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The glossary of statistical terms, published by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), defines a fluorocarbon as: ‘…a gas used as a propellant in aerosols. It contributes to the destruction of the ozone layer in the stratosphere, thereby allowing harmful forms of solar radiation to reach the earth’s surface.’
- Chiller units
- Chlorofluorocarbons CFCs.
- Greenhouse gases.
- HFC phase out.
- Hydrochlorofluorocarbons HCFCs.
- Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change IPCC.
- Kyoto Protocol.
- Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer.
- Ozone-depleting substances.
- R22 phase out.
- Refrigerants in buildings.
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