Neese, Jasen . 1998. Replacing Chlorofluorocarbon Refrigerants. 9871 2835. Missoula, MT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Missoula Technology and Development Center.
Explains how to determine whether it is more economical to repair or replace cooling units that rely on chlorofluorocarbon refrigerants. These refrigerants are being phased out because they deplete the Earth's protective ozone layer. The report includes a glossary of refrigerant terms, contract clauses that should be included for refrigeration equipment and air-conditioners, an example of life-cycle cost analysis, and a list including sources of additional information.
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