS

01.03.2018

EFCTC POSITION ON THE EVALUATION OF THE EU ODS REGULATION (1005/2009)

The evaluation process of the ODS Regulation provides an opportunity to streamline the regulation to reflect the successes that have been achieved through the i...

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11.07.2017

Dichloromethane emissions and HFC 32 production

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18.10.2016

European HFC Producers welcome the agreement on an amendment under the Montreal Protocol in Kigali to control HFCs

The European Fluorocarbons Technical Committee (EFCTC) welcomes the agreement by the Parties to the Montreal Protocol to reach an amendment to the Montreal Prot...

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