UNEP produces HCFc phase-out guides

UNEP has produced two guides to assist article 5 countries in their phase-out of HCFC refrigerants.

Article 5 countries were obliged to freeze baseline consumptions (2009–2010 average) by 1 January 2013 and achieve a 10% reduction in consumption by 1 January 2015.

Good Servicing Practices: Phasing out HCFCs in the Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning Servicing Sector, was developed to help National Ozone Units and training institutions create HCFC phase-out training sessions for refrigeration servicing technicians.

Its companion guide Phasing-out HCFCs in Small and Medium-sized Foam Enterprises is, as the title suggests, aimed at manufacturers currently using HCFCs in the refrigeration, air-conditioning and other foam sectors…

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