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Transitioning to Low-GWP Alternatives in Transport Refrigeration

This 2013 fact sheet provides useful information on low-Global Warming Potential (GWP) refrigerant and foam blowing agent alternatives used in transport refrigeration equipment, relevant to the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer. It discusses HFC alternatives, market trends, and challenges to market entry for alternatives and potential solutions.

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