Fluorocarbons & Sulphur Hexafluoride: List of Air conditioning – Stationary applications

The following table summarizes the various types of air-conditioning equipment, and the HFCs used in each application.

Air-conditioning applicationShort descrtiptionTypical HFCs used
Window Mounted in a window opening R 410A, R 134a
Portables Monoblock air-conditioners, not requiring a special mounting R 407C, R 410A, R 134a
Split Systems Single outer and inner blocks connected by pipes along which refrigerant is circulating R 407C, R 410A
Multi-split Systems Several inner blocks connected to one outer block - connected by pipes along which refrigerant is circulating R 407C, R 410A
VRF Variable refrigerant flow (or volume).Multizone systems of air-conditioning R 407C
Roof Top Most common cooling equipment for smaller commercial buildings R 407C, R 410A
Heat pumps Moving heat from inside to outside a building R 407C, R 410A
Close Control Applications where high precision air conditioning is essential R 407C, R 410A
Air cooled chillers Supplying chilled water to large office and commercial buildings. Used if no cooling water available R 407C, R 134a, R 404A, R 507
Water cooled chillers Supplying chilled water to large office and commercial buildings. More efficient than air-cooled R 407C, R 410A, R 134a, R 404A, R 507

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