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see under chlorofluorocarbonschlorofluorocarbons
(CFCs), organic compounds that contain carbon, chlorine, and fluorine atoms. CFCs are highly effective refrigerants that were developed in response to the pressing need to eliminate toxic and flammable substances, such as sulfur dioxide and ammonia, in
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He urged the industrialists to join the government's efforts and play their active part in phasing out the environmentally harmful hydrochlorofluorocarbons in order to protect this planet.
The task force is being established in recognition of the challenges faced by the current phaseout of hydrochlorofluorocarbons (HCFCs) under the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer (Montreal Protocol).
Freons are the odorless, colorless, non-flammable, and non-corrosive chlorofluorocarbon (CFC) and hydrochlorofluorocarbon (HCFC) refrigerants which are used in air conditioning and refrigeration systems.
Japan's many CDM projects include the destruction of hydrochlorofluorocarbons (HFCs) and other greenhouse chemicals, methane gas capture from Brazilian landfills and Chinese coal mines, and biomass (such as electric power generation from rice husks in Thailand).
Keeping food cold but easily accessible is a resource-intensive undertaking, involving electricity, compressor motors, and insulation, as well as gases such as hydrochlorofluorocarbons and hydrofluorocarbons, which contribute to ozone depletion and the greenhouse effect.
in consultation with foam manufacturers who need to change their formulations to accommodate the alternative blowing agents that are replacing hydrochlorofluorocarbons (HCFCs).
The product features ACUltra Technology, a new generation of environmentally friendly HCFC-free polyiso insulation--which replaces hydrochlorofluorocarbons making it safer for the environment.
Although chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) are no longer used by the insulation industry, closed-cell materials are typically blown into place with hydrochlorofluorocarbons (HCFCs), which are also ozone destroying.
The ongoing global phaseout of chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs), and subsequently hydrochlorofluorocarbons (HCFCs), used as the refrigerant in most systems has led manufacturers to seek out new refrigerants.
When it became known that chlorofluorocarbons and hydrochlorofluorocarbons in refrigerants were contributing to depletion of the earth's protective ozone layer, NIST began a program (funded by the Department of Energy's Office of Basic Energy Sciences and Office of Building Technologies) to measure the properties of their replacements.
Several years ago, scientists realized that gases known as hydrochlorofluorocarbons and hydrofluorocarbons, which have replaced ozone-destroying CFCs in many products, break down in the atmosphere to form TFA.
and Cleburne, Texas -- released chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) and hydrochlorofluorocarbons (HCFCs) into the atmosphere.