Today’s environmental enthusiasts insist greatly on sustainability and using environmentally friendly solutions. This move has seen many change their fuel use and start practicing recycling and safe disposal. Scientists have also joined the movement by developing greener air conditioning. A lab in Washington, DC, has improved AC units by creating a new model that consumes less energy. They achieved this by removing this by using sorbent technology, which eliminates the use of the compressor.
Posted in October 2022 by
Do you save energy by turning off your air conditioner during the day, or should you just let it run at the same temperature setting throughout the day? We’ve all wondered this question at some point, usually after returning home from a long, hot summer day to a stuffy house.
Posted in September 2022 by
In the summer heat, nothing is more important than your air conditioning system. You don’t want to worry whether your AC will keep the house cool all night long when you step into a sweltering house at the end of a long day at work or school. It’s challenging to keep your AC in tiptop shape all year round. After all, it’s constantly working hard to keep your home cool and comfortable in hot weather. There are simple things you can do now and throughout the rest of the summer to maintain your central air conditioner so that it doesn’t break down on hot days.
Posted in August 2022 by
The paper is coated with a thin material reflecting heat away from the paper’s surface. This means that when the sun shines on the paper, it will reflect most of the sunlight and heat away instead of absorbing it. The researchers have also added a layer of nanoparticles to the paper that helps it to cool even further by absorbing heat from the air around it.
Posted in June 2022 by
Stakeholders have utilized heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) to provide thermal comfort. A team led by Prof. Stefan Seelecke developed the novel air conditioning technology. The technology cools the air through the use of muscles. The muscles consists of nickel-titanium. Susanne Kirsch and Felix Welsch helped in the development of this system while doing a doctoral research project. Prof. Stefan Seelecke and his team from Saarland University have been advancing this cooling system. The cooling system saves energy and conserves the environment.
Posted in May 2022 by
Fans may seem like old-fashioned home technology, but that doesn’t mean you should overlook them. Smart fans do more than keep you cool in the summer. A properly installed smart fan can help an HVAC system run more efficiently, thus saving money and energy. There are several ways you can reinvent your indoor cooling with smart fans.
Posted in April 2022 by
The U.S Department of Energy’s contemporary minimum efficiency standards for heat pumps and air conditions may be effective in January 2023. Several changes are expected to be witnessed in the HVAC practices and standards. These new mandated practices and challenges may significantly influence the cost of products and expected services at the time. The following are changes and strategies that building owners should take to dodge potential threats:
Posted in March 2022 by
The Covid Pandemic has certainly raised various health concerns that the average person should consider. No place is no longer safe from exposure to the disease, and people need to take a proactive approach to stop the issue.
Posted in February 2022 by
Liquid Desiccant Energy-efficient air conditioning is an innovative technology meant to save cost and energy by effectively controlling the humidity in the atmosphere. The liquid desiccant absorbs the moisture before cooling its dew point air since it comprises a concentrated salt solution. It works more effectively on hot-humid applications where Case doors do not allow condensation. Most industries will embrace the use of liquid desiccants due to the following reasons.
Posted in January 2022 by
The EPA has decided to drastically cut potent greenhouse gases. The EPA says these chemicals, like hydro fluorocarbons (HFCs) and per fluorocarbons (PFCs), cause global warming by trapping heat in the Earth’s atmosphere. HFCs are used in air conditioners and refrigerators, while PFCs are used in the foam of every airplane and car. There is a four year grace period for companies that use these chemicals to adapt. Many people believe this action is too late, as measures to combat global warming should have been put in place a long time ago. It aims to reduce HFC production and usage in the United States by 85 percent over the next 15 years as part of a global phase out to combat global warming. By 2050, it is predicted to reduce harmful emissions by the equivalent of 4.5 billion metric tons of CO2, which is equivalent to three years’ worth of emissions from the US power sector. Over the next 30 years, switching to safer alternatives and more energy-efficient cooling systems is estimated to save more than $270 billion in costs and improve public health.
Posted in December 2021 by