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Examine studies from 2014 onwards, exploring alternatives to highly warming F-gases, policy reviews, and sector assessments.

For studies older than 2014, please consult the 2006 F-gas Regulation and related documents page.

Report16 December 2020
Availability of hydrofluorocarbons on the Union market

Commission report on the availability of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) in the Union market.

Report30 September 2020
Climate friendly alternatives in split air-conditioning systems

Commission report on refrigerants for new split air conditioning systems to replace fluorinated gases or reduce climate impact.

Report30 September 2020
Alternatives to Fluorinated Gases in Electrical Switchgear

Commission report on alternatives to fluorinated gases in switchgear and related equipment, including medium-voltage secondary switchgear.

Report4 August 2017
2022 Requirement to Avoid High GWP Hydrofluorocarbons

Commission report on the 2022 requirement to avoid high global warming potential hydrofluorocarbons in commercial refrigeration systems.

Annex4 August 2017
Annexes: 2022 Requirement to Avoid High GWP HFCs

Annexes to the report on the requirement to avoid high GWP hydrofluorocarbons in commercial refrigeration systems.

Report13 July 2017
Quota Allocation Method Assessment under the 2014 F-gas Regulation

Commission report assessing the quota allocation method under Regulation (EU) No 517/2014.

Report30 November 2016
Barriers to Climate-Friendly Technologies

Commission report on barriers posed by codes, standards, and legislation to using climate-friendly technologies in refrigeration, air conditioning, heat pumps, and foam sectors.

Report30 November 2016
Training Availability for Safe Handling of Climate-Friendly Technologies

Comm. report on the availability of training for service personnel to safely handle technologies replacing or reducing F-gases.