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03.03.2014

TRADING BETWEEN CO2 AND HFCS OR METHANE EMISSIONS REDUCTION STRATEGIES SHOULD BE DISCOURAGED

Having considered emission reduction strategies for CO2 and compared them with strategies for SLCP (note 1) a recent scientific paper concludes that the strat...

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02.03.2014

SAFETY FIRST WHEN CHOOSING A REFRIGERANT

As refrigerant use practices are constantly evolving, particularly to establish which refrigerants are suitable for which applications, EFCTC has published a...

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01.03.2014

HEAT PUMPS ENERGY USE REDUCTION IS KEY TO LOWERING THEIR TOTAL CLIMATE IMPACT

A Life Cycle Climate Performance (LCCP) study of three different Residential Heat Pumps models, comparing R410A, HFC-134a and HFO-1234yf, has shown that the d...

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28.02.2014

NEW HCFO WITH A HIGHER BOILING POINT PROPOSED AS POLYURETHANE BLOWING AGENT AND SOLVENT

HCFO-1233zdE, a chloro-fluorinated molecule (CHCl=CH-CF3 or trifluorochloropropene) has a boiling point of 18.6C, and has been developed to cover applications...

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27.02.2014

NEW ON FLUOROCARBONS.ORG – MARCH 2014

Update of the Page Major HFO molecules Update of the Page Events...

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01.02.2014

EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT/COUNCIL AGREEMENT ON THE REVISION OF THE F-GAS REGULATION

The final agreed text for the F-Gas Regulation review was approved by Member States Ambassadors on 17th December 2013. It will be sent to the Parliament and C...

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31.01.2014

MOST USED HFOS HAVE A GWP BELOW OR EQUAL TO CO2, ACCORDING TO IPCC NEW REPORT

Having reviewed the published scientific information, in particular the recent publication by Hodnebrog and al, IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change)...

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30.01.2014

SF6 INSULATED SUBSTATIONS HAVE A BETTER LIFE CYCLE IMPACT THAN AIR INSULATED ONES

Having evaluated the Life Cycle Characteristics (cost, reliability, environmental impact) of electrical substations, a recent study concludes that SF6 insulated...

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29.01.2014

NEW SUPERCRITICAL HFC-134A ORC SYSTEM WITH INCREASED ENERGY EFFICIENCY

A new two-stage supercritical HFC-134a ORC (Organic Rankine Cycle) technology has been demonstrated to be 15-20 % more efficient than commonly installed singl...

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