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Heat pumps to use more climate-friendly coolant

September 9, 2019

DTU Mechanical Engineering and company Nilan are collaborating on a new project that focuses on the use of a…
In Search of the Perfect Dynamic Duo for Efficient Cooling

March 22, 2019

New research finds a promising match between metal organic frameworks and refrigerants. When the weather heats up, so…
Heatwave misperceptions lead to danger

February 27, 2019

South Australians don’t see heatwaves as serious events and warnings do little more than ‘trigger’ common-sense behaviours like…
Million Cool Roofs Challenge

February 3, 2019

The Million Cool Roofs Challenge is a $2 million global competition to rapidly scale up the deployment of…
Researchers develop a new houseplant that can clean your home’s air

December 20, 2018

We like to keep the air in our homes as clean as possible, and sometimes we use HEPA…
Clear the air

September 27, 2018

Air conditioning and heating systems are not only great for keeping a home cool or warm, but they…
Struggling with the heat wave? A tiny air conditioning unit to the rescue!

July 27, 2018

You probably already noticed, but a large part of the world is dealing with extreme heat right now.…
Air conditioning accounts for about 12% of U.S. home energy expenditures

July 24, 2018

Air-conditioning equipment is used in 87% of homes in the United States and, according to the latest EIA…
A Close Look at the Microbes that Thrive in Air Conditioning

July 23, 2018

Typically, we don’t think too much about the inner workings of our air-conditioning units, even as we enjoy…
In a warming world, could air conditioning make things worse?

July 9, 2018

As climate change continues to push summer temperatures ever higher, the increased use of air conditioning in buildings…
Light-Filtering Paint can Cool down your Room when Exposed to Sunlight

May 27, 2018

As soon as ambient temperatures start climbing above comfortable levels in the summer, people turn on the air…
Australian heat waves and energy crisis is especially heavy on vulnerable households

November 15, 2017

With climate change we are getting more of weather extremities. For example, Australia is suffering from common heat…
Study measures air pollution increase attributable to air conditioning

May 4, 2017

When summer temperatures rise and people turn to their air conditioners to stay cool, something else also increases:…
Air Conditioning: Bringing You Relief… And Microbes

July 27, 2016

In these recent sweltering days of summer, air conditioning might seem like your best friend. But those refreshingly…
Solar breakthrough drives air-con efficiency

June 20, 2016

Solar breakthrough drives air-con efficiency. Operating at Stockland Wendouree Shopping Centre in Ballarat, Victoria, the system uses concentrating…
Air Conditioner That Requires No Electricity To Function

June 7, 2016

If you live in a location with hot summers, an air conditioner unit is essential. Not everyone has…
India likely to experience continued growth in electricity use for air conditioning

October 28, 2015

Energy demand for space cooling is growing rapidly in India and around the world, driven by rising incomes…
Personal Air Conditioner

October 8, 2015

Evapolar is a desktop personal air conditioner that humidifies and purifies air. Developers says that created climate is healthy…
A super cool roof solution to being hot in the city

May 28, 2015

Sydney materials scientists are claiming a breakthrough in cool roof technology with a surface they’ve developed that will…
The Cost of Staying Cool When Incomes Heat Up

April 29, 2015

The continual increase in global incomes means people are living more comfortably, including having the ability to afford…
Underperforming? Energy Efficiency of HVAC Equipment Suffers Due to Poor Installation

November 13, 2014

The push for more efficient air conditioners and heat pumps aims to trim the 30 percent share of…
A*STAR, BCA and Hitachi Pilot Plant Facilitates Research for Greener Buildings

August 26, 2014

Imagine powering a building’s air-conditioning using heat. A newly completed Combined Heat and Power (CHP) pilot plant has…
Excess heat from air conditioners causes higher nighttime temperatures

May 16, 2014

A team of researchers from Arizona State University has found that releasing excess heat from air conditioners running…
EU takes Germany to task over auto air conditioning

January 24, 2014

The European Commission formally took Germany to task for breaching rules on the environment Thursday in a row…
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