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Alaska district-heating project with CO2 heat pumps underway

Michael Garry, R774 Summary A grant-supported district-heating system in Seward, Alaska, that employs six water-source Mayekawa CO2heat pumps is expected to be completed by the end of 2019, according to the energy consultant working on the project. The heat pumps will provide heating to...

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District Cooling Market expected to grow significantly

True Industry News Summary Recently, the Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation or Empower, one of the most notable providers of district cooling services, announced that it will be providing 3,900 Refrigeration Tons (RT) district cooling services to Wasl Tower. Notably, the Wasl...

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‘District Cooling needs to become the new normal’

Climate Control Middle East Summary Erik Solheim, Head of United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), speaks exclusively to Climate Control Middle East on the progress of global support for the Kigali Amendment, the uptake of District Energy and its viability for the region, how policy...

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New Material Makes Cooling Devices More Energy-Efficient

Dirk Lenzen, ChemEurope Summary Waste heat from industry can often not be utilised because of its low temperature. With this material, it can be used in environmentally friendly cooling systems for example in the field of building technology. The research team from Kiel will present its...

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To fight climate change, we have to make cooling a hot topic

Hannah Koh, Eco-business Summary Technology has made life in the tropics safer, healthier and more comfortable. But our addiction to polluting, energy-guzzling cooling is causing an environmental crisis. How can cooling become a hot topic for policymakers? A lack of understanding of the...

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Empower and Honeywell to Scope Cooperation for Energy Efficient Technologies for the Region

Press Release, Albawaba Business Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the world’s largest district cooling services provider, has stressed on supporting UAE’s efforts to become one of the leading smart cities in the world. In line with this, Ahmad Bin Shafar,...

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The global cooling crisis: What Southeast Asia can do about it

Feng Zengkun, Eco-Business Based on an Eco-Business survey, it was found that people in their countries only have limited awareness of the negative impact of air conditioning and the differences in air conditioner models’ energy efficiency. Image: Arend Veenhuizen , CC BY-SA 3.0 , via...

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Refrigerant Update: The Next Transition Has Begin

Summary In the 1980s, Montreal Protocol was focused on Ozone Depletion. It seems, we have come full circle and are in the middle of the next refrigerant transition. This time, the change is not clear cut, what's in/out and what's coming? Market is demanding increasing in efficiency— will the...


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Refrigerant Regulation & Legislation Update

Webinar Presented By Summary DATE: Wednesday, November 30, 2016 TIME: 1:00 pm Eastern Standard Time (New York, GMT-05:00) DESCRIPTION Ever since the first Montreal Protocol meetings began regulating CFCs in the 1980s, refrigerant rules and acceptability continue to evolve....


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Efficiency Improvement in District Cooling System using Direct Condensation

Summary The presentation illustrates the innovative design recently applied to the Abdali District Cooling Plant (Jordan). Due to non-water availability, the system was designed with air cooled chillers. However, several state-of-the-art technologies have been successfully developed to...