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09.07.2018

Study on TFA in rivers in Germany – unrelated to the breakdown of HFOs

A recent scientific paper by Scheurer and colleagues describes a comprehensive study on the quantities of trifluoroacetate found in major rivers across Germany...

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28.06.2018

EFCTC COMMENT ON THE UNEXPECTED INCREASE IN GLOBAL EMISSIONS OF OZONE-DEPLETING CFC-11

The Montreal Protocol has successfully phased out the legal production of CFCs worldwide. EFCTC shares the widespread concern that the emissions of CFC-11 repor...

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28.06.2018

EFCTC COMMENT ON CONTAINMENT LOWER GWP REFRIGERANTS AND ENERGY CONSUMPTION

The F-Gas Regulation and the Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol are contributing to the introduction of lower GWP refrigerants, including HFCs, HFC/HFO-b...

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27.06.2018

CHANNEL TUNNEL’S ENERGY USE 33% LOWER WITH NEW HCFO COOLING SYSTEM

The Channel Tunnel requires a cooling system due to heat generated by the high-speed trains. The large capacity chiller system using non-flammable HCFO-1233zd(E...

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26.06.2018

NEW HIGH EFFICIENCY HFC-32 CHILLER RANGE AVAILABLE FOR COOLING AND HEAT RECOVERY APPLICATIONS

A new HFC-32 air-cooled scroll chiller range has improved seasonal energy efficiency ratio (SEER) by 10% and reduced refrigerant GWP by 67% compared to the prev...

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25.06.2018

NEW R-449A SHIP CATERING REFRIGERATION UNITS REDUCE ENERGY CONSUMPTION BY 40%

A UK-based ferry company has replaced its R-404A catering refrigeration units reducing energy consumption by 40% compared to the replaced units. The new units u...

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24.06.2018

HFC-32 HYBRID VRF HEAT PUMP AIR CONDITIONING SYSTEM OFFERS ENHANCED EFFICIENCY

Hybrid VRF combines variable refrigerant flow and chiller technologies. It uses water throughout the majority of the pipework to transfer simultaneous heating a...

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23.06.2018

IN BRIEF GLOBAL MDI USE & PROPELLANT CO2e TRENDS

It is over 20 years since the introduction of HFC MDIs, and CFCs, first used for MDIs in 1956, are no longer used globally. Recently fluorocarbon propellants wi...

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22.06.2018

NEW ON FLUOROCARBONS.ORG JULY-AUGUST 2018

EFCTC COMMENT ON THE UNEXPECTED INCREASE IN GLOBAL EMISSIONS OF OZONE-DEPLETING CFC-11 Find the complete statement here. EXPLANATORY NOTE FOR JUNE IN BR...

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