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…

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1 reason why the world is ready to ratify Kigali

Across the world, we see the fingerprints of climate change. Meanwhile, the world is joining efforts to provide cooling access for all, mitigate climate change, and deliver on the Sustainable Development Goals. It´s time for countries to step up and ratify the Kigali Amendment. Business is ready to deliver with sustainable and efficient cooling solutions.

EPBD is a giant leap for the buildings of Europe

The buildings where we live, sleep, work hold enormous potential in energy savings. We can unlock these opportunities hidden behind concrete, glass and steel – to create huge savings, jobs and better places to live. The revised EPBD is a significant step to unlock this potential.

‘World Refrigeration Day’ pays respect to the masters of artificial cold

The refrigeration sector is getting global recognition, but in the EU, there is no unified Europe-wide authority dedicated to cooling and refrigeration, capable of speaking to the EU’s society and policymakers as a single voice, writes Kostadin Fikiin, member of the coolingEU Academic Mirror Group.

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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