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Hydrocarbons as refrigerants in air conditioning

Presentation of several initiatives to develop the use of hydrocarbon refrigerants – especially propane – in air conditioning in India, Indonesia, Ghana, Costa Rica and the Philippines.


According to IEA estimates (1), space cooling accounted for around 10% of total electricity demand worldwide in 2016. According to the business as usual scenario, the energy demand from air conditioners (ACs) will more than triple by 2050. Split-type air ACs...

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