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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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31.05.2018

EFCTC COMMENT ON THE RECENT HFO REFRIGERANTS STUDY FOR NORWEGIAN ENVIRONMENTAL AGENCY

HFOs are being internationally recognised as very good refrigerants, foam blowing agents, solvents and aerosol propellants due to their good balance of safety a...

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30.05.2018

FLUOROCARBON REFRIGERANT SYSTEM TO REPLACE AMMONIA FOLLOWING TRAGIC INCIDENT AT ICE RINK

The city of Fernie, B.C. Canada has announced that a new refrigeration system for ice production using a fluorocarbon refrigerant thought to be a HFO/HFC blend...

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29.05.2018

CHILLER RANGE AVAILABLE WITH HFC, HFC/HFO-AZEOTROPE OR HFO REFRIGERANT

A complete chiller range can now use non-flammable HFC/HFO azeotrope R-513A as an alternative to HFC-134a. The GWP of 631 is less than half that of HFC-134a and...

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28.05.2018

IN BRIEF – JUNE 2018

The very short atmospheric lifetimes (days) means that HFOs do not accumulate in the atmosphere and result in very low global warming potentials (GWPs) (<10,...

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