EIA NRDC EE Document for MLF81

Parties to the Montreal Protocol have taken several decisions over the years that have directed the Multilateral Fund’s Executive Committee to consider the energy use and energy efficiency of refrigeration, air conditioning, foam products, and servicing. The most recent of these, Decision XXVIII/2, calls for an increase in funding for the servicing/end-use sector in low volume consuming countries (LVCs) to maintain energy efficiency and requests cost guidance on maintaining and/or enhancing the energy efficiency of low-GWP or zero-GWP alternative technologies and equipment when phasing down hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs).

EIA and NRDC recommend the following guiding principles be considered by the Executive Committee as it formulates an approach to address energy efficiency and elaborates further on these recommendations in the following pages.