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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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25.08.2018

EFCTC COMMENT ON TRAJECTORIES OF THE EARTH SYSTEM IN THE ANTHROPOCENE AND HFC PHASE-DOWN

The recent study, Trajectories of the Earth System in the Anthropocene, widely reported as ‘Hothouse Earth’ emphasises the need to reduce Greenhouse gas emi...

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24.08.2018

EU SATELLITE RELEASES FIRST DATA ON AIR POLLUTANTS: US EPA EXEMPTS HFO-1336mzz(Z) FROM VOLATILE ORGANIC COMPOUND (VOC) REGULATION

The first data on air pollutants from the Copernicus Sentinel-5P satellite have been released. These first maps show a range of trace gases that affect air qual...

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23.08.2018

CHILLING PROSPECTS: PROVIDING SUSTAINABLE COOLING FOR ALL

The new “Chilling Prospects: Providing Sustainable Cooling for All” report outlines recommendations on how to increase access to affordable and sustainable...

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