Category: Publications

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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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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Estimation of European Union residential sector space cooling potential

Authors: Mindaugas Jakubcionis and Johan Carlsson Highlights An estimation of EU space cooling demand potential in residential sector is presented. An estimate of space cooling demand potential is based on using USA data as a proxy. Significant cooling demand increase…

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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.

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