New standards for air condition and refrigerators set to tackle climate change


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Growing demand for air conditioning units and refrigerators is threatening to accelerate global warming, but new guidelines could help reduce emissions by setting clear performance standards for new appliances.

The new model guidelines for room air conditioners and refrigerators provide a  tool for developing and emerging economies on laws and policies requiring new appliances to be energy-efficient and use refrigerants with a lower global warming potential.

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