Impact of refrigerant charge on capacity and efficiency of low GWP refrigerant systems

1 Feb 2018

Author and presenter

Ted Perry Award winning speaker Chris Druce MInstR of Star Refrigeration. Chris carried out research on this topic as part of his studies at London South Bank University.



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Webinar Recording 

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  • What is the effect that refrigerant charge can have on the operating characteristics of low GWP refrigerants?
  • What are the direct and indirect costs/emissions as a result of refrigerant leakage and how can these be measured in a controlled environment?