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Towards a better performance metric for cooling

Key players behind the Global Cooling Prize have launched a project to establish new performance metrics for air conditioners that will promote the uptake of next-generation technology. The Global Cooling Prize was an innovation competition that offered prizes for developing a room air conditioner with five times less climate impact than a standard model in […]

Global Cooling Prize finalists
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Eight cooling solutions to save the world

A global coalition led by the government of India along with Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) has announced the eight finalists of the Global Cooling Prize. The international innovation competition aims to promote the development of super-efficient and climate-friendly residential cooling solutions for homes. The finalist teams include some of the world’s largest air conditioner manufacturers, […]

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Finalist countdown for Global Cooling Prize

The Global Cooling Prize – a competition designed to spur development of a radically more energy efficient cooling technology – will be announcing its finalists at a ceremony in New Delhi, India on November 15. This event is being co-hosted by the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India; Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI); and Mission Innovation. It will […]

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GCP releases detailed technical application information

The Global Cooling Prize (GCP), a worldwide competition to spur the development of radically more energy-efficient cooling technology, has released its Detailed Technical Application. “We’re very excited to announce that we’ve released the Detailed Technical Application,” say staffers from the Global Cooling Prize. “In this stage of the Prize, applicants must submit comprehensive information about […]

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Global Cooling Prize workshop

The Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) and the Australian Institute of Refrigeration, Air Conditioning and Heating (AIRAH) are presenting a Global Cooling Prize (GCP) workshop in Melbourne on March 27. The GCP aims to provide cooling solutions that will enhance lives without contributing to runaway climate change. It is calling on leaders and innovators around the […]