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No fission, more emission

Germany's nuclear early closure will cost 1 billion tons in added emissions, study finds

Added: Oct 20, 2021 | By CCME Content Team

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‘NO, THANK YOU!’

Admitting that district cooling is not seen as a friendly solution amongst building owners, James Grinnell, Head of Water, Dubai Regulatory Supervisory Bureau, outlines remedial measures aimed at improving performance and increasing penetration. His views and more, recorded during the 5th edition of DC Dialogue

Added: Aug 4, 2021 | By Surendar Balakrishnan

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‘Build back greener from the pandemic’

Janet Rogan, COP26 Regional Ambassador for MENA Region, calls for supporting the Super-Efficient Equipment and Appliance Deployment (SEAD) initiative, which aims to double the energy efficiency of four key products – electric motors, room air conditioners, refrigerators and lighting by 2030. Excerpts from the interview she gave to Surendar Balakrishnan of Climate Control Middle East.

Added: Jul 11, 2021 | By Surendar Balakrishnan

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Blurring of lines

HVAC contractors and rental suppliers used to be clear-cut domains, but not anymore, says Brian Marshall, Business Manager Climate Control, Byrne Equipment Rental, adding that the new situation has reduced the number of entities involved in the supply chain of temporary equipment. Excerpts from the interview he gave to Surendar Balakrishnan of Climate Control Middle East…

Added: Jun 12, 2021 | By Surendar Balakrishnan

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Why recirculate indoor air?

This is the question Samuele Peli, General Manager Sales EMEA of Seeley International likes to ask, adding that increasing the intake of fresh air will increase energy consumption, which in turn, will drive the demand for more efficient systems, like evaporative cooling. Excerpts from the interview he gave to Ranjana Konatt of Climate Control Middle East

Added: May 6, 2021 | By Ranjana Konatt

Who’s fixing the leak?

For several years now, the pages of Climate Control Middle East have resonated with calls for visiting the issue of minimum number of fresh air changes an hour. Those that wish to place health above every other consideration have strongly supported the move, but building managers have largely said it is not even a subject […]

Added: Apr 9, 2021 | By Surendar Balakrishnan

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‘Consolidation is the oxygen we so badly need’

It is vital to preserve indispensable MEP-related expertise, and the skills and lessons learnt through putting in the hard yards, argue V Sekhar Reddy, Managing Director, Lexzander and Rahul Duragkar, Managing Director, Emitech Group

Added: Feb 24, 2021 | By CCME Content Team

The Great Reboot

The UAE Minister of Climate Change and Environment recently described the approval and implementation of the country’s new Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs), tied to achieving the climate change mitigation goals of the historic Paris Agreement of 2015, as a key milestone, adding that the “move falls under our national economic and energy diversification drive, manifested […]

Added: Feb 23, 2021 | By Surendar Balakrishnan

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Buildings-related emissions hit record high: UN

Including construction, building sector now accounts for 38% of all CO2 emissions, body says, adding direct building CO2 emissions need to halve by 2030 to get on track for net-zero-carbon building stock by 2050

Added: Dec 17, 2020 | By CCME Content Team