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ATMOsphere Bangkok 2013

date28 June 2013 location United Nations Conference Centre, Bangkok view on map

About this event

ATMOsphere Bangkok is a side event to the 33rd Meeting of the Open-Ended Working Group (OEWG33) of the Parties to the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer taking place on Friday, June 28th from 13:00 to 15:00 at the United Nations Conference Centre in Bangkok, Thailand.

The event's title and focus will be on "Natural Refrigerant Solutions - Policy drivers and examples from around the globe" and will feature a panel discussion providing an industry and policy perspective on market trends, as well as real-life examples and policy updates on technology using CO2, NH3, hydrocarbons, air or water. The side event is targeted towards climate negotiators and industry representatives who are looking for technologically viable, safe and efficient alternatives to chemical refrigerants that have to be phased out in the near future.

News

11 July 2013 | shecco reaps success at UN ozone & climate negotiations in BangkokUniquely placed to provide delegations with valuable up-to-date information about climate-friendly cooling and heating technologies, for several years now shecco has been present as an official observer at the UN Montreal Protocol ozone & climate negotiations. The latest meeting, held in Bangkok, Thailand, at the end of June 2013 (33rd Meeting of the Open-Ended Working Group of the Parties to the Montreal Protocol) saw shecco undertake a plethora of successful activities. As well as hosting its most well-attended UN meeting side event, 'ATMOsphere Bangkok 2013', shecco exhibited during the UN meeting and technology conference, and spoke at the technology conference organised after the Montreal Protocol meeting, an event attended by over 300 participants from industry, governments, environmental organisations, and academia.
10 July 2013 | Phasing Down HFCs Under Montreal Protocol Can Cut Climate Pollution Twice Over1 July 2013, Bangkok – A global phase-down of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) under the Montreal Protocol will drive the development of super-efficient air conditioning and refrigeration that in turn reduces energy use and carbon dioxide pollution, according to representatives from the global air conditioning and refrigeration industry, meeting 30-31 June in Bangkok to showcase progress in developing high-efficiency, climate-friendly alternatives to HFC refrigerants.
9 July 2013 | Bangkok event provides update on policies driving uptake of ammoniaHeld during the 33rd OEWG meeting of the Parties to the Montreal Protocol on 28 June 2013 in Bangkok, Thailand, ATMOsphere Bangkok 2013 provided an update on policy initiatives in Australia and the EU driving the uptake of natural refrigerants, as well as examples of recently implemented projects with ammonia, for example a large-scale AC system at an administration building and a dairy processing plant in Australia.
5 July 2013 | ATMOsphere Bangkok 2013: potential of natural refrigerants to become mainstream globallyHeld on 28 June, ATMOsphere Bangkok 2013 provided an overview of global trends for moving towards natural refrigerant solutions. The main conclusions of the UNIDO ATMOsphere Technology Summit, as well as global natural refrigerant market trends were both outlined in presentations by UNIDO and shecco. AHT, the supplier of HC-based cabinets, stressed the cost benefits of using hydrocarbons, while the Green Cooling Association highlighted the effect of the Australian HFC levy on the uptake of natural refrigerants.
1 July 2013 | ATMOsphere Bangkok 2013 summary & presentationsTaking place at the United Nations Conference Centre in Bangkok on Friday, June 28th, the ATMOsphere Bangkok 2013 side event to the 33rd Meeting of the Open-ended Working Group of the Parties to the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer (OEWG33) provided an industry and policy perspective on natural refrigerants.
24 June 2013 | Side event at the OEWG33 BangkokATMOsphere Bangkok is an official side event to the OEWG33 Bangkok. Join us this Friday, June 28th from 13:00 to 15:00 at the United Nations Conference Centre in Bangkok, Thailand.