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How solar-charged HVAC keeps trucking cool

GreenBiz

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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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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Callide coal unit returns to service after multiple delays with new cooling tower

Renew Economy

One of the two Callide C coal units has finally returned to service, after being taken offline due to a cooling tower failure. The post Callide coal unit returns to service after multiple delays with new cooling tower appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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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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This new cooling technology also prevents viral spread

GreenBiz

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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First geothermal cooling plant in Masdar City, UAE starts operations

ThinkGeoEnergy

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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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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