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NEWS

30.04.2018

EFCTC COMMENT ON ILLEGAL IMPORTS AND THE HFC PHASE-DOWN

A recent news feature has raised the issue of illegal imports of HFCs, with such demand attributed to the effects of the HFC cap and phase-down. The news featur...

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29.04.2018

HFC-32 NOW WIDELY INTRODUCED IN RESIDENTIAL AND COMMERCIAL AIR-CONDITIONING RANGES

The F-Gas Regulation 517/2014 requires new single split air-conditioning systems containing less than 3 kg of to have a refrigerant with less than 750 GWP from...

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28.04.2018

FLUOROCARBON BASED HEAT ENGINE FACILITY TO SUPPORT LOCAL FARMING AND GENERATE ELECTRICITY

A Norwegian producer of HFCs or HFO based heat engines and heat pumps is to install a pilot facility in Barbados operating an ORC (organic rankine cycle) to con...

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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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