The future of R404A and other refrigerants with high GWP values as prices rise

written by Pavel Makhnatch (under supervision of Rahmatollah Khodabandeh and Björn Palm)

Published Aug 09, 2017

Several major refrigerant manufacturers have announced significant price increases for R404A and several other refrigerants with high GWP values. One of the manufacturers has even indicated that you can stop selling the R404A completely in the next year. In this article we explain why it is happening and what are the alternatives we have.

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