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

World Refrigeration Day Announced as June 26th!

A World Refrigeration Day has been announced! It will be celebrated on June 26 every year as from 2019!

EPEE continues to participate in global effort to promote sustainable heating and cooling solutions in daily lives

EPEE, the voice of the heating, cooling and refrigeration industry in Europe had the chance to participate earlier this month in the “Sustainable Energy For All” (SE4ALL) Forum in Lisbon, speaking at a dedicated “Cooling for all” panel discussion. It was an important opportunity for EPEE to demonstrate the key role the industry is playing in day to day lives within our current society.

Sustainable Cooling for Europe (World Café)

coolingEU stakeholders invite you to join them for their World Café at EUSEW on June 6 from 09:30 to 12:30 at Fundación Galicia Europa (Rue de la Loi, 38) to discuss what role cooling plays
for all of us in the various sectors and how to move forward.
Registration is now open until Monday, June 4!

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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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.

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