Award for Europe's best products
Through the regularly updated Topten lists potential buyers can see the most energy efficient products in various categories. The ProCold award will additionally increase the visibility of top efficient, climate-friendly refrigeration equipment by showcasing the most energy efficient models in the following categories:
Energy efficiency will be assessed according to the upcoming European regulations on ecodesign and energy labelling in these categories. Winners will be announced by a representative of the European Commission during EuroShop 2017 and further promoted at Host 2017.
Download the competition rules here.
Manufacturers can submit a product to the competition by sending the necessary documents to procoldcompetition (at) oeko.de (submission form, test report, product picture(s), signed final declaration).
Please find the applicable Ecodesign regulation for professional refrigerated storage cabinets here.
Please find the applicable Ecodesign draft regulation for refrigerated commercial display cabinets here. (version from consultation forum meeting on 2 July 2014)
Product Competition Q&A
Several questions for clarification have been raised since the launch of the competition. Answers to these questions clarify and amend the existing competition rules.
Please download the Q&A document here. (published 05. September 2016)
Rasmus Priess, r.priess (at) oeko.de, +49 761 45 295 264, Öko-Institut e.V. (Freiburg)
ProCold is an EU-project aiming to improve energy efficiency in plug-in refrigeration equipment and speed up the switch to climate-friendly refrigerants. Objectives of the project: