This will mainly affect the use of:
HFC 134a as a refrigerant
HFCs 245fa and 365mfc as foam blowing agents
F gases with global warming potentials of more than 150 will also be banned in central pack systems with a rated cooling capacity of 40 kW or more.
Central pack systems involve several refrigerated display cases connected to a central refrigeration system located in a plant room, or outdoors.
This ban only applies to refrigeration systems used in commercial settings, like convenience stores and supermarkets. It doesn’t apply to refrigeration systems used in industry, eg in chemical processes.
For primary circuits in cascade systems, this ban will only apply to F gaseswith global warming potentials above 1,500.
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