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For 25 years already, 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), it supports the German government and is actively involved in meetings and conferences on the Montreal Protocol such as MOP, OEWG and ExCom. Through numerous publications and events, it informs both the professional audience and the general public about the latest developments of sustainable cooling. One of its lighthouse projects is the so-called Cool Training on the save handling of natural refrigerants for trainers, technicians and policy makers.

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Event Re­cor­ding | OEW­G44 si­de event: The qua­li­fi­ca­ti­on pro­gram­mes "Cool Trai­ning" and "Fit for Green Coo­ling"

07/2022 , Publication - Video :

Well-trained refrigeration and air conditioning (RAC) technicians are indispensable for a future-friendly transformation of the cooling sector. The side event presented the concepts and recent developments of GIZ Proklima's qualification programmes.

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Well-trained refrigeration and air conditioning (RAC) technicians are indispensable for a future-friendly transformation of the cooling sector. In the "Cool Training" by GIZ Proklima, RAC technicians and National Ozone Units (NOUs) learn the safe handling of natural refrigerants. "Fit for Green Cooling" supports partner countries in establishing a qualification, certification and registration process.

The side event presented the concepts and recent developments of the programmes, such as the brand-new online training.

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TopicPresenter
Welcome RemarksSebastian Schnatz, German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Nuclear Safety and Consumer Protection
Introduction on the relevance of Qualification, Certification and Registration in the RAC Sector

Video, English: https://youtu.be/W2FT1qrAH5M (opens in a new window)

Video, Español: https://youtu.be/cCng_8Gr2Ko (opens in a new window)

Video, Français: https://youtu.be/UYKs3WEgwEU (opens in a new window)

Cool Training:

  • online course
  • face-to-face trainings
Kerstin Kreß, GIZ Proklima

Fit for Green Cooling

  • concept, modules and availability
  • First-hand impressions from partner countries
Lara Teutsch, GIZ Proklima
Questions & AnswersAll participants
Conclusion and Closing RemarksBernhard Siegele, GIZ Proklima

Moderation: Birgit Mayer, GIZ Proklima

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