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The race to design individual cooling devices

Cooling individuals would be less energy-consuming and a lot cheaper than cooling entire buildings. Based on that principle, companies, start-ups, and researchers are racing to build wearable devices that can act like mini air-conditioning units.
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According to the IEA « Baseline Scenario », energy needs for space cooling could triple by 2050 (see IIR website news (1)). The home cooling industry is a large market: for example, in the US – where three-quarters of all homes use an air conditioner– air cond...

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