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National Survey on Usage of HFCs in Sri Lanka Inception Meeting is held on 24th February 2015 at 02.30pm at the Auditorium of National Science Foundation, Colombo

Training Workshop on Good Practices in Refrigeration & Air Conditioning Service Sector Technicians
25th, 26th, 27th February 2015
College of Technology, Rathnapura

Ozone Depleting Substances have been used in several applications including RAC service sector in Sri Lanka. NOU has conducted a three day national level capacity building workshop for RAC sector Technicians. Training of technicians to engage promptly and effectively in new environment and ozone friendly technologies is vital in meeting the obligations of the Montreal Protocol Hydrochloroflurocarbon (HCFCs) phase out targets for Sri Lanka by 2013 – 2015 successfully.

Workshop Discussions were based on

• The information on Ozone layer, ozone layer Depletion, effects on Climate change
• Introducing alternative refrigerants to substitute HCFCs
• Hands on practical demonstrations on handling the use of refrigerants, recovery of refrigerant best practices in dismantling, installation of HCFC or HFC based Air-Conditioner and safety measures
• Identification of contaminated or mixed refrigerants



Our Vission...
"Rebuilt the ozone layer to it's full strength.."

Our Mission...
To fulfill the commitments under the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer to Protect the Ozone Layer by phasing out Ozone Depleting Substances (ODS) in Sri Lanka.
To integrate Ozone Layer protection in to the countries planning process, with minimum inconvenience to industry the general public taking into consideration of Global environment, Legal requirement & economic aspects of the country. Instigate activities to maintain and strengthen the institutional framework in protection of the Ozone Layer in Sri Lanka.

Our Objectives...
Implementation of the Montreal Protocol in Sri Lanka to protect the Ozone Layer..

Project at a Glance..

National Ozone Unit (NOU) was established under the Ministry of Environment in Sri Lanka, which is the national focal point for the Montreal Protocol (MP) in 1994, with the approval of the Institutional Strengthening (IS). The projects of the NOU operate directly under the Secretary, Ministry of Environment in Sri Lanka who is the National Project Director and the ....



Director, NOU who is the Coordinator of Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer to Protect the Ozone Layer by phasing out Ozone Depleting Substances (ODS) in Sri Lanka, coordinating international and national activities related to phasing out Ozone Depleting substances with the targets given by the Montreal Protocol. The Director is from Lanka Administrative Services (SLAS) and appointed by the Sri Lankan Governmet.


The Ministry has provided a space for the office and eligible officers who can handle the activities in the unit. The NOU has grown with time by obtaining fund through other projects and recruiting qualified people to assist the different projects under the guidance of Secretary of the Ministry of Environment and the Director, NOU with support of the UNDP. At present the Unit has projects funded by Multi Lateral Fund (MLF) through implementing agencies such as UNDP & UNEP.....

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