This briefing note provides an overview of the technical
potential to improve the efficiency of refrigeration, air-conditioning and heat
pump (RACHP) equipment, looking in particular at:
- the types of approach that can be adopted to improve the efficiency of RACHP systems;
- examples of technical measures that can be applied to improve efficiency during the design and selection of new RACHP equipment;
- examples of technical and management measures that can be applied to improve the efficiency of existing RACHP equipment.
The purpose of this information note is to provide a background for the parties. It is not meant to be exhaustive or in any way prescriptive.