Ole Reinhold' Nielsen's presentation looks at air conditioning in high ambient temperatures, particularly relevant for countreis in the Gulf. In this region air conditioning (AC) is not a luxury, it is a need. The common types of AC found in the Gulf are split and central, and to a lesser extent window type. Gulf countries account for approximately 15% of the global AC market.
A joint UNEP/UNIDO project looking into the AC sector in high ambient countries has received funding fro