News - 20 Sep 2005
BASF’s Industrial Coatings Solutions business has announced the “Cool Color Challenge,” a new program designed to not only promote cool-roof metal coatings in the construction...
News - 10 Jul 2019
If walls could talk, they would probably tell that reducing pollution and energy costs may be as simple as giving them a fresh coat of lighter-colored and more reflective paint.
A new study...
News - 14 May 2007
Many American homeowners run their central air conditioning (or window units) 12-24 hours a day, 7 days a week during warm spring and summer months at a typical electrical cost of $4.00 to $5.00 per...
News - 19 May 2022
During summertime people, make an attempt to beat the heat. However, running air conditioners is costly and wasteful.
A lightweight foam (left image) made from cellulose nanocrystals keeps it cool...
News - 16 Feb 2022
As far as warm climate countries are concerned, air conditioning already accounts for a significant portion of the total energy consumption. It is not just considered as a burden to the environment,...
News - 22 Oct 2020
A white paint capable of cooling below the temperature of its ambient settings even under direct sunlight has been developed by a team of researchers.
This photo shows Professor Xiulin Ruan (left)...
News - 21 Nov 2019
Scientists from the University of Cambridge have assessed the effectiveness of non-mechanical, low-energy techniques for controlling temperature and humidity in a series of experiments.
News - 23 Oct 2017
The advantages of cool roofs in terms of saving energy and climate change have already been confirmed: light-colored roofs reflect the sunlight instead of absorbing, thereby keeping buildings, cities,...
News - 2 Dec 2016
Poorly maintained air conditioning systems cause mold or other bacteria to spread; they often also generate drafts and are costly to operate. An alternative technology that uses ceiling panels covered...
News - 2 Jun 2016
More than 50 percent of today’s population lives in cities. According to the United Nations Development Programme, that number is predicted to rise to 70 percent by 2050. Growing urbanization...