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PECO SEMINAR, 'CFCs AND YOUR BUSINESS', TO BE HELD TUESDAY, AUG. 17

    WHEN:   Tuesday, August 17, 1993, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.
    WHERE:  Sheraton Society Hill, One Dock St., Philadelphia
             (Note:  Similar program to be provided for suburban
              businesses Wednesday, Aug. 18, at the Stouffer Valley
              Forge, North Gulph Road, King of Prussia.)
    DETAILS:
    Philadelphia Electric Company (PECO) is sponsoring a seminar next week for its commercial and industrial business customers to deal with the 1990 Clean Air Act's phase-out of the use of chloroflourocarbons (CFCs) in cooling equipment.
    The seminar is designed to help business owners and facility managers plan for the changes.  Discussion will include a review of alternatives and the implications of CFC decisions, CFC recycling, and new cooling options.
    Key speaker is Bruce Lindsay, director of The Collaborative Research Center at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.  He holds a bachelor's and master's degree in engineering and an MBA.  His work on air conditioning and industrial cooling has been supported by the Electric Power Research Institute and the Gas Research Institute.
    The morning session will consist of:  an Overview of Issues and Regulations (Clean Air Act controls and phase out schedule); a discussion of current CFC use, CFC's potential of contributing to ozone and global warming depletion, and requirements for alternatives; and a review of Alternative Refrigerants (candidates, efficiency, safety, etc.).
    The afternoon session will consist of:  Options for Building Owners (conversion or replacement, methods and equipment); Manufacturers' Response; Refrigerant Recovery, Reclamation and Disposal.
    -0-             08/13/93
    CONTACT:  Michael Wood of Philadelphia Electric, 215-841-4125/
    /delval/
    PRNewswire -- Aug. 13 CO:  PHILADELPHIA ELECTRIC COMPANY IN:  UTI ST:  PA


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