Fluorocarbons (CFCs, HCFCs, HFCs) and global warming.

Author(s) : BILLIARD F.

Type of article: Periodical article, Review


The purpose of the article is to review the global warming effect of these fluorocarbons, particularly in refrigeration and air conditioning applications, which in 1995 encountered for 57.3% of fluorocarbon sales. The article gives details on figures, reasoning and policies adopted by the IIR and summarized in the 12th informatory note (see reference 98-0814 in this Bulletin).

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Fluorocarbons (CFCs, HCFCs, HFCs) and global warming - English version

Pages: 2-11 (5 p.)



Fluorocarbures (CFC, HCFC, HFC) et effet de serre - French version

Pages: 5-11




  • Original title: Fluorocarbons (CFCs, HCFCs, HFCs) and global warming.
  • Record ID : 1998-0813
  • Languages: French
  • Subject: Environment, General information, HFCs alternatives
  • Source: Bull. IIF-IIR - vol. 77 - n. 6
  • Publication date: 1997
  • Document available for consultation in the library of the IIR headquarters only.


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