So much for ODP: Here comes GWP
- Report: Some `endangered' chemicals are not `dangerous.' // Engineered Systems;Jan1998, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p28
Provides information about the issues discussed in the 1997 Global Warming Summit in Kyoto, Japan. Argument about the retention of HCFC-123 as chlorofluorocarbon (CFC) replacement; Chemicals containing iodine that have short atmospheric lifetimes; Use of HCFC-123 as refrigerant.
- European Talk Continues to Question Future of HFCs. Powell, Peter // Air Conditioning Heating & Refrigeration News;6/5/2000, Vol. 210 Issue 6, p36
Reports concerns over the environmental effects of HFC refrigerants in United States. Proposal from European countries to phase out the use of HFC refrigerants; Promotion of HFC as a substitute for CFC and HCFC; Manifestation of the global warming potential of HFC.
- Report gives HFCs thumbs up. Mahoney // Air Conditioning Heating & Refrigeration News;10/25/99, Vol. 208 Issue 8, p1
Reports on a study by the Alliance for Responsible Atmospheric Policy which suggests that hydrofluorocarbon refrigerants have only minimal impact on global warming. Energy savings from the use of HFC refrigerants in different applications; HFC as replacements for chlorofluorocarbons. INSET:...
- AHRI Releases Low-GWP AREP. // Air Conditioning Heating & Refrigeration News;10/8/2012, Vol. 247 Issue 6, p7
The article reports on the interim report from the Air-conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) regarding its Low Global Warming Potential Alternative Refrigerants Evaluation Program (Low-GWP AREP), which provides update on the status of the program.
- If global warming is a big problem, would someone tell the weatherman? Everham, Bill // Contractor Magazine;Mar1995, Vol. 42 Issue 3, p54
Focuses on ozone-friendly refrigerants. Global warming; Press release during the ASHRAE show disputing the notion that people are responsible for global warming; Accu-Weather report blaming rising global temperature for global warming.
- Cooling-off period. Ord, David // ICIS Chemical Business;6/15/2009, Vol. 275 Issue 24, p22
The article focuses on the development of alternatives to the hydro fluorocarbon (HFC) refrigerants in automobiles following a ban on their use by the European Union (EU) in 2006. The EU directive means that new vehicles on sale in Europe must use refrigerants with a global warming potential...
- Help Industry Make Progress by Sharing Data. GARRY, MICHAEL // SN: Supermarket News;10/8/2012, Vol. 60 Issue 41/42, p10
The article reports that measurement is a powerful tool in controlling energy consumption, limiting refrigeration leaks, and diverting more waste from landfills. The Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) has conducted a survey asking the major food retailers about their use of refrigerants....
- When no message is the wrong message. Everitt, Neil // ACR News: Air Conditioning & Refrigeration News;Nov2011, Vol. 28 Issue 2, p13
The author discusses the environmental issue affecting the air conditioning and refrigeration (ACR) industry in Great Britain. He comments on the failure of the British Environment Agency to prosecute copper metal theft with the same penalty with those caught releasing deliberately any...
- POWELL'S PONDERINGS: Why We Say What We Say. // Air Conditioning Heating & Refrigeration News;6/8/2009, Vol. 237 Issue 6, p22
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