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2011-07-22 13:23:00

CHICAGO, July 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With record breaking temperatures being recorded across the nation many states are officially declaring the first heat wave of the season. Shorts, tank tops and flip flops are a must in the battle to keep cool. Air conditioners are also a major player in keeping Americans cool, which also means higher energy consumption and ultimately higher cooling bills. "Recent temperatures have been through the roof, and with the kids home on summer vacation,...

2011-05-25 06:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SunWater Solar and the Chinatown Community Development Center (CDC) today announced the completion of a new solar water-heating system at Larkin Pine Senior Housing, a San Francisco affordable housing development home to 90 seniors. The system's 40 Schuco Performance solar thermal collectors will meet up to 70% of the building's hot water load and offset approximately 3,700 therms of natural gas annually, equivalent to removing 3.6 passenger...

2011-03-08 09:08:00

RICHMOND, Calif., March 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SunWater Solar today announced the completion of a solar water-heating system installed at a Housing Authority of the City of Alameda building on Park Street in Alameda, California. Designed and built by SunWater Solar, the system will reduce utility bills by meeting up to 70% of the 65-unit building's hot water load. The system is powered by 28 Heliodyne Gobi 410 collectors. A Heliodyne Delta T Pro monitoring device will provide online...

2011-03-02 00:00:27

SPP's new SplitCool DC-18 solar air conditioner has received its CE approval and now bears the TUV CE mark. The SplitCool DC-18 is a 48 volt DC high-efficiency split system heat pump rated at 18,000 BTU (1.5 ton) and is designed to operate directly from PV solar panels and batteries. The DC-18 solar air conditioner is 100 percent DC powered and uses no inverter. Chesapeake, VA (PRWEB) March 1, 2011 Solar Panels Plus (SPP) announces that the SplitCool DC-18 solar air conditioner has passed...

2011-01-11 15:22:33

The growing popularity of solar photovoltaic (PV) systems across the United States has made it more important to maximize their power input. That's why UC San Diego environmental engineering professor Jan Kleissl is working on technologies and methods that will better predict how much power we can actually harness from the sun. In a paper recently published in the journal Renewable Energy, "Optimum fixed orientations and benefits of tracking for capturing solar radiation in the continental...

2010-09-16 08:47:00

DEZHOU, China, Sept. 16 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- On September 16th, 2010, the 2010 World Solar-Powered Air Conditioning Development Forum was held in Dezhou, a municipality of China'sShandong Province. He Zuoxiu, member of the Chinese Academy of Sciences; Zhang Yaoming, member of the Chinese Academy of Engineering; Qin Hong, deputy director of the Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development's Center for Policy Studies, and envoys from the China-based embassies of more than ten countries...

2010-06-23 01:45:49

Results of an Empa/Foen Study Automobile air conditioning systems do not run "free of charge". In fact in the hot parts of the world they can account for up to thirty per cent of fuel consumption. Even in Switzerland, with its temperate climate, the use of air conditioning systems is responsible for about five per cent of total fuel usage, rising to around ten per cent in urban traffic, as shown by a new study undertaken by Empa on behalf of the Swiss Federal Office for the Environment...

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2010-05-03 10:57:46

Although it sounds like a contradiction in terms, using the power of the sun for refrigeration is proving to be an original energy concept. In Tunisia and Morocco, Fraunhofer research scientists are using solar energy to keep perishable foodstuffs such as milk, wine and fruit fresh. "Refrigerated by sunlight" "“ we could well see an ecostatement like this printed on food packaging in the years ahead. Solar energy is already being used to power air-conditioning systems in buildings, but...

2009-06-29 09:01:00

- Leading Solar Technology Company Shines in the USA - JESSUP, Md., June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Europe's leading provider of world-renowned solar technology, Kingspan Solar Inc., has announced its arrival in Jessup, Baltimore. This follows an incredible response to the company's range of products, especially the European designed and manufactured product - Thermomax, at the International Builders' Show in Las Vegas in January. The demand for the Thermomax product - the world-leading solar...

2009-05-21 14:29:00

PV, Solar Thermal, Manufacturing, Standards and Policy are Top Draws SAN FRANCISCO, May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Intersolar North America, the most diverse international business-to-business trade show in the United States for the global solar industry, has announced the tracks and speakers for the 2009 Conference, July 14 -16. The 2009 Conference topics include series on photovoltaics, solar thermal, equipment and materials manufacturing, policy analysis and performance and standardization,...


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