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Selecting a working fluid

Two environmental concerns came abruptly to question the widespread use of CFCs, essentially those used in refrigeration machines: the breakdown of the ozone layer and the increasing greenhouse effect.

In this section, we briefly present the problem and explain what criteria to consider when you want to select a working fluid for a given application.

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