Katja Becken - Approaches to implementing The EU Regulation No. 517/2014 in Germany

published Mar 20, 2015 - 10 pages

Katja Becken from the German Federal Environment Agency (UBA) presented on the approaches to implementing the EU Regulations in Germany, which is currently aligning the national legislation with the EU F-Gas Regulation. Activities highlighted included the Climate Action Programme 2020 (adopted in December 2014) which sees that Germany is taking a pro-active approach to promoting natural refrigerants. Becken sees that activities will focus on strengthening technical advisory services, training an

Katja Becken from the German Federal Environment Agency (UBA) presented on the approaches to implementing the EU Regulations in Germany, which is currently aligning the national legislation with the EU F-Gas Regulation. Activities highlighted included the Climate Action Programme 2020 (adopted in December 2014) which sees that Germany is taking a pro-active approach to promoting natural refrigerants. Becken sees that activities will focus on strengthening technical advisory services, training and education on natural refrigerants, as well as continuous and extended promotion of non-halogenated refrigerants, such as CO2 and hydrocarbons in commercial refrigeration and other applications such as transport.


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