TITLE

Evaluating direct, indirect effects of refrigerants as global warming gases

AUTHOR(S)
Muir, Earl B.
PUB. DATE
June 1994
SOURCE
Air Conditioning Heating & Refrigeration News;6/27/94, Vol. 192 Issue 9, p57
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Features the concept of total equivalent warming impact (TEWI) as the most-precise global warming measure. Impact of refrigerants as global warming gases; Contributors to global warming; Purpose in developing the concept of TEWI; Factors to be considered in calculating the overall global warming impact; Benefit of TEWI.
ACCESSION #
9408033388

 

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