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30 April 2016 News

HBFO-1233XFB AS A FIRE EXTINGUISHER AGENT

A new fluoro-olefin, HBFO-1233xfB, has been proposed by the US EPA as a drop-in replacement for Halon 1211 Fire extinguishing agent on aircrafts, based on its calculated GWP of 0.23-0.26.
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29 April 2016 News

SF6 GAS ANALYSER HELPING ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT MAINTENANCE, AVOIDING UNNECESSARY EMISSIONS

An SF6 gas analyser has been designed to test SF6 in electrical equipment without service disruption. 
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28 April 2016 News

NEW ON FLUOROCARBONS.ORG MAY 2016

Updated Factsheet Nr 8 “Trifluoroacetic Acid and Hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) or Hydrofluoro-olefines (HFOs)" A new format for a comprehensive Special Newsletter “Understanding TFA” EPEE Video : The EU F-Gas Phasedown NEW BROCK & OLLIE VIDEO “The Revised F-Gas Regulation: What does it mean?” NEW ON FIGAROOFollowing the entry into force of the F-Gas Regulation (EU) No 517/2014, an updated Figaroo section will be available soon LOG-BOOK : UPDATED LOG-BOOK DOWNLOAD ON OUR SITE      
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01 April 2016 News

R-410A TO REPLACE HCFC-22 IN A REFRIGERATION UNIT FOR A BRITISH LPG SITE

A LPG site refrigeration system using HCFC-22 – under a British government temporary exemption to the EU service ban for HCFC-22 - has recently been converted to the refrigerant R-410A.
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31 March 2016 News

HFC-245FA ORGANIC RANKINE CYCLE PROJECT FOR A SILICON PRODUCTION FURNACE FUNDED BY THE FRENCH ADEME

A HFC-245fa Organic Rankine Cycle (ORC) project for a 3 MW module to be installed on a silicion production furnace has been selected to be funded by the French Energy and Environment Agency ADEME.
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30 March 2016 News

R-410A FOR A LARGE GROUND SOURCE PROJECT IN THE UK

R-410A Chillers were installed in what is assumed to be the largest open loop ground source project of its kind in the UK.
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29 March 2016 News

FRENCH STUDY ON REFRIGERANT CONTAINMENT

A French study, based on a literature review and a questionnaire sent to stakeholders, has been conducted to investigate the containment for refrigeration plants.
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28 March 2016 News

NEW ON FLUOROCARBONS.ORG APRIL 2016

Updated Factsheet Nr 8 “Trifluoroacetic Acid and Hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) or Hydrofluoro-olefines (HFOs)" EPEE Video : The EU F-Gas Phasedown NEW BROCK & OLLIE VIDEO “The Revised F-Gas Regulation: What does it mean?” NEW ON FIGAROOFollowing the entry into force of the F-Gas Regulation (EU) No 517/2014, an updated Figaroo section will be available soon LOG-BOOK : UPDATED LOG-BOOK DOWNLOAD ON OUR SITE NEW IN OUR LIBRARYImplementing Regulations to the F-Gas Regulation EC 517 (2014)    
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01 March 2016 News

THE IMPORTANCE OF REFRIGERATION TO REDUCE GLOBAL FOOD WASTE

The second Global Cold Chain Summit took place in Singapore in December 2015 and highlighted the challenge to reduce global food wastage, where refrigeration plays a major role.
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29 February 2016 News

ENERGY EFFICIENT HFO/CO2 CASCADE FOR AN ITALIAN SUPERMARKET

An Italian supermarket has installed a HFO-1234ze/CO2 cascade system with heat recovery which is saving about 35 % energy in comparison with conventional installations.
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28 February 2016 News

HFC-134A FOR BRITISH ICE RINK COOLING SYSTEMS

A British company specialized in ice rink cooling systems is using HFC-134a semi-hermetic compressors with variable speed operation for optimum energy efficiency.
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27 February 2016 News

HFO-1234ZE REFRIGERATION UNITS FOR A FRENCH COLD ROOM STORAGE

Two HFO-1234ze units have been installed at a French fruit producers to replace HCFC-22 for the cooling of 1,400 m3 cold rooms, each storing around 300 tonnes of apples at +1°C.
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26 February 2016 News

NEW ON FLUOROCARBONS.ORG MARCH 2016

Updated Factsheet Nr 8 “Trifluoroacetic Acid and Hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) or Hydrofluoro-olefines (HFOs)."A new format for a comprehensive Special Newsletter “Understanding TFA.” EPEE Video : The EU F-Gas Phasedown. NEW BROCK & OLLIE VIDEO “The Revised F-Gas Regulation: What does it mean?" NEW ON FIGAROO. LOG-BOOK : UPDATED LOG-BOOK DOWNLOAD ON OUR SITE. NEW IN OUR LIBRARY.
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01 February 2016 News

LOW GWP HFOs AND HFCs REFRIGERANT BLENDS SUBSTITUTES TO HIGH GWP HFCs

As a consequence of the F-Gas Regulation provisions regarding the HFC phase-down and the equipment use restrictions, producers and equipment manufacturers have worked to introduce a number of lower GWP alternatives, by blending HFCs with HFO-1234yf or HFO-1234ze. Blends compositions have to be fine tuned in order to meet technical and energy efficiency performances expected for each kind of application.  
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31 January 2016 News

HFC-245FA FOR A LARGE FRENCH ORC GEOTHERMAL PLANT PROJECT

A French geothermal energy project called FONGEOSEC will use HFC-245fa based ORC (Organic Rankine Cycle) technology to produce 5.5 MW from deep high temperature geothermal wells.
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30 January 2016 News

COMMISSION RELEASES FOUR F-GAS REGULATION IMPLEMENTING REGULATIONS

The EU Commission has published in November 2015 four new implementing Regulations to the F-Gas Regulation EC 517 (2014) relevant to air conditioning, refrigeration, heat pump and electrical equipment sectors
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29 January 2016 News

COMPUTER RADIOGRAPHY FOR THE LEAKAGE CONTROL OF HIGH VOLTAGE SWITCHGEARS

An X-Ray technique called Computer radiography has been developed in order to inspect High Voltage switchgears.
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28 January 2016 News

NEW ON FLUOROCARBONS.ORG FEBRUARY 2016

EFCTC Press Release: EFCTC Highlights Importance of Timely F-Gas Verification A new format for an INTERMEDIATE NEWSLETTER: “Understanding TFA”comprehensive special Factsheet on TFA  EPEE Video : The EU F-Gas Phasedown NEW BROCK & OLLIE VIDEO “The Revised F-Gas Regulation: What does it mean?” NEW ON FIGAROO LOG-BOOK : UPDATED LOG-BOOK DOWNLOAD ON OUR SITE UPDATE OF THE F-GAS REGULATION PAGE: EUROPEAN COMMISSION: Implementing Regulations to the F-Gas Regulation EC 517 (2014).
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01 December 2015 News

US AHRI NEW PROJECT TO EVALUATE IGNITION ENERGY POTENTIAL OF 2L REFRIGERANTS

The U.S. Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) has launched a new research project to evaluate the energy produced by potential ignition sources in residential applications compared to the minimum ignition energies of A2L refrigerants.
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30 November 2015 News

INNOVATIVE HFC-134A/CO2 CASCADE FOR A FRENCH COLD STORE

A French cold store has invested in an innovative HFC-134a/CO2 cascade refrigeration unit with a flooded evaporator/condenser.
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29 November 2015 News

HFC BASED HYBRID CHILLER FOR A BRITISH COLLEGE CENTRE

A new type of HFC-134a based hybrid chiller heat pump has been selected to provide simultaneously heating and cooling for the Kingston College's new Creative Industries Centre in London.  
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28 November 2015 News

ANTARCTIC OZONE HOLE 2015 LARGER THAN THE AVERAGE BECAUSE OF VERY LOW STRATOSPHERIC TEMPERATURES

The size of the 2015 Antarctic Ozone Hole was the third largest on record in the 1991-2014 period, and lasted an extra two weeks in October.  
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27 November 2015 News

NEW ON FLUOROCARBONS.ORG DECEMBER 2015

EFCTC Press release : EFCTC welcomes the agreement at the 27th Meeting of the Parties in Dubai to work towards an HFC amendment in 2016 EPEE Video : The EU F-Gas Phasedown NEW BROCK & OLLIE VIDEO “The Revised F-Gas Regulation: What does it mean?” NEW ON FIGAROO LOG-BOOK : UPDATED LOG-BOOK DOWNLOAD ON OUR SITE    
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01 November 2015 News

HFO-1233ZDE BLOWING AGENT FOR POLYURETHANE FOAMS WINNER OF THE PU INNOVATION AWARD

Having already been successfully introduced as blowing agent in different insulating polyurethane foam applications, for instance in Cold Storage Rooms or in Spray foams, HFO-1233zdE was named the winner of the 2015 Polyurethane Innovation Award by the American CPI (Center for the Polyurethanes Industry).
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