IIR document

Fluorocarbons and global warming, 12th informatory note on fluorocarbons and refrigeration.

Type of article: Informatory note


Refrigeration and air-conditioning applications, which are the subject of this note, today account for 57% of total fluorocarbon sales. This 12th IIR informatory note reviews: the two families of fluorocarbons; inventories of emissions; what is the current global warming impact of the different greenhouse gases?; forecasts for 2020 and 2100; further improvements (containment, recovery, qualification, alternative technologies); direct and indirect effect and TEWI.

Available documents

Informatory Note - Fluorocarbons and global warming (English)

Pages: 12-16 (2 p.)



Note d'Information - Fluorocarbures et effet de serre (French)

Pages: 2