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Academics and specialists will look at new approaches for sustainable cooling solutions and policy that will fully or partially make use of solar power in ‘sun-rich’ countries
The Toshiba Carrier partnership has unveiled an Indian air conditioning joint venture intended to localise its market strategies and product development for commercial VRF products in the country.
An anticipated quadrupling in worldwide demand for cooling appliances by 2050 could lead to a 90 per cent increase in global energy consumption without new political and industry thinking, findings from the University of Birmingham have said.
A proposed ‘cold as a service’ approach to providing less carbon intensive cooling functions on a per use basis has been put forward as an example of radical business models that experts argue are needed in a drive for more sustainable refrigeration and food supply.
Addressing fears about a lack of adequate cold storage space and refrigerated transport within the global food supply chain will be among key focuses of the inaugural international ‘clean cold’ congress next month.
The University of Birmingham will next year host what it claims is the world’s first ever international ‘clean cold’ conference focused on taking a more collaborative environmental approach to cooling policy.