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The need for air conditioning is increasing in the EU

Recent Eurostat figures show an increase in the number of cooling degree days in the EU-27 Member States. This indicates an increase in the need for air conditioning over the last decades.



Heating degree days (HDD) and Cooling degree days (CDD) are weather-based technical indexes designed to describe the energy requirements of buildings in terms of heating (HDD) or cooling (CDD). Both variables are derived from measurements of outside air temperature. [1] ...

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