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09.11.2018

NEW ON FLUOROCARBONS.ORG NOVEMBER 2018

NEW THE EFCTC RECORD KEEPING TOOL Can help your compliance with the F-Gas Regulation. The revised and updated EFCTC Log-book is available in several languages,...

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18.10.2018

EFCTC COMMENT ON IIR INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON THE APPLICATION OF HFO REFRIGERANTS

EFCTC members developed and now produce HFOs, and designed HFO/HFC blends having a range of properties making them suitable for various applications. The first...

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18.10.2018

HFO/HFC BLEND SELECTED FOR PORTABLE COLD STORES DUE TO TECHNICAL, ENVIRONMENTAL AND SAFETY REQUIREMENTS

R-454A, a HFO/HFC A2L refrigerant, with a GWP of 239, has been selected for European portable coldstores. Other refrigerants such as CO2, hydrocarbons or ammoni...

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18.10.2018

HFO POLYURETHANE FOAM SOLUTION DELIVERS IMPROVED THERMAL INSULATION AND WEIGHT REDUCTION

A new HFO polyurethane foam insulation solution for refrigerated cold-drink vending machines helps meet the more stringent Energy Star version 4.0 (USA energy c...

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18.10.2018

HFO BASED HIGH TEMPERATURE INDUSTRIAL HEAT PUMP BOOSTS WASTE HEAT UP TO 160°C

A high temperature heat pump, which works with HFO-1336mzz(Z) as refrigerant can generate heat up to 160°C from waste heat and other low-temperature heat sourc...

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18.10.2018

DISTRICT COOLING PLANT EXPANDED USING HFO BASED CENTRIFUGAL CHILLERS

The expansion of Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) district cooling plant has been achieved by the installation of six centrifugal chillers which used...

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18.10.2018

IN BRIEF: SAFETY PROPERTIES OF REFRIGERANTS TOXICITY AND FLAMMABILITY

HVAC standards, such as EN-378, use refrigerant flammability and toxicity properties safety properties to define refrigerant classifications and practical limit...

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27.08.2018

EFCTC COMMENT ON STUDY ON TFA IN RIVERS IN GERMANY AND RIVERS AS SOURCE OF DRINKING WATER

A recent scientific paper describes a comprehensive study on the quantities of trifluoroacetate (TFA) found in major rivers across Germany. Following this stud...

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26.08.2018

2017 : HFCs CONTRIBUTE UNDER 1.0% TO ATMOSPHERIC GREENHOUSE GASES

The US NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) has released its 2017 update of the AGGI (Annual Greenhouse Gas Index), which follows the evolutio...

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