According to a new SEC filing, Coolerado— the Denver-based manufacturer of super energy-efficient air conditioning systems for residential and light commercial use— has closed a $7.2 million investment led by NewWorld Capital Group, and joined by Spring Mountain Capital.
As the economy worsens and our wallets slim, an AirScape whole house fan sounds like a simple way to go green and save some money. While traditional whole house fans are noisy and power-hungry, the AirScape fans are ultra-quiet and energy-efficient. Payback on the AirScape is much faster than solar. Also, reducing electricity use means reducing CO2 emissions, so you’re reducing your carbon… → Read More
Driven by the long reaching goals of the Montreal Protocol, drafted in 1987 and since signed by 191 countries, technology continues to achieve success for the ozone reducing accord. The worldwide reduction of CFC pollution has slowed the destruction of the ozone layer. Improvements continue as we head towards target dates of 2030 (2020 for developed nations) to cease the use of HCFCs refrigerants… → Read More
Air conditioned clothing company, Kuchofuku, has developed the “Suzukaze,” which I’m pretty sure is Japanese for “ass de-moistifier,” but don’t quote me on that. According to Japan’s Corporate News Network, This Kouchou Cushion features a new material inside called the super spacer which has the strength to support the person’s weight and the… → Read More
It’s kind of ridiculous, but apparently some racers wear these when they’re going to be in a car for a long time with no air conditioning; it looks foolish but I guess it works. This article describes the various problems drivers have with heat – I never thought about it, but dehydration and heat exhaustion can be a serious issue when you’re driving a hot car in the sun for… → Read More
Damn those Europeans! The finest fashion, the fastest cars, and now priceless works of air-conditioning! Apparently, air conditioners haven’t caught on in Europe as much as LG has liked them to. So as a strategic new approach to marketing an air conditioner, LG has unveiled its new line of units called ARTCOOL. In a nutshell, it basically is an air conditioner with a picture frame on the… → Read More