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How solar-charged HVAC keeps trucking cool


How solar-charged HVAC keeps trucking cool. Most drivers spend their off-duty time in the sleeper compartments of their trucks, sometimes keeping the truck idling to get power and to cool or heat their space. Idling to keep cool. Most important, drivers need access to heating and cooling for their comfort and health.

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First geothermal cooling plant in Masdar City, UAE starts operations


ADNOC and the National Central Cooling Company PJSC (Tabreed) have announced the start of operations at G2COOL, the first district cooling project in the Gulf Region to harness geothermal energy. The cooling of buildings accounts for up to 70% of the UAE’s electricity consumption.

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New MIT passive cooling system works without electricity

Inhabitat - Innovation

Buildings are using more energy to cool, and urban areas are particularly vulnerable due to the urban heat island effect. The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has developed a new passive cooling device for buildings to help with this.

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This new cooling technology also prevents viral spread


This new cooling technology also prevents viral spread. In the face of dangerous heat waves this summer, Americans have taken shelter in air-conditioned cooling centers. The same air conditioning systems that keep us cool recirculate air around us, potentially spreading the coronavirus. Gloria Oladipo. Thu, 10/08/2020 - 00:40.

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The Cool Way to Heat: CA is poised to encourage “smart” AC units

NRDC onEarth

Proposed regs encourage new AC installs to be heat pumps, enabling customers to access heating and cooling in one clean appliance.

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Energy efficient bamboo device in Vietnam is a cooling system

Inhabitat - Innovation

AREP, a multidisciplinary architecture agency, created a cooling system prototype based on the history, culture and original designs used by ancient civilizations.

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Digitalisation of district heating and cooling an essential technology – report

Smart Energy International

The digitalisation of district heating and cooling is essential to decarbonising the thermal energy system, a new IEA report states. A dedicated effort should be directed to defining shared standards for data stream labelling, component naming and description of district heating and cooling network layout. Have you read?

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