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  • Permanent ice hotel thanks to solar cooling.

    In Northern Sweden, Icehotel 365, a permanent ice hotel, opened in November 2016.

    • Publication date : 2017/01/31
  • Micro-trigeneration trends and perspectives

    Micro-trigeneration systems are emerging in various applications like residential buildings, hotels, hospitals, university campuses, automobiles, etc.

    • Publication date : 2015/07/03
  • Out of the ordinary: Cool stays

    Looking for a refreshingly cool place to stay? Ice hotels in Swedish Lapland and Quebec , Canada make a refreshing change. The Ice Hotel inJukkasjärvi, Sweden, is built (and rebuilt each year) from 10 000 tons of ice and 30 000 tons of snow; it...

    • Publication date : 2005/02/11
  • Out of the ordinary: The world’s first refrigerated beach!

    Versace, the renowned fashion house, is to create the world's first cooled beach so that hotel guests can walk comfortably across the sand on scorching days. The beach will be next to the new Palazzo Versace Hotel which is being built in Dubai,...

    • Publication date : 2009/05/18
  • Unassuming energy saving device

    The eCube energy saving device is designed to reduce energy consumption by at least 25%. It takes into account product temperatures instead of fluctuating air temperatures in refrigerators, freezes, chillers, coolers, dispensers and cold rooms. It...

    • Publication date : 2008/02/12
  • The potential for seabed geothermal energy in the UK

    An international study has shown the potential for using capillary heat exchangers for heat pumps in the shallows of the seabed, with the potential to provide heating for homes.

    • Publication date : 2022/03/30
    • Subjects: Technology, Environment
  • Ice storage

    The Paris Palais des Congrès, a vast building comprising a Congress centre, a hotel and a shopping mall is equipped with an ice storage system allowing it to optimize its power-bill management in winter, but also to shave summer peaks and to...

    • Publication date : 2007/11/20
  • Events: DKV’s Annual Meeting

    DKV's Annual Meeting2006 will be held on November 22-24, 2006 at the Dresden Maritim Hotel and Conference Center. Find out more:

    • Publication date : 2006/11/15
  • Briefs: DKV Meeting

    The next DKV Meeting will take place in Bremen on November 17-19, 2004. Deutsche Kälte-Klima-Tagung 2004, Bremen - Maritim Hotel Please contact Irene Reicher. Tel: 0049 (0)711/6853200 Fax: 0049 (0)711/6853242

    • Publication date : 2004/07/27
  • Out of the ordinary: Cool music in an igloo

    Listen to Terje Isungset and his orchestra The ice instruments would melt under normal concert conditions, so the Norwegian group records and...

    • Publication date : 2009/05/18
  • Chillers: efficiency takes off

    Chillers are key refrigerating systems since, according to the Department of Energy, in the US, they account for about 13% of the power consumed by the nation's buildings and 9% of the overall demand for electric power. Examples below illustrate...

    • Publication date : 2008/10/25
  • Out of the ordinary: Trendy ice bars

    - London's first Ice Bar is maintained at a temperature of -5°C. Absolut Vodka and Ice Hotel have joined forces to create an environment with the décor, bar stools and glasses made of ice imported from within the Arctic Circle.

    • Publication date : 2006/05/05
  • China

    In the People's Republic of China, targets have been recently set by the 11th Five-Year Plan to cut energy consumption by 20% per unit of GDP between 2006-2010. This entails strict energy policies in all economic sectors, including refrigeration...

    • Publication date : 2007/11/20
  • Green buildings: Darmstadtium

    Darmstadtium features pioneering energy-saving and environmental technologies. For instance, a "Calla" - a flower-like funnel-shaped glass roof - in the heart of the building collects rainwater, lets in daylight and sucks in fresh air. Cooling is...

    • Publication date : 2008/07/11
  • Briefs: Cool job

    Cooling Burj Dubai, the world's tallest building is not without its challenges. The huge cooling plant designed by ETA M&E's district cooling division supplies chilled water for the Burj Dubai, Dubai Mall and two 5-star hotels. Inside the Burj...

    • Publication date : 2010/05/27