Fluorocarbons are used as feedstocks, as refrigerants, as solvents and as blowing agents for insulation plastic foams. The Sector Group’s main objective is to monitor the constantly changing legislation related to HFCs (hydrofluorocarbons), PFCs (perfluorinated carbons) and SF6 (sulphur hexafluoride), CFCs (chlorofluorocarbons), HCFCs (hydrochlorofluorocarbons), in the EU and at global level.Read more
Energy Networks Association (ENA) representing UK Power network operators is fighting an amendment from ENVI Committee Rapporteur Bas Eickhout which would not allow the use of SF6 in medium voltage switchgears after 2020.
A French supermarket has successfully installed a R407F-CO2 cascade refrigeration system to replace old cooling equipment running on HCFC-22, R408A or R404A.
An HFC based ORC (Organic Rankine Cycle) energy recovery system was selected for a cooperative pilot project to produce 1 MW from solar energy in Morocco.
Présentation de la réglementation applicable et à venir sur les fluides frigorigènes et les climatiseurs.
N. Vincent,Chargé de mission à l'Union Climatique de France