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Green Cooling Initiative

ODS Banks publication (GIZ Proklima)

Ozone Depleting Substances (ODS), such as (hydro-)chlorofluorocarbons, predominantly used for refrigerators, air conditioning and foam are generating a considerable amount of Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions worldwide. Large amounts of old equipment constitute so-called ODS banks are a serious hazard for the environment and the climate.

The ODS Banks projecta project under the International Climate Initiative (IKI) of the Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU), has published a variety of informational material on ODS bank management. The following materials are available on the Green Cooling Initiative website:

The files available on the Green Cooling Initiative Website can also be found in the Links section on the right.