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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:

  1. Vertical chilled storage cabinets
  2. Beverage coolers
  3. Small ice cream freezers
  4. Vertical supermarket refrigerator cabinets
  5. Refrigerated glass fronted vending machines

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.

Important Dates

Publication of the preliminary competition rules 9 November 2015
Deadline for comments on competiton rules 31 December 2015
Received stakeholder comments and ProCold answer
Publication of the final competition rules 15 January 2016
Deadline for submission 30 September 2016
Award ceremony at EuroShop between 5 - 9 March 2017
Host between 20 - 24 October 2017


Rasmus Priess, r.priess (at), +49 761 45 295 264, Öko-Institut e.V. (Freiburg)

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