Publications: Air Conditioners
Jacob, Tabeel A., Nihar Shah, and Won Young Park."Evaluation of hybrid evaporative-vapor compression air conditioners for different global climates."Energy Conversion and Management 249 (2021). DOI
Park, Won Young, Nihar Shah, Edward L. Vine, Patrick Blake, Brian Holuj, James Hyungkwan Kim, and Dae Hoon Kim."Ensuring the climate benefits of the Montreal Protocol: Global governance architecture for cooling efficiency and alternative refrigerants."Energy Research & Social Science Volume 76 (2021). DOI
Park, Won Young, Nihar Shah, Virginie E. Letschert, and Patrick Blake."Harmonizing Energy-Efficiency Standards for Room Air Conditioners in Southeast Asia." (2021).
Shah, Nihar, EE Task Force, and UNEP TEAP."Montreal protocol on substances that deplete the ozone layer report of the technology and economic assesment panel volume 4: decision XXXI/7 - continued provision of information on energy-efficient and low-global-warming-potential technologies.." (2021).
Park, Won Young, Nihar Shah, Patrick Blake, and Madeleine Edl."Technical Note on Quality and Performance Metrics of Cooling Products for East African Community (EAC) and Southern African Development Community (SADC)." (2021).
Shah, Nihar, Won Young Park, and Chao Ding."Trends in best-in-class energy-efficient technologies for room air conditioners."Energy Reports 7 (2021) 3162 - 3170. DOI
Karali, Nihan, Chao Ding, Won Young Park, Nihar Shah, and Jiang Lin."Energy-Efficiency Improvement Potential of Multi-split Air Conditioning Systems in China." (2020).
Letschert, Virginie E.."Cooling Efficiency in Indonesia: Recent Achievements and Future Outlook." (2020).
Purohit, Pallav, Lena Höglund-Isaksson, John Dulac, Nihar Shah, Max Wei, Peter Rafaj, and Wolfgang Schöpp."Electricity savings and greenhouse gas emission reductions from global phase-down of hydrofluorocarbons."Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 20.19 (2020) 11305 - 11327. DOI
Letschert, Virginie E., Sarah K. Price, Ambereen Shaffie, Won Young Park, Nihan Karali, Nikit Abhyankar, Nihar Shah, and Ari Darmawan Pasek."Accelerating the Transition to More Energy Efficient Air Conditioners in Indonesia." (2020).
Dreyfus, , G, N. Borgford-Parnell, J. Christensen, D.W. Fahey, B. Motherway, T. Peters, R. Picolotti, Nihar Shah, Y. Xu, M. Molina, and D. Zaelke."Assessment of Climate and Development Benefits of Efficient and Climate-Friendly Cooling." (2020).
Park, Won Young, Nihar Shah, Jun Young Choi, Hee Jeong Kang, Dae Hoon Kim, and Amol A. Phadke."Lost in translation: Overcoming divergent seasonal performance metrics to strengthen air conditioner energy-efficiency policies."Energy for Sustainable Development 55 (2020) 56 - 68. DOI
Park, Won Young, Nihar Shah, Brian Holuj, Noah Horowitz, and Alex Hillbrand."Model Regulation Guidelines for Energy-Efficient and Climate-Friendly Air Conditioners." (2019).
Shah, Nihar, EE Task Force, and UNEP TEAP."Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer, Volume 3: Decision XXX/5 Task Force Final Report on Cost and Availability of Low-GWP Technologies/Equipment that Maintain/Enhance Energy Efficiency."UNEP Report of the Technology and Economic Assessment Panel 3 (2019).
Shah, Nihar, EE Task Force, and UNEP TEAP."Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer, Volume 4: Decision XXX/3 Task Force Report on Cost and Availability of Low-GWP Technologies/Equipment that Maintain/Enhance Energy Efficiency (Advance Copy)."UNEP Report of the Technology and Economic Assessment Panel 4 (2019).
Park, Won Young, Nihar Shah, Chao Ding, and Yi Qu."Challenges and Recommended Policies for Simultaneous Global Implementation of Low-GWP Refrigerants and High Efficiency in Room Air Conditioners." (2019).
McNeil, Michael A., Nihan Karali, and Virginie E. Letschert."Forecasting Indonesia's electricity load through 2030 and peak demand reductions from appliance and lighting efficiency."Energy for Sustainable Development 49.April 2019 (2019). DOI
Shah, Nihar, Scientific Assessment Panel, and et al.."Scientific Assessment of Ozone Depletion: 2018 - Report and Executive Summary."Global Ozone Research and Monitoring Project (2018).
Shah, Nihar, EE Task Force, and UNEP TEAP."Decision XXIX/10 Task Force Report on Issues Related to Energy Efficiency While Phasing Down Hydrofluorocarbons."UNEP Report of the Technology and Economic Assessment Panel 5 (2018).
Park, Won Young, Nihar Shah, and Brian F. Gerke."Assessment of commercially available energy-efficient room air conditioners including models with low global warming potential (GWP) refrigerants." (2017).
Letschert, Virginie E., Brian F. Gerke, Michael A. McNeil, Thomas Tu, Brian Dean, Edi Sartono, Jaya Rajasa, and Chad Gallinat."Baseline Evaluation and Policy Implications for Air Conditioners in Indonesia."9th International Conference On Energy Efficiency In Domestic Appliances and Lighting (2017).
Shah, Nihar, Nina Khanna, Nihan Karali, Won Young Park, Yi Qu, and Nan Zhou."Opportunities for Simultaneous Efficiency Improvement and Refrigerant Transition in Air Conditioning." (2017).
Shah, Nihar, Stephane de la Rue du Can, Dietram Oppelt, Ana Maria Carreno, Nicole Kearney, and et al.."Accelerating the Global Adoption of Energy-Efficient and Climate-Friendly Air Conditioners."U4E Policy Guide Series (2017).
Abhyankar, Nikit, Nihar Shah, Won Young Park, and Amol A. Phadke."Accelerating Energy Efficiency Improvements in Room Air Conditioners in India: Potential, Costs-Benefits, and Policies." (2017).