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New Energy Performance Standards of BEE effective from 1st January 2020

On 30th October 2019, the Central Government of India after consultation with the agency for developing programs for efficient use and conservation of energy in India, the Bureau of Energy Efficiency under the Ministry of Power has notified new energy performance standards for Room Air conditioners (RACs). The new energy standards have been implemented from ..

First-ever global coalition on clean and efficient cooling was launched at First Global Conference

The first-ever global coalition on clean and efficient cooling was launched at the First Global Conference on Synergies between the 2030 Agenda and Paris Agreement, which concluded on April 3, 2019, in Copenhagen, Denmark. The aim of Cool Coalition is to inspire ambition, identify solutions and mobilise action to accelerate progress towards clean and efficient ..

The first-ever solutions-focused event “Global Cooling Innovation Summit” to be held in India

The first-of-its-kind solutions-focused event “Global Cooling Innovation Summit” will be inaugurated by Union Science & Technology Minister, Dr. Harsh Vardhan in New Delhi on 12th November 2018. The Summit will bring together leaders from around the world to explore concrete means and pathways to address the climate threat that comes from the growing demand from ..

Environmental impacts of HCFC versus HFCs

HFCs are used as refrigerants and coolants in refrigerators and air-conditioners, in fire extinguishers, furniture making, as solvents for cleaning, and other purposes. CFCs and later HCFCs were being used for everything that HFCs are used now for, but it was found that these were depleting the ozone layer, which protects life on earth from ..