Cool Up convened its Thematic Group Meeting on October 31st in Amman, Jordan, with moderation by the Royal Scientific Society (RSS). The event adopted a hybrid format to discuss key objectives, including addressing educational needs for technicians, enhancing engagement in the financial sector, and enlightening policymakers on sustainable cooling technologies and natural refrigerants. A comprehensive overview of the progress made on the National Cooling Strategy and forthcoming plans was also presented.
During the meeting, participants stressed the vital role of collaboration and coordination among stakeholders in the sustainable refrigeration and air conditioning sector. They underscored the necessity for well-trained technicians proficient in handling sustainable technologies and natural refrigerants to facilitate a secure transition toward sustainable cooling. Financial incentives were identified as crucial, particularly for large industrial and commercial systems.
Moreover, stakeholders provided valuable input on future agenda items for upcoming Thematic Group Meetings. The Cool Up team pledged to consider this feedback when planning their future project activities.