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Flammability hazards of air conditioners using R290 (propane)

R290 (propane) attracts a lot of interest as a replacement refrigerant of high-GWP HFCs for household air conditioners, due to its negligible GWP, favourable system performance and relatively low cost. However, it raises some questions due to its flammability.
R290 (propane) attracts a lot of interest as a replacement refrigerant of high-GWP HFCs – mainly R410A – and HCFCs for household air conditioners, due to its negligible GWP, favourable system performance and relatively low cost. However, it raises some questions due to its flammability.

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