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 (hī′drə-klôr′ə-flo͝or′ə-kär′bən, -flôr′-)
n. Abbr. HCFC
Any of a group of organic compounds that contain carbon, chlorine, fluorine, and hydrogen, used as refrigerants and in other products in place of chlorofluorocarbons.
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Noun1.hydrochlorofluorocarbon - a fluorocarbon that is replacing chlorofluorocarbon as a refrigerant and propellant in aerosol cans; considered to be somewhat less destructive to the atmosphere
CFC, chlorofluorocarbon - a fluorocarbon with chlorine; formerly used as a refrigerant and as a propellant in aerosol cans; "the chlorine in CFCs causes depletion of atmospheric ozone"
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This strategic partnership with UN Environment allows us to support the Middle East region's push to phase out ozone-depleting substances, like hydrochlorofluorocarbons (HCFCs), as well as high-global-warming-potential (high-GWP) substances such as hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) through the use of low-global warming alternative solutions such as hydrofluoro-olefins (HFOs).
Among the issues the parties will consider are: the funding level for the replenishment of the Multilateral Fund for the Implementation of the Montreal Protocol for the 2018 to 2020 triennium to support developing countries in their efforts to continue the phase-out of ozone-depleting hydrochlorofluorocarbons (HCFCs) and to initiate enabling activities for the phase-down of HFCs.
They stressed that getting rid of the 13 different ozone depleting substances (ODSs) including hydrochlorofluorocarbons (HCFC) and Chlorofluorocarbons (CFC) is inevitable to protect the ozone layer or ozone shield, which protects all sorts of the life on earth and environment from adverse impacts of ultraviolet (UV) rays or radiation of the Sun.
Hudson said that ARI's HFC distribution business will favourably position Hudson as the industry shifts from Hydrochlorofluorocarbons (HCFCs) to Hydrofluorocarbons.
Environmental scientists, engineers, and other researchers from around the world discuss climate-change impact potentials as an alternative to global warming potentials; addressing climate change by reducing the carbon footprint; other greenhouse gases, including atmospheric ozone and methane, hydrofluoroolefins, hydrochlorofluorocarbons, and nitrous oxide; and fossil fuel alternatives, such as electricity with rapeseed and a wind-solar-battery hybrid power system.
The cyber licensing system is in compliance with the Hydrochlorofluorocarbons (HCFCs) Phase-out Management Plan (HPMP).
She noted that there is cooperation between Kuwait's Environment Public Authority and the organization to gradually eradicate of Hydrochlorofluorocarbons (HCFCs) until 2018.
In January this year, he said, Pakistan had achieved the 10 percent reduction target of Hydrochlorofluorocarbons (HCFCs).
The report, titled, 'Foam Blowing Agents (Hydrocarbons (HC), Hydrofluorocarbons (HFC), Hydrochlorofluorocarbons (HCFC) and Others) Market for Polyurethane Foams, Polystyrene Foams, Polyolefin Foams and Other Applications - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends', has been published by Transparency Market Research.
The EPA has issued a new rule that puts tight restrictions on the production of hydrochlorofluorocarbons (HCFCs) and is scheduled to take effect on Jan.
The goals are: Expand the use of renewable energy; phase out ozone depleting and global warming potential hydrochlorofluorocarbons including R-22 as refrigerants; reduce greenhouse gas emission levels; optimise energy consumption so every saleable tonne of product is attained within the target level of energy consumption; reduce water consumption; achieve zero lost time accidents and achieve zero cases of non-compliance with
The Montreal Protocol of 1986 initiated a global plan to phase-out chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs), which are found in aerosols, and hydrochlorofluorocarbons (HCFCs).