Proklima – Integrated Climate and Ozone Protection

For more than 25 years, Proklima has been promoting integrated ozone and climate protection in the cooling sector worldwide, focusing on the use of natural refrigerants and foam blowing agents.

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Proklima advises the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development

Policy advice, capacity building, awareness raising, and knowledge transfer are in the centre of Proklima’s activities. On behalf of the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), the project supports the German government in all bilateral and multilateral processes related to the Montreal Protocol.

Proklima supports the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) through technical and policy advice and participates in meetings and conferences of the Montreal Protocol such as the Meeting of the Parties (MOP), the Open Ended Working Group (OEWG) and ExCom. Through publications and events, it informs both the professional audience and the general public about latest developments on sustainable cooling and future-friendly natural refrigerants. One of its lighthouse activities is the "Cool Training" course about the save handling of natural refrigerants for trainers, technicians and policy makers from around the world. It is offered several times a year in cooperation with the professional training institute Bundesfachschule Kälte-Klima-Technik (BFS) in Germany.


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Laura Casas Morán, participant of a Cool Training in 2022: "We learnt a lot about natural refrigerants. This is really important, because in my country we still need a change in mindsets."

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Ghana Refrigeration and Air Conditioning (RAC) Roadmap

06/2022 , Publication - Technical Publication :

The Ghana Refrigeration and Air Conditioning (RAC) Roadmap describes how the RAC sector in Ghana can be transformed to be more environmentally friendly.

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This publication identifies current barriers to that goal and formulates strategies on how these barriers can be overcome. The roadmap includes a stepwise timeline with milestones for two RAC sub-sectors to achieve substantial emission reductions. The document builds on a previously published inventory of GHG emissions in the RAC sector and a technology gap analysis that highlights the potential of environmentally friendly RAC alterna­tives to replace current systems based on technical feasibility.