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Novec 1230 Fluid Sustainability

By switching from an HFC to 3M™ Novec™ 1230 Fire Protection Fluid, which has a global warming potential of less than one, greenhouse gases in fire suppression can be reduced by more than 99 percent.

Novec 1230 Fluid Sustainability

By switching from an HFC to 3MTM NovecTM 1230 Fire Protection Fluid, which has a global warming potential of less than one, greenhouse gases in fire suppression can be reduced by more than 99 percent.

Clean agent HFC and halon replacement

  • From its inception, 3M™ Novec™ 1230 Fire Protection Fluid was designed to address the global demand for a sustainable clean agent. It is effective at extinguishing fires and is not targeted for emission reduction, phase-out or phase-down. Novec 1230 fluid offers the sustainable clean agent properties you need, such as:

    • Zero ozone depletion potential (ODP)
    • An atmospheric lifetime of 5 days, compared to 65 years for halons
    • A global warming potential (GWP) of less than 1 – about the same as naturally-occurring carbon dioxide

    Explore all the reasons why Novec 1230 fluid is a more sustainable option for your business and the environment. Download (PDF, 1.06 MB) the full Infographic.

     

     

     

HFC Timeline
  • Because of its unsurpassed environmental profile, Novec 1230 fluid is the first halocarbon halon replacement to offer a viable, long-term sustainable technology for special hazards fire protection.

    Download (PDF, 179 KB) the Clean Agent Timeline.


  • Enviromental Impact Infographic
  • Download (PDF, 199.62 KB) the Environmental Impact Chart.


  • Download (PDF, 435 KB) the Regulatory Restrictions chart.

  • Restrictions Infographic

  • Fire protection for green buildings

    The LEED® Green Building Rating System™, founded and administered by the United States Green Building Council, is a third-party certification system designed to encourage sustainable building and development practices. Novec 1230 fluid enables building owners to reduce greenhouse gases in clean agent fire suppression more than 99 percent.

    Read more about how a fire protection system utilizing Novec 1230 fluid could help you earn LEED credits on your next project.