How solar-charged HVAC keeps trucking cool

GreenBiz

How solar-charged HVAC keeps trucking cool. To reduce fuel consumption — which by extension decreases emissions — trucking fleets are using auxiliary electric battery HVAC (heating, ventilation and air conditioning) units in combination with solar panels installed on truck roofs.

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“Tell Us the Condition of Our Craft” — The Case for Tesla Pilot Mode: Energy Use of HVAC & Other Accessories

CleanTechnica

How do we find out how we are doing in any endeavor in a complex machine? The need is for specific performance data that allows an informed decision — at least, if we wish.

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Elon’s Home HVAC — Is It Time For “The Building Company”?

CleanTechnica

Hey Elon, I saw you again mentioned the idea to release a next generation home HVAC system. That sounds totally awesome. I know that I’d buy one and tons of people would buy one, too, but I know you like to dream big. Considering the huge housing issue in Reno, a surplus of bricks from [&hellip.

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How Does a Control Valve Work in an HVAC System?

The Environmental Blog

Almost every HVAC system consists of pressure control valves that help in the smooth operation of the entire unit. From maintaining a specific pressure in the circuit to keeping the system pressure under control, the control valves play a crucial role in keeping the HVAC system safe. . Most HVAC systems operate within a specific pressure range. Without absolute control of these forces, the fluid components in the HVAC system may get damaged.

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What’s It Like to Be an HVAC Installer or Technician?

GreenTechMedia

What do HVAC technicians do? “Our HVAC technicians respond to emergency calls, troubleshoot and determine next steps as needed,” says Lednyak. ” What skills does an HVAC technician need? Different HVAC companies may tackle problems of varying complexity.

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“Tell Us the Condition of Our Craft” — The Case for Pilot Mode: Improving Energy Feedback in the Tesla Model 3

CleanTechnica

Even when the Tesla Model 3 begins to fully drive itself, it will still have humans on board. And it is best not to forget that. .

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Home Efficiency 101: Appliances, Thermal Envelope, Lighting, Plumbing, & More

CleanTechnica

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Maintenance Tips For A Green Home

CleanTechnica

Consumer Technology Energy Efficiency HVAC laundry low flow sinks low flow toilets refrigerators toiletsKeeping your home healthy and as efficient as possible will help you and your family save money and reduce exposure to toxic products.

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CalSEED Awards $4.2 Million To Young Cleantech Companies

CleanTechnica

28 clean energy startups were selected to receive $150,000 each for their concepts.

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Tesla Van With Camping & SpaceX Packages Brings It All Together — Could It Replace Your Home?

CleanTechnica

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5 Reasons to Switch to Green HVAC Technology

Energy Refuge

Fortunately, there are green HVAC technologies available that can make a difference. Right now, you can claim a tax break when you have a new HVAC system installed. Enhance Your Existing HVAC Systems. There are several examples of green HVAC technology on the market that improve HVAC systems’ performance and make them more energy-efficient and ecologically-friendly. There is mounting evidence that HVAC systems are associated with better overall health.

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[Blog] The Future of HVAC is Smart

Home Energy

The HVAC industry is not known for its quick rate of change, but when change comes, it shifts the industry dramatically. The introduction of scroll technology, SEER requirements that transformed system efficiency, smart Wi-Fi thermostats that changed how we interact with our systems, and the looming technician shortage that is

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Global search uncovers proven innovations in clean energy, climate solutions

GreenBiz

Clean Energy HVAC Innovation EntrepreneurshipInspiration from the longlist of finalists for this year’s Ashden Awards.

Green New Deals For The World Are Green Good Deals

CleanTechnica

The Earth is rapidly approaching 1.5°C C global warming, air pollution kills over 7 million people worldwide each year, and diminishing fossil fuel resources portend social instability. Yet, recently, world leaders at the United Nations Madrid climate talks failed to agree on a path forward. The core of the problem is the belief by some leaders that solving global warming will be expensive and drain the economy of their country. However, new research indicates that this belief is incorrect.

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Homeowners Upgrade To Geothermal To Save Money & Reduce Emissions

CleanTechnica

Homeowners Don and Sarah Ham were not happy with the recurring monthly expenses needed to keep their heating oil-fired HVAC system running, and found financial relief in the form of a Dandelion residential geothermal system. Air Quality Buildings Clean Power Geothermal Energy Dandelion Geothermal Don Ham HVAC New York

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Tesla’s Octovalve Enabled A Staggering 10% Increase In Range For The Model Y

CleanTechnica

Cars Clean Transport Consumer Technology Electric Cars Electric Vehicles Energy Efficiency Interviews Elon Musk Galileo Russell heat pump HVAC Kristen K10 Octovalve Omar Qazi Sandy Munro Sofiaan Fraval Tesla Tesla Model Y Third Row Tesla Podcast Vincent YuIn their latest podcast, Third Row Tesla talked with Elon Musk and Sandy Munro about some of the innovations Tesla brought to bear in optimizing the design of the Tesla Model.

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[Blog] HVAC Industry Trends: 7 Things Every Contractor Should Know

Home Energy

The past year has seen many developments in HVAC technology and the industry as a whole. For contractors, understanding these HVAC industry trends is key for maintaining competitiveness in the space.

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“Tell Us the Condition of Our Craft” — The Case for Pilot Mode: Improving Energy Feedback in the Tesla Model 3

CleanTechnica

This is part 4 of a four-part series on CleanTechnica. Read parts one and two and three for much more background on the topic — both the space history and the pitch for Tesla Pilot Mode.

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Tesla Model Y vs. Model 3 — Owner & Former GM EV1 Engineer Shares Details

CleanTechnica

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500,000 US Clean Energy Jobs at Risk from COVID Effects

CleanTechnica

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How solar-charged HVAC keeps trucking cool

AGreenLiving

How solar-charged HVAC keeps trucking cool Mike Roeth Tue, 08/11/2020 – 00:01 When most businesspeople travel for their jobs, they retire to their hotel room at the end of the day. To reduce fuel consumption — which by extension decreases emissions — trucking fleets are using auxiliary electric battery HVAC (heating, ventilation and air conditioning) units in combination with solar panels installed on truck roofs.

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Energy Efficiency Is A Core Target For Machine Learning

CleanTechnica

Buildings Clean Power Climate Change Consumer Technology Demand Response Energy Efficiency Energy Storage Green Economy Grid Home Energy Management Investment Manufacturing Microgrids Smart Grid Smartphone Apps Ancillary Markets electricity markets Hot Water Heaters HVAC machine learningMultiple firms around the world are leveraging machine learning to optimize building energy consumption for cost savings and carbon reductions.

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Energy Innovation CEO Hal Harvey: Climate Solutions Are At Our Fingertips

CleanTechnica

Cars Clean Power Clean Transport Climate Change Consumer Technology Electric Cars Electric Vehicles Energy Efficiency Green Economy Grid Solar Energy Wind Energy american energy policy HVAC The YEARS ProjectIt’s easy to become overwhelmed with the climate crisis. With powerful political forces and traditional energy businesses pushing hard to deny the problem, delay progress, or greenwash their own activities, it can sometimes feel like progress is unattainable.

Renesas unveils integrated LIN interface sensor signal conditioner for EV HVAC Systems

Charged

HVAC plays a significant role in EV battery range, and OEMs are looking for ways to improve system efficiency while maintaining high performance and staying within tight cost constraints,” said Renesas VP Christian Wolf. With the ZSSC4132, customers can access a complete SSC solution that is already LIN certified, allowing them to easily and cost-effectively scale their HVAC system development for mid-range up to high-end EVs and hybrids.”.

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Building Electrification: Opportunities For Job Training While Sheltering In Place

CleanTechnica

Clean Power Green Economy Green Jobs Policy & Politics cleantech education cleantech job training Department of Public Service green job training HVAC Maine New York State Energy Research and Development Authority Northeast Energy Efficiency Partnership NYSERDA Pacific Gas & Electric VermontOver the past several weeks, in order to fight the spread of the coronavirus, millions of Americans have been ordered to stay at home.

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7 Reasons Why Tesla Will Benefit From The Crisis — #2 Diversification

CleanTechnica

Cathie Wood, the founder of Ark Invest, has repeated many times that in a recession or economic downturn disruptive companies gain pace and expand their competitive advantage versus incumbents.

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As the world warms, the call for climate-friendly cooling heats up

GreenBiz

Energy & Climate HVACThe next phase of The Climate Group’s EP100 initiative stresses need for more energy-efficient air conditioners, especially in emerging economies.

[Blog] Avoid These Pitfalls When Installing HVAC Sensors

Home Energy

Modern HVAC systems are getting smarter, which means they need sensors to tell them when to keep the house cool and when to let the temperature climb a little bit to save power when no one is home. These sensors serve a specific purpose, but they can be tricky to

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Techie Nurse Chatting Tesla Ventilator, How To Make A Mask — CleanTechnica Top 20 In April

CleanTechnica

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7 New(ish) Tesla Patents

CleanTechnica

Tesla is an innovation powerhouse. As part of that, it publishes a fair number of patents. We don't get around to publishing stories on every interesting patent we see, so here's a quick roundup of Tesla patents published in recent months that we haven't covered.

Tesla 2020 Predictions

CleanTechnica

Starting from this year onwards, I will place my predictions for the next 12 months in article form. Most of these predictions are based on historical facts or behavioural economics, and I would be happy if I am 50% correct by end of next year. My purpose for doing this is to mainly get a much broader critique to my predictions in the comments section, so please leave a comment whether you agree or not.

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This AI-driven energy efficiency app in Madrid's metro has many fans

GreenBiz

Artificial Intelligence Blockchain Energy & Climate HVAC Information Technology Transportation & Mobility Energy EfficiencyThe software has helped Metro de Madrid reduce its energy costs by 25 percent so far.

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How roasters and retailers can support farmers and make coffee more sustainable

AGreenLiving

Business Green 100-percent airline-plans corporate strategy food-systems hvac longlist offsetting-and renewable energyCollective action is needed. Here is the original: How roasters and retailers can support farmers and make coffee more sustainable.

Global search uncovers proven innovations in clean energy, climate solutions

AGreenLiving

Business Green 100-percent ashden clean energy fuels-and hvac longlist renewable energyInspiration from the longlist of finalists for this year’s Ashden Awards. Go here to read the rest: Global search uncovers proven innovations in clean energy, climate solutions.

Delta lifts off with $1 billion pledge to become carbon neutral

AGreenLiving

Business Green 100-percent aircraft-renewal airline-plans ashden aviation clean energy corporate strategy fuels-and hvac longlist offsetting-and renewable energy weight-reductionThe airline plans to invest in aircraft renewal, sustainable jet fuel, weight reduction, and CO2 offsetting and sequestration projects. Read the original post: Delta lifts off with $1 billion pledge to become carbon neutral.