#air conditioning News

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The manufacturing drive risks counteracting the emissions gains of China’s clean-energy drive.
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EB Studio Extreme heat is making air conditioning a necessity. For commercial offices and large-scale city campuses, the use of artificial intelligence and demand response-ready cooling systems could promise efficiency gains.
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Organisers of the Paris Games have pledged to cut planet-heating emissions in half but how will they deliver on this ambition?
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The rising cost of energy has made energy poverty a challenge – there are people who cannot afford to turn on air conditioners and need "cool places" to go to, says the city’s co-chief heat officer Krista Milne.
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#air conditioning Opinion

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Cutting-edge research and practical decision-making is helping the Australian Open make a call when the weather gets too hot to handle.
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As the world reels from the hottest year on record, the weather outlook for the future looks grim, with extreme heat set to be unavoidable unless we act now.
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As cities grow and heat up, it’s time to get rid of your air-conditioner and have more plants in your homes.
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Existing homes in Australia tend to have a poor thermal performance even in current climate conditions, yet the urgency to retrofit homes for better energy efficiency and comfort is given little political attention.
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#air conditioning Videos

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Improving energy efficiency could meet a quarter of Southeast Asia’s emissions reduction targets. Here is how efficiency could drive Southeast Asia's energy transition.
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EB Studio What makes cooling such a hot topic when it comes to climate change? This year's #Innovate4Climate summit will look at the problem and potential of sustainable cooling.
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After two months of searching for sustainability solutions and a showdown between six finalists, the finale of The Liveability Challenge 2018 culminated in a proposal for biodegradable straws winning nearly a million dollars.
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No hot air here: Researchers from the National University of Singapore produce the first prototype of a new, environmentally friendly air conditioner in what could be a “quantum leap” in the 100-year old technology.
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#air conditioning Podcasts

Where is the smart money going in renewables?
Solar, wind, carbon capture, nature-based solutions—what are the technologies needed to combat climate change? Eco-Business asked clean energy entrepreneur Hendrik Tiesinga where the smart money is going.
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Air-conditioning is in hot demand in Southeast Asia, but the energy-guzzling technology exacerbates climate change. Eco-Business asked Professor James Trevelyan how the region can stay cool without cooking the planet.
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EB Studio [The EB Podcast] In the second episode of the series Tomorrow’s cities: Engineering the energy transition, we explore how to build zero carbon cities in fast-growing Southeast Asia.
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