Experts on solar cooling gathered in Australia to give insight on the future of the technology
August 3, 2015
Held at the University of Wollongong, the Australian Institute of Refrigeration, Airconditioning and Heating’s (AIRAH’s) Solar Heating and Cooling Workshop stoked the interest, ideas, and debate surrounding the emerging technology.
Besides traditional renewable products, there are a list of HVAC-specific items that could be considered as energy-saving options for the residential and commercial contractor looking to offer customers renewable solutions.
Advanced Plastic Cooling Towers Help Ensure Reliability
August 19, 2013
The advantages of using high-density polyethylene (HDPE)-based “plastic” cooling towers have been well received in the commercial and industrial sectors of the United States. Now the technology is being introduced internationally, with installations at two notable projects in the Middle East.
Johnson Controls has announced the introduction of a solar cooling solution to reduce energy costs for large buildings in North America by combining its high-efficiency chillers with hybrid solar thermal and photovoltaic (PV) technologies.
Cogenra Solar®, a provider of solar cogeneration systems and renewable energy service solutions, has announced a solar cogeneration project at Southern California Gas Company’s (SoCalGas) Energy Resource Center (ERC), which demonstrates solar cogeneration’s versatility in also addressing cooling needs.