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  • Refrigerant contamination

    In its "White Paper: Reports of R134a Contaminated with R40 and Other Refrigerants”, AHRI suggests that in addition to R40 and R22, R142b, R152a, and R12 have also been found mixed with R134a in newly filled refrigerant cylinders marked as...

    • Publication date : 2013/06/18
  • HCFC consumption and production in developing countries

    Recent data on the HCFC production and consumption of developing countries were submitted to the Committee of the Multilateral Fund for the Implementation of the Montreal Protocol.

    • Publication date : 2018/03/27
    • Subjects: Developing country
  • US

    The US food industry's preparation to R-22 phase-out was one of the issues addressed at the 27th annual Food Marketing Institute Energy Conference in Phoenix, US, in September 2006. At least 70% of US commercial refrigerating systems still use...

    • Publication date : 2007/02/12
  • Morocco gets involved in the fight against HCFCs

    In early June 2012, the Moroccan Ministry of Industry, Commerce and New Technologies and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) held a workshop to launch a National Plan governing HCFC phase-out in Morocco. The plan...

    • Publication date : 2012/08/23
    • Subjects: Regulation
  • R1234yf as a working fluid in Organic Rankine Cycle systems

    A recent review article presented the use of HFO R1234yf and its mixtures in Organic Rankine Cycle (ORC) systems, namely in applications for waste heat recovery from internal...

    • Publication date : 2021/09/07
    • Subjects: Technology
  • The US Environmental Protection Agency

    - The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) made available to the public for comment information concerning the current and projected use of HCFC-22 and HCFC-142b. EPA foresees using this information in the future when developing regulations....

    • Publication date : 2006/01/28
  • Fake refrigerants cause havoc

    A series of reefer explosions could have been caused by impure refrigerants

    • Publication date : 2012/03/19
  • Briefs: NOAA Greenhouse Gas Index

    Researchers at the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) developed what they call a "scientifically unambiguous" index, that they say will allow them to track changes in the gases that contribute the most to the warming...

    • Publication date : 2009/02/24
  • The HCFC phase-out challenge

    - The Montreal Protocol (MP) is unanimously considered as a resounding success of the international community. As of 2006, according to UNEP, the 191 Parties which have ratified the MP have reduced their consumption of ozone-depleting...

    • Publication date : 2008/02/12
  • New decisions on environmental issues

    Environmental issues will certainly continue to be the main driver of evolution in the refrigeration sector in the coming decades. Newsletter No. 37 mentioned new orientations decided during the latest United Nations conferences on the ozone layer...

    • Publication date : 2009/05/18