The Global Cooling Prize has developed a Prize Criteria Tool so you can estimate how your technology will score in the Prize.
All the participating cooling technologies need to demonstrate that they meet or exceed the Primary and Supplementary Prize Criteria of the Global Cooling Prize to compete in the competition. The “Primary Criteria” includes the Climate Impact and Affordability Criteria. The “Supplementary Criteria” includes the criteria on refrigerant, water, power demand, scalability, emissions, materials and operational requirements. All the prize criteria must be met by the participating cooling technologies to qualify in the prize. You can learn more about the Prize Criteria here.
For the purpose of the prize, the performance of all the participating cooling technologies will be evaluated against the performance of the baseline AC unit.
Source: Global Cooling Prize Newsletter