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Unformatted text preview: w, environmentally superior air conditioning technologies. Business case: Program participants help promote next-generation mobile air conditioning systems that are better for the environment while satisfying customer safety, cost, and reliability concerns. Program participants also partner in developing cost-effective designs and improved service procedures to minimize refrigerant emissions. Services: Partnership, cooperation on research, and development and testing of next-generation mobile air conditioning systems; technical assistance. Value to environment: Four measures proposed by the partnership (increased cooling efficiency, minimizing refrigerant leakage, alternative cooling strategies, and end-of-life servicing) can reduce the fuel used by vehicle air conditioners by 30 percent and cut refrigerant emissions in half. Combined, these measures could save 2.1 billion gallons of gasoline each year and reduce overall GHG emissions by 9 million metric tons of carbon equivalent. Sectors most applicable: Vehicle fleet owners/shippers; vehicle manufacturing Business Guide to 32 A .S. EPA Climate Partnership Programs U National Action Plan for Energy Efficiency Business Value: 3 q Brand/reputation protection/enhancement 3 q Cost savings/operational efficiency S...
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