Tesco to Replace Compressor Based AirCon

Leading superstore chain to bin less environmentally friendly compressor based air conditioning systems As far as the environment is concerned, it’s a case of ‘every little helps’, in terms of air conditioning units. Tesco aims to withdraw compressor based aircon systems by 2025. Instead of the less energy efficient system, in will come Air2O IDEC […]

Sheffield’s Role in Qatar World Cup

How a Yorkshire and Qatar based partnership has delivered an air conditioning solution for the 2022 World Cup In five years time, we could be seeing an England side, managed by John Terry (or Gareth Southgate), in the Qatar World Cup Finals. Whoever’s going to be in the dugout in 2022, an Anglo-Qatari partnership is […]

Could Air Conditioning Make You Fat?

Study shows how air conditioning and temperature control has an effect on obesity and diabetes Ask yourself this question: how high do you have your heating thermostat turned up to? If it’s around the usual 21 or 22 degrees Celsius, then you are not alone. This is considered as the usual room temperature in the […]

Air Conditioning Accounts for 10% of UK Energy Use

How a recent report by BRE, for DECC, points to increased use of air conditioning in offices and retail premises In the last five years, Britain’s love affair with air conditioning systems hasn’t ceased. This was detailed in a report by BRE for the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) (now part of the […]

Smart Buildings That See The Future

How smart buildings can tell you when your heating or air conditioning system is about to pack up If you mention “Smart Buildings”, the first thing that springs to mind is anything to do with Smart Meters, being able to check your electricity consumption on the 36 to Bolton. Maybe the James Bond style house […]

Air Conditioning From The Stars

How beaming heat into space could form the air conditioning systems of the future In space, nobody can hear you switch your air conditioning system on. Thanks to a recent test at Stanford University, outer space could be the source of our future HVAC system. Using radiative cooling, heat is beamed from the Earth’s surface […]

Preventing Legionnaires’ Disease

How maintaining your air conditioning system is the key to preventing Legionnaires’ Disease Philadelphia, 21 July 1976: in the Bellevue-Stratford Hotel, the American Legion opened its three-day convention. Philadelphia was chosen as 1976 was the bicentenary of the signing of the US Declaration of Independence in the said city. 2,000 veterans were present. Three days […]