National Renewable Energy Laboratory takes a look at a new idea that works in any climate and achieves comfortable cooling while saving 40% to 80% of the energy use of traditional A/C.
The combined Air Conditioner Water Heater system from HotSpot Energy uses the hot hair extracted from your house in cooling to heat hot water for domestic use.
ThinkEco says it has hooked up with Con Edison to tailor its Modlet specifically for window ACs, giving the appliances demand-response capability.
The Vicot Shandong Air Conditioning Company recently revealed its solar air conditioning unit, which uses solar energy to pull heat out of the air with water.
Similar to functions on hybrid cars that provide drivers with tips for fuel-efficient driving, the ZW Series of air conditioning units from Mitsubishi provides users with tips for energy-efficient cooling.
An interesting idea from a small renewable energy outfit could someday use the exhaust from your AC unit to put energy back into your home.
The Genteq Evergreen IM is a replacement motor for your regular AC system, which will upgrade it to be more energy efficient via making it a “two-stage” operation.
The Coolerado M30 is designed to be an air conditioner which cools your home just as well as a regular air conditioner, but at an energy drain below that of fans.
Could traditional air conditioners be much more energy friendly and save you some dollars on your utility bill if they were solar powered and used a freezer pack as the cooling element?