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Drop-in energy performance evaluation of R1234yf and R1234ze(E) in a vapor compression system as R134a replacements
This paper presents an energy performance evaluation of two low-GWP refrigerants, R1234yf and R1234ze(E), as drop-in replacements for R134a. Tests are carried out in a monitored vapor compressionExpand
Low GWP alternatives to HFC-245fa in Organic Rankine Cycles for low temperature heat recovery: HCFO-1233zd-E and HFO-1336mzz-Z
Abstract HFC-245fa is a common working fluid used in Organic Rankine Cycles generating mechanical power from low temperature heat. This paper compares the predicted ORC performance of two novel lowExpand
Experimental study of an R1234ze(E)/R134a mixture (R450A) as R134a replacement
Abstract This work presents an experimental analysis of a non-flammable R1234ze(E)/R134a mixture (R450A) as R134a drop-in replacement. While R134a has a high GWP value (1430), the R450A GWP is onlyExpand
Drop-in analysis of an internal heat exchanger in a vapour compression system using R1234ze(E) and R450A as alternatives for R134a
The IHX (internal heat exchanger) is introduced in some refrigeration systems in order to achieve higher energy performances. Results obtained vary greatly depending on the refrigerant used andExpand
Analysis based on EU Regulation No 517/2014 of new HFC/HFO mixtures as alternatives of high GWP refrigerants in refrigeration and HVAC systems
The EU Regulation No 517/2014 is going to phase-out most of the refrigerants commonly used in refrigeration and air conditioning systems (R134a, R404A and R410A) because of their extended use andExpand
A review of refrigerant R1234ze(E) recent investigations
The authors thankfully acknowledge the “Ministerio de Educacion, Cultura y Deporte” (Grant Number FPU12/02841) for supporting this work through “Becas y Contratos de Formacion de ProfesoradoExpand
Commercial refrigeration – An overview of current status
Abstract Commercial refrigeration comprises food freezing and conservation in retail stores and supermarkets, so, it is one of the most relevant energy consumption sectors, and its relevance isExpand
Theoretical energy performance evaluation of different single stage vapour compression refrigeration configurations using R1234yf and R1234ze(E) as working fluids
R1234yf and R1234ze(E) have been proposed as alternatives for R134a in order to work with low GWP refrigerants, but this replacement results generally in a decrease of the performance. For thisExpand
Retrofit of lower GWP alternative R449A into an existing R404A indirect supermarket refrigeration system.
Abstract R404A is going to be phased out from most of the commercial refrigeration systems due to its high GWP value of 3943. R449A (GWP of 1282) has been proposed to replace R404A with only minorExpand
Experimental assessment of R134a and its lower GWP alternative R513A
Abstract Lower GWP refrigerants are essential to mitigate the impact of refrigeration systems on climate change. HFO/HFC mixtures are currently considered to replace HFCs in refrigeration and airExpand