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HFCs, HFOs, HCFOs

What are they, what makes them different, where and why are they used?

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All you need to know about EFCTC’s RMOA on F-gases

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“Refrigerant answers

Everything you need to know about F-gases, HFOs and HFCs”

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Help Stop illegal imports of HFCs into the EU

Use the anonymous EFCTC action line to learn about, and report, illicit HFC activity.

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Learn about the black market for HFCs in Europe.

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www.stopillegalcooling.eu

F-GASES EXPLAINED

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Safety

Properties of HFCs, HFOs
and HCFOs

Montreal to Kigali

The road to HFOs and reducing environmental impact.

Climate change & Environment

Find out more on the environmental impact of HFCs and HFOs.

F-Gas Regulation review

What is the current legal framework and what is happening now?

The Ozone Regulation Review

The EU ‘Ozone Regulation’ – Regulation (EC) 1005/2009 on substances that deplete the ozone layer – provides the legal basis for the protection of the ozone layer within the European Union.

News & Press Releases

15 November 2022 News

UPCOMING EVENTS

(UPDATED) DECEMBER 1, 2022 – Beyond Refrigeration – Next Steps for the Future of Low Carbon RACHP – Birmingham, UK Beyond Refrigeration - Next Steps for the Future of Low Carbon RACHP (io...
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15 November 2022 News

HFCs and HFOs: large systems cooling people and warming fruit as it grows

HFC and HFO refrigerants are ideal for large scale systems due to their good balance of safety and performance properties. District heating and cooling can significantly improve energy efficiency and...
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14 November 2022 News

Low GWP A2L refrigerant R-455A selected for supermarket cold store in France

The selection of moderately flammable A2L refrigerant R-455A with a GWP of 146 for a French supermarket cold store helps ensure that the retailer meets the F-gas Regulation requirements to adopt lower...
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Position Papers

11 October 2022

Neuer Vorschlag der EU-Kommission zur Überarbeitung der F-Gas-Verordnung sieht einen schnelleren Ausstieg aus fluorierten Kältemitteln vor

Brüssel/ Nürnberg, 10. Oktober 2022 – In einer Zeit, in der sich Europa auf die Sicherung der Energieversorgung und auf eine beschleunigte Transformation hin zur Klimaneutralität konzentriert, ha...
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30 May 2022

SUPPORTING SUSTAINABLE AMBITION AND STRONGER ENFORCEMENT OF THE F-GAS REGULATION TO PROMOTE EUROPE’S TRANSITION TOWARDS DECARBONIZATION

The European FluoroCarbons Technical Committee (EFCTC), representing producers and suppliers of HFCs, HFOs and HCFOs, fully supports the objectives of the F-gas Regulation. Specifically, EFCTC recogni...
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19 January 2022

The case for a large natural source of TFA in the oceans is extremely strong, well- documented, and scientifically supported.

The large body of scientific data shows that anthropogenic sources are not responsible for the majority of TFA in the oceans. Click below to read the EFCTC Position paper. Should you have commen...
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Back to Basics Videos

The chemistry HFOs, HFCs & HCFOs as well as climate and evironment related questions can get very technical. Discover a range of videos and fact sheets that might help

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INFOGRAPHICS

The chemistry HFOs, HFCs & HCFOs as well as climate and evironment related questions can get very technical. Discover a range of infographics that might help

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Keep it cool

HFCs AND HFOs & ENERGY EFFICENCY

EPEE Count on Cooling

What makes a good refrigerant?

Generations of refrigerants

Transition to lower GWP refrigerants

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