SEAD AC Webinar - Low-GWP Refrigerants and Efficiency

October 30, 2014
October 30, 2014
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The second SEAD AC webinar was intended to introduce SEAD participating government representatives to the AHRI Low-GWP Alternative Refrigerants Evaluation Program (AREP). 

The chair of AHRI's AREP committee, as well as representatives from two companies that participated in the program, presented findings from Phase I, gave a preview of Phase II, and fielded questions from the audience. 

The webinar was attended by participants from Australia, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, Denmark, France, India, Sweden, the United Kingdom, the United States, and UNEP.

Future SEAD AC Webinars may cover the following topics:

  • Specifications for demand response-ready or "smart" air conditioners
  • SEAD analysis: adoption of seasonal efficiency metrics and cost effectiveness of opportunities for AC efficiency improvement
  • SEAD tools: policy analysis for standards and financing for incentive programs
  • Replacement and incentive programs for AC efficiency improvement: case studies and program design insights

If you would like more information on these webinars or would like to join the AC webinar stakeholder list, please send an email with your contact details and areas of interest to