EPEE-CRAA side event – 8 April 2016

08 / 04 / 2015

On 8 April EPEE co-hosted a side event with the China Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Industry Association (CRAA) during China Refrigeration.

The event was entitled “Update on European Energy Efficiency Legislation and F-Gas Rules” and simultaneous interpretation was provided.

The event was preceded by a lunch and took place during the break of the UNEP Roundtable.

Timing: April 8th, 2016  12:00-13:30

Location: Meeting Room W-202, New China International Exhibition Center, Beijing


·     Welcome by CRAA Secretary General Zhang Zhaohui (5 min)

Energy (50 min)

·         Welcome and introduction into the EU policy context – EPEE Chairman Jürgen Göller (15 min)

·         New Ecodesign Measures in Europe & Interplay with F-Gas Measures – Daniel Zeng, Emerson Climate Technologies (15 min)

·         Outlook on Smart Appliances – Torben Funder-Kristensen, Danfoss (15 min)

·         Q&A (5 min)

Refrigerants (35 min)

·         Introduction on the EPEE Low Emission Task Force and to the EPEE Gapometer – Paul de Larminat, JCI (15 min)

·         The EU F-Gas Rules & the EPEE Gapometer: A tool to monitor the HFC phase-down in Europe – Andrea Voigt, EPEE DG (15 min)

·         Q&A (5 min)

Conclusions – CRAA Secretary General Zhang Zhaohui and EPEE Chairman Jürgen Göller (10 min)