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EU approach to HFC phase down

26th June 2019

Öko-Recherche, the German environmental research and consultancy business, will be hosting a one-hour webinar in close co-operation with the EU Commission, looking at the EU’s approach to reducing HFCs through the F-gas legislation and introducing more energy efficient products through eco-label and energy labelling policies. This will be complemented by best practice examples to achieving both emission reduction goals.

Entitled Increasing energy efficiency while phasing-down HFCs: showcasing the EU example, the webinar will take place at 11:00 CEST on 26 June.

Niccolo Costantini, policy officer, EU Commission (DG Climate Action), will give an update on the implementation of the EU HFC phase-down; Julia Kleinschmidt, policy advisor at Öko-Recherche, will talk on energy efficiency policies in the RAC&HP sector; Benedikt Geitz of Viessmann will present ESyCool green, Viessmann’s R290-based energy system for commercial cooling applications; Jürgen Süß, MD of Efficient Energy GmbH will explain eChiller – the chiller using water as the refrigerant.

To listen in you are asked to register by Friday of this week (June 21) by sending a short email to Nicolai Bannwitz ( to receive the log-in details for the webinar session.


26th June 2019
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