Refrigerants Naturally! Ref, Nat! for LIFE


Refrigerants, Naturally for LIFE

The Refrigerants, Naturally! for LIFE project (RefNat4LIFE) aims to promote the uptake of climate-friendly cooling alternatives among end users of refrigeration, air-conditioning and heat pump (RACHP) equipment and servicing providers.  

The focus of the project is on two main aspects:

  1. increase the uptake of training for service personnel of equipment using climate-friendly alternatives and
  2. raise awareness and increase the uptake of climate friendly cooling alternatives among the organic food retail (OFR) sector as a representative of individual retailers largely not organized in bigger company groups (including corner stores, convenience stores, butchers, bakeries, snacks), but with strong growth potential in urban settings. 

Refrigerants, Naturally! for LIFE (RefNat4LIFE) receives EU funding as part of the EU LIFE programme (LIFE18 GIC/DE/001104).

  • Project duration: June 2019 to December 2021
  • Total project budget: 1,656,814 Euro
  • Funding under the EU LIFE programme: 55% of the project budget.
  • Project partners (click here)

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Ref, Nat! for LIFE is a demonstration project with best-practice elements. It addresses 2 EU policy priorities: Climate Governance and Information (CGI) and Climate Change Mitigation (CCM). The project has received funding from the LIFE Programme, the EU’s funding instrument for the environment and climate action.


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