Scientists design new polymer paint to keep buildings cool

Researchers from Columbia University say it provides a low-emissions alternative to air conditioners

Asda takes the racing line with Formula-1 cooling technology

The supermarket is to introduce energy efficient aerofoils to fridges in 187 of its stores

New York State launches clean heating and cooling community schemes

The initiative aims to bring groups of potential customers together so they can obtain group discounts

Refrigerated warehouse makes cool 29% peak energy savings

Viking Cold Solutions’ technology slashed costs and consumption at the US facility

Liverpool’s Royal Liver Building gets energy efficient with green upgrade

BG Energy Solutions has completed a major plantroom project at the Grade I listed site in Liverpool

Glacier-powered data centre makes pretty cool energy savings

The Lefdal Mine Data Centre is built in an old Norwegian mine and uses hydropower and wind energy to keep its servers running

Air conditioners ‘to become one of top power demand drivers by 2050’

The International Energy Agency (IEA) stresses the urgent need for policy action to improve cooling efficiency

Carbon emissions cool off with Unilever partnership

The liquid nitrogen-based engine proved to be cheaper, quieter and greener than equivalent diesel versions

Dairy cows enjoy air-con luxury in Qatar’s desert

Dairy cows are the unlikely inhabitants of huge air-conditioned sheds in the deserts of Qatar. A dairy business is aiming to provide the country’s milk after trade boycotts from Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Bahrain cut off its supply. Baladna Farm, located about 55 kilometres from the capital city of Doha, uses the […]

Bitcoin energy consumption ‘could exceed US by 2019’

  As Bitcoin soars in popularity, it uses increasingly large amounts of power – its consumption has soared by 30% in the last month alone. If usage continues to grow at this rate, the network could surpass the power consumption of the USA by mid-2019 and the whole world by early 2020. That’s the suggestion […]