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  • Thermal comfort in commercial buildings

    An article published by Consulting Specifying Engineer focuses on the factors to consider when providing thermal comfort in commercial buildings.

    • Publication date : 2017/07/05
  • The economic advantages of evaporative cooling

    ACHR News recently published an article focusing on the advantages of evaporative cooling in commercial buildings.

    • Publication date : 2017/05/26
  • The development of district cooling in China

    Like the huge project under construction in Shenzhen, district cooling in China has a great potential for development, given the energy benefits it offers and the strong growth in commercial...

    • Publication date : 2021/10/22
  • PCM thermal energy storage for indoor environments

    During the IIR PCM 2018 conference which took place on May 21-23 in Orford, Canada, numerous applications of phase-change materials (PCMs) and slurries were presented, including in commercial refrigeration (refrigerated display cabinets), domestic...

    • Publication date : 2018/06/22
  • Australia: a cool benchmarking tool

    An online calculation tool to measure efficiency and reduce use of HVAC systems.

    • Publication date : 2015/02/10
  • ASHRAE Technology Awards: winning project features green design

    The ASHRAE Technology Awards recognize outstanding achievements by members who have successfully applied innovative building design in the areas of occupant comfort, indoor air quality (IAQ) and energy conservation. The designs incorporate ASHRAE...

    • Publication date : 2005/06/14
  • Climate control for your desk

    We are used to taking command of our personal climate in planes and cars by using simple controls. Why not in buildings too? A study of the effect of installing individual air-conditioning vents at office desks, and putting controls at each...

    • Publication date : 2010/03/07
  • 2005 AHR Expo Innovation award winners

    The winners of the third annual AHR (Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration) Expo Innovation awards will be honoured during a ceremony during the 2005 AHR Expo in Orlando, Florida, on February 8, 2005. The product entries were judged for...

    • Publication date : 2004/12/22
  • Consensus agreement on air conditioner efficiency standards in the US

    On November 11, 2004, air conditioner manufacturers and energy efficiency advocates in the US announced that they had reached a consensus agreement on federal equipment efficiency standards for air conditioners and heat pumps used in many...

    • Publication date : 2004/11/25
  • Updated ASHRAE Ventilation standard 62 published

    ASHRAE Standard 62.1-2004, Ventilation for Acceptable Indoor Air Quality, contains key changes from the 2001 standard. The standard specifies minimum ventilation rates and indoor air quality requirements for commercial and institutional buildings....

    • Publication date : 2005/02/03
  • US refrigeration efficiency

    Commercial refrigeration manufacturers developed a Consensus Agreement that is to be put forward to the US Department of Energy (DOE) and members of Congress in the hope that it shall be included in new energy efficiency legislation. According to...

    • Publication date : 2005/07/19
  • Green buildings

    Moscow City Tower is to be Europe's tallest and the world's second tallest building. The 600-m naturally ventilated tower designed by Norman Foster will accommodate 25 000 people - a city unto itself - and the designer is aiming for LEED gold...

    • Publication date : 2008/08/12
  • Carrier completes the acquisition of Linde Refrigeration

    On October 1, 2004, Carrier Corporation announced the completion of the acquisition of Linde Refrigeration, the European leader in commercial refrigeration and formerly a division of Linde AG, for 390 million USD. Linde's manufacturing facilities,...

    • Publication date : 2004/11/19
  • Figures: EU electricity consumption

    A report issued by the European Commission's Joint Research Centre (JRC) shows that energy efficiency measures - such as labelling and minimum energy efficiency standards -together with national policies and incentives are contributing to...

    • Publication date : 2010/05/27
  • AC Market in Europe

    According to Daikin Industries Ltd., the European air-conditioning (AC) market has features that could appear as commercial obstacles, including relatively mild climate, even in Mediterranean areas. Concern for cityscape issues leads to resistance...

    • Publication date : 2006/07/26