Cooling Solutions for Buildings

Background Document
Cooling Solutions for Buildings

Cooling solutions for buildings discussed in this report include:

  • Potential technological solutions such as increasing AC efficiency, passive cooling, fans in solar homes systems, and green building initiatives
  • Potential policy and business model solutions such as Strengthening of Minimum Energy Performance Standards (MEPS), passive cooling policies, electricity pricing, public-private partnerships as well as pay-as-you-go models