Refrigerants Beyond 1995 - An Overview

Show simple item record Kamal, W. A. en_US
date.accessioned 2009-11-25T13:05:43Z en_US
date.available 2009-11-25T13:05:43Z en_US
date.issued 1994 en_US
identifier.citation Engineering Journal of Qatar University, 1994, Vol. 7, Pages 173-200. en_US
identifier.uri en_US
description.abstract The count down has started. Less than 400 days, that is all the time left till the complete phase-out of CFC production. No more refrigerants R-l 1, R-12 or R-500 will be produced worldwide. With our extreme dependence - in the Gulf area - on air conditioning and refrigeration, and with billions of Riyals invested in existing equipment (in particular central chillers, cold stores as well as domestic fridges, freezers and air conditioners), the question is: have we prepared ourselves for the disappearance of our most common refrigerants? This paper traces the story of CFCs, their effects on the environment, the protocol mandating their phasing-out and assesses their substitutes. It highlights the need of every responsible engineer to plan a refrigerant-strategy for his refrigeration and air conditioning equipment TODAY. en_US
language.iso en en_US
publisher Qatar University en_US
subject Engineering: Operations & Management en_US
title Refrigerants Beyond 1995 - An Overview en_US
type Article en_US
identifier.pagination 173-200 en_US
identifier.volume 7 en_US

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