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Documentation of California's Greenhouse Gas Inventory (7th Edition - Last updated on 03-24-2014)

♦ Category: Industrial Processes and Product Use

IPCC: 2F - Product Uses as Substitutes for Ozone Depleting Substances
Sector: Industrial : Not Specified

♦ Activity: Use of substitutes for ozone depleting substances - Foams

♦ Greenhouse gas: Hydrofluorocarbon 134a ( HFC-134a )

► Year 2003 —

● Greenhouse gas emission estimate —

Amount: 0 tonne of HFC-134a Emitted (0 tonne CO2 Eq.)
Basis: Model
Calculation: ARB ODS Substitutes Emissions Model
Reference: ARB (2014). Gallagher, G.; Zhan, T.;  Hsu, Y-K.; Gupta, P.; Pederson, J.; Croes, B.; Blake, D. R.; Barletta, B.; Meinardi, S.; Ashford, P.; Vetter, A.; Saba, S.; Slim, R.; Palandre, L.; Clodic, D.; Mathis, P.; Wagner, M.; Forgie, J.; Dwyer, H.; Wolf, K.  High-global Warming Potential F-gas Emissions in California: Comparison of Ambient-based versus Inventory-based Emission Estimates, and Implications of Refined Estimates.  Environ Sci. Technol. 2014, 48, 1084-1093. (See Supporting Information) http://pubs.acs.org/doi/suppl/10.1021/es403447v

● Activity level used in calculations —

Activity:
Basis: None
Reference: Not Applicable.

● Parameters and Constants used in calculations —

Parameter: Not applicable
Constant: Global warming potential of HFC-134a = 1300
Reference: IPCC (1996). Second Assessment Report. Climate Change 1995: WG I - The Science of Climate Change. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change; J.T. Houghton, L.G. Meira Filho, B.A. Callander, N. Harris, A. Kattenberg, and K. Maskell (eds.); Cambridge University Press. Cambridge, U.K.

● Greenhouse gas emitted per unit activity —

Amount: Not Applicable
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