Division of Technology, Industry and Economics

OzonAction Webinar

Challenges for the phaseout of HCFC in the air conditioner sector (both manufacturing and servicing)

For many of Article 5 countries, HCFC is most widely used in the air-conditioner sector. For the manufacturing sector, some challenges remain in terms of technology choices, specifically finding long-term, sustainable solutions. There is also a need for servicing sector to prepare for HCFC phase-out, including the handling of flammable alternatives to HCFCs.

Date: Wednesday 17 October 2012
Time: 18:30 - 19:30 Bangkok time


The webinar session will be Facilitated by Mr. Sidi Menad Si-Ahmed, Director Montreal Protocol Branch, UNIDO

  • "Overview of challenges for the phase-out of HCFC in the air conditioner sector", by Mr. Nandan Chirmulay, Regional Coordinator, Asia-Pacific, UNDP
  • "The current market share of Room AC with different refrigerants and development trends", by Dr. Sukumar Devotta, Member of the UNEP RTOC, Former Director, NEERI, Nagpur
  • "The impact of the flammable refrigerants based room Air-Conditioner to the servicing sector and get prepared for the introduction of such equipment into the market", by Prof. Chen Jiangping, Professor, Shanghai Jiaotong University

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