How to make air conditioning less of an environmental nightmare

How to make air conditioning less of an environmental nightmare

As the world heats up so does the demand for air conditioning, which itself is a contributor to the climate crisis

At first glance, the 32 panels on top of a grocery store in Stockton, Calfornia look like solar panels. But this installation is designed not to harness the sun, but to defy it. Coated with a film technology that reflects radiation from the sun, the panels – and whatever lies beneath them – can drop to 15F (8C) below the ambient temperature, even in the middle of the day, with no electricity required.

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