Join our two virtual side-events at the 43rd Meeting of the Open-ended Working Group of the Parties to the Montreal Protocol (OEWG). Topics: Window Type ACs and Green Cooling projects co-financed by the EU.
Side Event 1: Lessons learned and bright prospects: Green Cooling projects in Latin America, the Caribbean and Africa
14 July 2021, 5:00-6:00 pm UTC | 7:00-8:00 pm CEST/UTC+2 (German time) | 8:00-9:00 pm (Nairobi time)
Ozone and climate protection is not just a European challenge but a global challenge. However, the European Union is considered a pioneer in F-gas regulation. In order to pass on this early experience, the EU, together with BMZ, supports countries in Latin America, the Caribbean and Africa in reaching their targets of ODS phase-out and early actions on HFCs.
Get insights in the ROCA project in Africa and the SPODS project in Latin America and the Caribbean and learn more about the European Green Cooling approach!
Side Event 2: Left out in the cold – the Green Cooling potential of the global window type air conditioner market
16 July 2021, 10:00-11:00 am UTC | 12:00 am - 1:00 pm CEST/UTC+2 (German time) | 1:00 – 2:00 pm (Nairobi time) | 5:00-6:00 pm (Bangkok time)
Window-type ACs account for about 13 million sales annually. Most of these sold units are featured with a low energy performance and highly climate-damaging HCFC-22 and HFC-410A. However, their compactness, small refrigerant charge and simple installation perfectly qualify them for HC-290, holding large efficiency and climate benefits on scale. In this side event we will zoom into most dominant regional markets, unfold the GHG mitigation potential that would result from a timely transition to HC-290, and discuss design and safety aspects of R290 window-type ACs.
Join us and learn more about the Green Cooling potential of window type ACs!