Refrigerant Matters


What makes a good refrigerant?


Selection of a safe, efficient and environmentally benign refrigerant is a challenge. Recent environmental legislation is moving designers towards lower GWP refrigerants to replace the widely used HFCs.  However, many of the lowest GWP options have additional safety or technological implications associated with them and therefore selection of refrigerant is straightforward. 

Click on the boxes below to learn more about the properties of different refrigerant types. (Contains external links)

How a system works

Refrigerant Works