National Ozone Unit (NOU) St. George’s, Grenada: The two local technicians that left Grenada to complete a two week training program in Natural Refrigerant Technology in Germany returned to the island on October 20th having successfully completed the training program.

The technicians, Mr. Curtis James ans Mr. Oral Ferguson have been involved in refrigeration and air-conditioning for over 15 years. This brings the total to five (5), the number of local technicians that have benefited from the European experience working with natural refrigerants and exposure to modern, state of the art equipment used in the refrigeration an air conditioning sector.

On their return, the two technicians visited the NOU and and reported on the experience to National Ozone Officer, Mr. Leslie Smith.  They highlighted that the experience is of tremendous benefit to them and explored ways in which they can share the information acquired with other technicians here in Grenada.

More technicians are expected to benefit through capacity development under the Cool Contributions fighting Climate Change (C4) project executed by the National Ozone Unit with funding provided by the German Federal Ministry for the Environment…. through GIZ Proklima.