• Three hints to make climate-friendly cooling possible today

    It is estimated that 10% of all CO2 emissions are caused by cooling. Let that sink in for a moment. Our need for temperature control has a significant impact on our planet’s well-being and, with a growing population and increased urbanization, this effect can only be expected to rise.

  • Clean Cooling – the new “Frontier Market” for UAE and the GCC region

    The Ministry of Climate Change and Environment of the UAE and the EU GCC Clean Energy Technology Network in partnership with the University of Birmingham and the Heriot-Watt University organise a two days EU -GCC event on, on 9-10 April in the UAE.

  • INDIGO Project – The issue #2 of the project’s Newsletter is out.

    Don’t miss out and discover the latest results of the INDIGO project on New generation of intelligent efficient District Cooling systems!

  • Retail Refrigeration: Making the Transition to Clean Cold

    By one estimate, greenhouse gas emissions from cooling account for 7% of global emissions, double that of aviation and shipping combined. Sustainable refrigeration systems are essential for the world to meet the demands of a growing population whilst addressing climate change.

  • Cooling Sector Profiles Now Available to Download!

    coolingEU in collaboration with its supporters and observes, has elaborated 9 fact-sheets with information about the different cooling sectors.

  • coolingEU Breakfast Debate at the European Parliament

    On 26 September 40 stakeholders from politics, various industry sectors, academia and research gathered for the coolingEU Parliamentary Breakfast. Hosted by Martina Werner, MEP, supporters and observers of the forum discussed with the participants about possible ways forward towards an integrated and sustainable cooling sector that contributes to Europe’s fight against climate change.

  • Be a part of coolingEU!

    Membership is now open to all associations, NGO’s and other organisations looking to contribute to make European cooling supply more efficient and sustainable.

  • coolingEU Communication Paper

    The coolingEU Communication Paper is now available! Click here and learn more about the importance of cooling, its situation in Europe and our work and aims for 2017.

  • Stakeholder Roundtable on Cooling Report

    The Stakeholder Roundtable on Cooling Report is now available! Click here to access the outcomes of the kick-start exchange between a broad variety of actors in the sector.

Our work

CoolingEU is a forum that brings together stakeholders representing the European cooling demand and supply sectors to promote a more efficient and cleaner cooling supply, increase the number of dedicated research projects and rise awareness on the importance of cooling.

Our Supporters

This initiative starts with ten founding supporters representing the European cooling sector. Together, coolingEU supporters represent more than 2000 members in 30 countries in Europe and beyond including, among them, national associations, research institutes, universities and companies.

Why cooling?

Cooling has long been under-represented in energy policy, compared to heat, power and transport. The European Commission has recognised this and took a first step with the launch of its Heating and Cooling Strategy in February 2016. Nevertheless there is…

Latest News

Three hints to make climate-friendly cooling possible today

It is estimated that 10% of all CO2 emissions are caused by cooling. Let that sink in for a moment. Our need for temperature control has a significant impact on our planet’s well-being and, with a growing population and increased urbanization, this effect can only be expected to rise.

Space Cooling Technology in Europe Report now Online!

In this report performance and cost data on space cooling technologies installed today in the residential and service sectors and district cooling networks in the EU28 are compiled in a datasheet format.

Clean Cooling – the new “Frontier Market” for UAE and the GCC region

The Ministry of Climate Change and Environment of the UAE and the EU GCC Clean Energy Technology Network in partnership with the University of Birmingham and the Heriot-Watt University organise a two days EU -GCC event on, on 9-10 April in the UAE.

Retail Refrigeration: Making the Transition to Clean Cold

By one estimate, greenhouse gas emissions from cooling account for 7% of global emissions, double that of aviation and shipping combined. Sustainable refrigeration systems are essential for the world to meet the demands of a growing population whilst addressing climate change.

Learn More

Cooling and refrigeration sector: the Cinderella of the EU’s energy system

Prof. Kostadin Fikiin, R&D Project Manager at the Technical University of Sofia explores in this article the situation of artificial cold in the global economy and reflects on the role of cooling and refrigeration in the EU energy policy. Find out more and access the full article here!

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Cooling: A Sleeping Giant? Paving the way for a sustainable future

We are pleased to inform you that presentations of the coolingEU Launch Event are now available. Read more on the event page!

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