Nowadays, the use of refrigeration and air-conditioning (RAC) technologies accounts for approximately 50% of the electricity consumed in Thailand. Without effective intervention, the growing energy demand for cooling is projected to double by 2030. As the RAC sector is also one of the country’s largest greenhouse gases (GHG) emitters, reducing emissions from this sector will be key to help Thailand achieve its ambitious GHG mitigation targets of 20-25% by 2030.

At the same time, Thailand is an important industrial hub in the global RAC sector. To remain competitive, producers need to be well prepared to adjust to the changing requirements driven by international agreements. Consequently, their challenge will be to produce highly energy-efficient and climate-friendly technologies.


Our project promotes climate-friendly and energy-efficient cooling technologies in Thailand. We want to reach the following goals:

Thailand receives support to achieve its energy saving and greenhouse gases mitigation targets

Companies that produce refrigerators and air-conditioners stay competitive against imports. They improve the energy efficiency of their products and get to know new technologies.

Technicians learn important new skills that prepare them for the future.

Consumers have a wider choice of energy-efficient products and can save money on their electricity bills.

We focus on 4 main products: domestic refrigerators, commercial refrigerators, air-conditioners, and chillers.