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Cool roofs © ClimateTechWiki and respective owners

Cool roofs can help reduce the heat island effect and also help improving the energy performance of the buildings. A cool roof can reflect the sun’s heat and emits absorbed radiation back into the...

Direct casting for iron and steel sector © ClimateTechWiki and respective owners

The iron and steel sector is the second-largest industrial user of energy, consuming 616 Mtoe in 2007 and is also the largest industrial source of CO2 emissions. The five most important...

Efficient air conditioning systems © ClimateTechWiki and respective owners

Cooling is becoming a rapidly emerging demand in developing countries, which signifies that the building design and shell measures need to reduce cooling loads, and the efficiency of air-...

Efficient electric motors © ClimateTechWiki and respective owners

Electric motors are widely used in various sectors where mechanical energy is needed. It is an electromechanical device which converts electrical energy into rotary mechanical energy. This output...

Efficient lighting systems © ClimateTechWiki and respective owners

Lighting in is reported to consume as much as 21% of the total energy use in buildings (Levine et al., 2007), and to account for about 17.5% of global electricity use (Pike Research, 2010). A...

Electric vehicles Electric car at charging point in London

Electric vehicles are about 2.5 times more energy efficient than their counterparts which are powered solely by internal combustion engines. This high energy efficiency is the main reason why...

Energy Efficiency and Saving in the Agri-food Industry © Climate Tech Wiki - acc and respective owners

The agri-food industry comprises an integrated complex production chain which ranges from the primary agriculture to the mature food and beverage sector. It is considered as one of the largest...

Energy Efficiency and Saving in the Cement Industry © Climate Tech Wiki - acc and respective owners

Cement is a global commodity, manufactured at thousands of plants. The industry is consolidating globally, but large international firms account for only 30% of the worldwide market. The principal...

Energy efficient refrigerators Videocon Refrigerator, 3 Star Indian BEE rating

Refrigerators are used in households across the world to store food at a temperature of about 3 to 5 °C (37 to 41 °F) in order prevent it from spoiling. This technology description...

Energy management and performance improvement © ClimateTechWiki and respective owners

Once various energy efficiency measures have been deployed in a building, energy management and performance improvements can be put in place as a set of tools to: (1) Ensure energy systems’...

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