eChiller wins the EC’s European Business Award for the Environment


The eChiller was awarded the European Business Award for the Environment (EBAE) by the European Commission’s DG Environment in the category Products and Services. This confirms ones more the eChillers competitiveness at European level.

The EBAE-award recognizes businesses that successfully combine innovation, competitiveness and outstanding environmental performance and make an important contribution to a more sustainable Europe. The awards are held every two years and were awarded in the 10th cycle 2018. To be eligible for the awards, companies have to succeed first at a national level. The 2018-2019 EBAE-competition saw 161 applications received from 19 European countries.

The winners were recognised in six different categories: micro and small companies management, medium and large companies management, product and services, business process, developing country cooperation and business and biodiversity. This category recognises companies that succeed in placing on the market a new product or service that promotes more sustainable patterns of production and consumption or contributes to a sustainable circular economy.

The eChiller convinced with the use of water as a refrigerant combined with outstanding energy efficiency and thus resulting in a minimal global warming impact. Substituting harmful F-gases with pure tap water as the refrigerant, which has zero global warming impact and zero ozone depletion potential, the eChiller thus strongly supports the EU’s climate action.

Dr.-Ing. Jürgen Süß, CEO Efficient Energy GmbH was receiving the prize during the EBAE Awards Ceremony in Vienna and stated that he was “proud that the eChiller was presented and recognised at a European level. The environmental thought is firmly anchored in our company but also the economical aspect is an important one.”

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