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02 February 2021 News

EFCTC POSITION FOR THE PUBLIC CONSULTATION ON THE REVIEW OF THE F-GAS REGULATION

In response to the public consultation on the F-gas Regulation, EFCTC commented that the structure of the F-Gas Regulation works in its current format as it provides the market flexibility to make app...
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01 February 2021 News

THE F-GAS REGULATION IS DELIVERING CHANGE, BUT ILLEGAL TRADE IS SLOWING PROGRESS

For the latest data available in the latest EEA report, in 2019 HFC-32, HFOs and HCFOs accounted for about 43% of the reported total supply of HFCs/HFOs/HCFOs as metric tonnes, this is an increased sh...
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31 January 2021 News

ILLEGAL TRADE ROUND-UP FEBRUARY 2021

In this round-up: European Commission publishes a report on the functioning of the EU-wide quota system for hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) with a section on illegal trade; EFCTC press release on cuts in HF...
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30 January 2021 News

DELIVERING ENERGY SAVINGS WITH HFC AND HFO CHILLERS

An award-winning data centre modernisation transformed the cooling efficiency by installing variable speed oil-free centrifugal chillers, compatible with HFO and HFO based refrigerants. An HFC-32 Heat...
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29 January 2021 News

IN BRIEF: FOCUS ON FEEDSTOCKS USED TO MAKE PRODUCTS HAVING MAJOR SOCIETAL VALUE

In response to the European Commission public consultation on the ODS Regulation, EFCTC submitted detailed comments on a range of issues including the important use of Ozone Depleting Substances (ODS)...
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28 January 2021 News

NEW ON OUR SITE – FEBRUARY 2021

Cefic: Check out our industry's response to COVID-19. EFCTC is a sector group of Cefic....
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08 December 2020 News

BRIEF REVIEW OF POSITIVE DEVELOPMENTS RELATING TO FLUOROCARBONS IN 2020

EFCTC News Tim Vink, our EFCTC vice-chairman, will be taking a well-earned retirement from Honeywell at the end of 2020. Tim has been EFCTC vice-chairman for nearly 20 years, has taken the lead on co...
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16 November 2020 News

NEW EFCTC WEBSITES DESIGNED TO INFORM AND MAKE RELEVANT INFORMATION QUICKLY ACCESSIBLE

The new EFCTC fluorocarbons.org website provides a wealth of information on the uses, properties environmental effects and relevant regulations for HFCs, HFOs and HCFOs. Every page has been updated an...
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15 November 2020 News

PRIORITY MUST BE GIVEN TO ENERGY EFFICIENCY DURING F-GAS REVIEW

The International Institute of Refrigeration (IIR) has consulted its council and members about the F-gas Regulation review. They all consider that the F-gas regulation is a major success and that the...
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14 November 2020 News

EFCTC POSITION PAPER ON HCFOs SUBMITTED AS PART OF ODS REGULATION REVIEW PUBLIC CONSULTATION

In response to the European Commission public consultation on the ODS Regulation, EFCTC submitted detailed comments on a range of issues including the important use of ODS as feedstock and an EFCTC po...
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13 November 2020 News

ORGANIC RANKINE CYCLE MACHINES USING HCFO-1233zd(E) INSTALLED AT GEOTHERMAL SITES AS PART OF MEET HORIZON 2020 PROJECT

Demonstration small scale Organic Rankine Cycle (ORC) machines have been installed at geothermal sites in Vermillion/ France, Soultz-sous-Forets/ France and at Grásteinn Farm in Iceland. The ORC modu...
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12 November 2020 News

ILLEGAL TRADE ROUND-UP NOVEMBER 2020

In this round-up: #SayNoToIllegalHFCs via a pledge to put a stop to the illegal trade in HFCs; Amended German Chemical Act combating illegal trade in fluorinated greenhouse gases notified to the Europ...
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11 November 2020 News

SPOTLIGHT ON REFRIGERANT RECOVERY, RECLAMATION AND DESTRUCTION

Avoiding refrigerant emissions and reusing refrigerant, where practical, contributes to the circular economy. Most re-use activity occurs when refrigerant is recycled locally by the servicing engineer...
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10 November 2020 News

IN BRIEF: ACTIVE AIR TRANSPORT CONTAINERS FOR INCREASED VACCINE DISTRIBUTION

The cold chain is gearing up, using active air freight containers, to meet the expected increased shipping needs of the healthcare and aviation industries when a COVID-19 vaccine is approved. Typicall...
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09 November 2020 News

NEW ON FLUOROCARBONS.ORG NOVEMBER 2020

Cefic: Check out our industry's response to COVID-19. EFCTC is a sector group of Cefic.  ...
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13 October 2020 News

HFC-245fa AND HCFO-1233zd(E) CONTRIBUTE TO CLEAN TECHNOLOGIES DEVELOPED BY HORIZON 2020

Clean technologies developed by Horizon 2020 funded projects for reducing the impact of energy intensive industrial processes are helping Europe to transform into a sustainable, competitive economy an...
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12 October 2020 News

ILLEGAL TRADE ROUND-UP -FOCUS ON STAKEHOLDERS’ FEEDBACK TO F-GAS ROADMAP

Illegal trade was raised by about 18 stakeholders in their feedback to the Commission on Fluorinated greenhouse gases – review of EU rules (2015-20). The main themes raised are: Circumventing t...
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11 October 2020 News

NEW R-513A REFRIGERATION SYSTEM FOR RELIABLE PROCESSES AND ECONOMICAL COOLING

The production of precision parts requires tightly controlled process conditions and refrigeration technology plays an essential role as it ensures consistent parameters and a high level of process re...
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10 October 2020 News

R-455A PREFERRED TO CO2 FOR NEW CONDENSING UNITS IN MEDITERRANEAN REGION

Efficiency at the usual operating temperatures resulted in a decision not to use CO2 for condensing units even though the company had invested heavily in CO2 (R-744) technology in the past. The compan...
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09 October 2020 News

DANISH HOTEL USES REFRIGERATION SYSTEMS AND COMPRESSORS DESIGNED FOR R-449A AND R-513A

A Danish hotel, which is part of Project Zero and a demonstration venue for the unique clean-tech expertise of the Sønderborg area. Ambitious sustainability goals have been set out since it was initi...
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08 October 2020 News

IN BRIEF: EMISSIONS FROM USE OF FLUOROCARBONS AS FEEDSTOCK

Ozone Regulation 1005/2009 requires users of ozone depleting substances as feedstock to report the quantities used, their processes and emissions. According to the recent EEA Briefing Paper, in 2019,...
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07 October 2020 News

NEW ON OUR SITE OCTOBER 2020

Cefic: Check out our industry's response to COVID-19. EFCTC is a sector group of Cefic....
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01 September 2020 News

Cefic: Check Out Our Industry’s Response To COVID-19

EFCTC is a sector group of Cefic. The European chemical industry has been playing an essential role during the COVID-19 crisis....
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31 August 2020 News

PFAS CALL FOR EVIDENCE: EFCTC SUBMITS COMPREHENSIVE INFORMATION PACKAGE ABOUT HFCs AND HFOs

The EFCTC submission to the call for evidence on Per- and Poly Fluorinated Alkyl Substances (PFASs) provides a comprehensive package of information that builds on the EFCTC position paper “Per- and...
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