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 Factsheets and final reports for demonstration projects on low-global-warming-potential alternatives to HCFC technologies


Polyurethane (PU) foam (Baseline technology: HCFC-141b)

PROJECT  

COUNTRY

AGENCY

ALTERNATIVE TECHNOLOGY

LINKS

Methyl formate as blowing agent in the manufacturing of PU foam              

Brazil
Mexico

UNDP

Methyl formate

Factsheet
Final report

Methylal as blowing agent in the manufacturing of PU foam

Brazil
Mexico

UNDP

Methylal

Factsheet
Final report

Low-cost options for the use of hydrocarbons as foaming agent in the manufacturing of PU foam        

Egypt

UNDP

Cyclopentane, n-pentane

Factsheet
Final report
Complementary report

Super-critical CO2 in the manufacturing of sprayed PU rigid foam   

Colombia

Japan/UNDP

Super-critical CO2

Factsheet
Final report

Use of hydrofluoroolefins (HFO) for discontinuous panels in Article 5 Parties through the development of cost-effective formulations

Colombia

UNDP

HFO-1233zd(E) and HFO-1336mzz(Z) with CO2

Final report

Factsheet

Technical and economic advantages of the vacuum-assisted injection in discontinuous panels plant retrofitted from HCFC-141b to pentane

South Africa

UNIDO

Pentane
(vacuum assisted injection)

Final report

Foam system houses to formulate pre-blended polyol for spray PU foam applications using low-GWP blowing agents

Thailand

World Bank

HFO-1233zd(E) and
HFO-1336mzz(Z) with CO2

Final report

Factsheet

Low-cost pentane foaming technology in PU foam at small and medium-sized enterprises Morocco UNIDO Pentane Final report
Low-cost options for PU foam at very small users Egypt UNDP Methyl formate, methylal Final report
HFO as foam blowing agent in the spray PU Saudi Arabia UNIDO HFO-1233zd(E), HFO-1336mzz(Z) Final report

Extruded polystyrene (XPS) foam (Baseline technology: HCFC-22/HCFC-142b)

PROJECT  

COUNTRY

AGENCY

ALTERNATIVE TECHNOLOGY

LINKS

HFO-1234ze as a blowing agent in the manufacturing of XPS foam boardstock          

Turkey

UNDP

HFO-1234ze/DME

Factsheet
Final report

CO2/methyl formate co-blowing technology in the manufacturing of XPS foam

China

UNDP

CO2/methyl formate

Factsheet
Final report

Air-conditioning (AC) (Baseline technology: HCFC-22)

PROJECT  

COUNTRY

AGENCY

ALTERNATIVE TECHNOLOGY

LINKS

HFC-32 as a refrigerant in commercial air-source chillers/heat pumps  

China

UNDP

HFC-32

Factsheet
Final report

Conversion of room AC compressor manufacturing from HCFC-22 to
R-290                       

China

UNIDO

Propane (R-290)

Factsheet
Final report

Conversion of HCFC-22 to R-290 in room AC manufacturing

China

UNIDO

Propane (R-290)

Factsheet
Final report

Promoting Low-GWP Refrigerants for AC Sectors in High-Ambient Temperature Countries (PRAHA)

Bahrain, Iraq, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates

UNEP, UNIDO

Several

Final report

HCFC-22 phase-out in the manufacturing of commercial AC equipment

Colombia

UNDP

R-290

Factsheet
Final report

Developing window and packaged air-conditioners using lower-GWP refrigerant

Saudi Arabia

World Bank

HFC-32 and R-290

Factsheet
Final report

Promoting refrigerant alternatives for high-ambient-temperature countries (PRAHA-II) Regional (West Asia) UNEP/UNIDO Several Final report

Industrial and commercial refrigeration (ICR) (Baseline technology: HCFC-22)

PROJECT  

COUNTRY

AGENCY

ALTERNATIVE TECHNOLOGY

LINKS

Ammonia/CO2 in the manufacturing of two-stage refrigeration systems for cold storage and freezing applications

China

UNDP

Ammonia/CO2

Factsheet
Final report

Application of an ammonia/carbon dioxide refrigeration system in place of HCFC-22 for the medium-sized producer and retail store

Costa Rica

UNDP

Ammonia/CO2

Final report

Demonstration project for HCFC-free low-GWP alternatives in refrigeration in the fisheries sector

Maldives

UNDP

R-444B

Final report

Ammonia semi-hermetic frequency convertible screw refrigeration compression unit in the ICR industry

China

UNDP

Ammonia/CO2

Final report

Trans-critical CO2 refrigeration technology for supermarkets Argentina UNIDO Trans-critical CO2 Final report

Solvent (Baseline technology: HCFC-141b)

PROJECT  

COUNTRY

AGENCY

ALTERNATIVE TECHNOLOGY

LINKS

Iso-paraffin and siloxane (KC-6) technology for cleaning in the manufacturing of medical devices

China

UNDP/Japan

Iso-paraffin and siloxane
(KC-6)

Factsheet
Final report

Refrigeration and air-conditioning servicing (Baseline technology: HCFC-22)

PROJECT  

COUNTRY

AGENCY

ALTERNATIVE TECHNOLOGY

LINKS

Development of a regional centre of excellence for training and certification and demonstration of low-GWP alternative refrigerants Europe and Central Asia Russian Federation Several Final report

Demonstration project on refrigerant quality, containment and introduction of low-GWP refrigerants

Globa

UNIDO/UNEP

Several

Final report