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Future of Refrigerants: Challenges and Opportunities (MENA)

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Informative content of very valuable technical information.

This training helped me in keeping track with refrigerants development advances.

Good exposure to types of refrigerants and properties and it’s effect on safety, efficiency and environment.

The Future of Refrigerants: Challenges and Opportunities (MENA)

  • 01 Mar 2019
  • Dubai, UAE

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Course Description

Friday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

This training provides a background review of international treaties and initiatives that support the transition from hydrochlorofluorocarbon (HCFC) and hydrofluorocarbon (HFC) refrigerants towards non-ozone-depleting, low-global-warming-potential substances. A review of proposed refrigerants and how they can be used in different HVAC&R applications based on theoretical and empirical analyses is discussed. Challenges and opportunities associated with the different types of refrigerants are presented, including hydrofluoroolefins and natural refrigerants. Current and future refrigerant options suiting the region are covered, as well as related standards and codes of systems and substances. Finally, the course wraps up with a discussion on the systems perspective and how to best understand the opportunities for energy-efficiency improvements along with hands-on experience with free software, such as life-cycle climate performance web applications and the heat pump design models.


Registration Fees

Fees Member Non-Member
Early Bird
Early Bird Pricing - Deadline 2 February 2020
$249 $324
Standard $311 $405

Recommended References

ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 15, Safety Standard for Refrigeration Systems

ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 34, Designation and Classification of Refrigerants


Course Instructors

Omar Abdelaziz, Ph.D., Member ASHRAE

Bassam Elassaad, P.Eng., Life Member ASHRAE

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