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I he refrigeration industry is currently faced with two

JL critical issues: the continuing rise in cooling related electric costs and the impact of environmental regulations on refrigerant production and usage. Three primary concerns driving the environmental issues are ozone depletion, global warming, and safety. The major regulatory drivers impacting the industry are:

• Reducing refrigerant emissions to the lowest allowable levels

• Increasing energy efficiency to the highest possible levels

This chapter provides an overview of commonly used refrigerants and current regulations related to safety and CFC phaseout. Possible retrofit alternatives are also discussed.

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