Press Release

August 02, 2007
  • Air & Transportation

Formulation of the Protocol for the Verification Tests and Invitation to Become Verification Organizations for the FY 2007 ETV Pilot Project in Heat-Island Mitigation Technology (for Reducing Air Conditioning Load by Using Building Envelope Systems)

The Ministry of the Environment (MOE) adopted the Protocol (the Second Edition) for the verification tests on the FY2007 Pilot Project of the Environmental Technology Verification (ETV) in the field of heat-island mitigation technology (technologies for reducing air conditioning load by using building envelope systems).

Based on this Protocol, the MOE invites local governments, public corporations and nonprofit organizations to apply for verification organizations in this field. Please submit applications in Japanese by fax or e-mail to the following address:

Submission period: August 2, 2007 - August 22, 17:00, 2007
Submit to:
Environmental Control Technology Office, Policy and Coordination Division,
Environmental Management Bureau, Ministry of the Environment, Government of Japan
Godochosha No. 5, Kasumigaseki 1-2-2, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-8975, Japan.
FAX: 3-3593-1049

The Pilot Project of the ETV is a program launched by the MOE in FY2003 for the purpose of trial implementation of advanced environmental technologies and objective verification of their performances. For details, please refer to the following website of the ETV of Japan (

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