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 Members

The coolingEU forum has 8 supporter organizations and 12 observers (associations and companies). CoolingEU supporters alone 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

Some order in the multiple definitions of refrigeration

Kostadin Fikiin, member of our Academic Mirror Group, pledges for some order in the wild field and world of refrigeration: People are often confused by the multiple definitions of refrigeration, published in different sources, which are mutually overlapping but never…

Cooling for all, without warming the planet

Through technology innovation, we can solve the critical climate threat that comes from growing demand for room air conditioning.

Why the air conditioning industry is key to solving the world’s rising temperatures

Disclaimer: Article published by the World Economic Forum. The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views and positions of the coolingEU forum. Our Earth is becoming warmer with…

Workshop report – Sustainable Cooling World Cafe – EUSEW 2018

Did you miss the Sustainable Cooling World Cafe or you just would like to recall the main outcomes of this event? Click here!

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SEforALL New Report: Chilling Prospects: Providing Sustainable Cooling for All

Report reveals major risks to vulnerable populations and global economy if investment and greater action not taken on access to sustainable cooling solutions

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IEA New Report: The Future of Cooling Opportunities for energy-efficient air conditioning

“Growing demand for air conditioners is one of the most critical blind spots in today’s energy debate. Setting higher efficiency standards for cooling is one of the easiest steps governments can take to reduce the need for new power plants, cut emissions and reduce costs at the same time.” 
Fatih Birol, Executive Director, IEA

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