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Space Air welcomes launch of Domestic RHI - 24dash (press release)

Space Air welcomes launch of Domestic RHI - 24dash (press release) | MicroGroove | Scoop.it
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Space Air welcomes launch of Domestic RHI
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“We expect the domestic RHI to further stimulate the take up of Daikin Altherma renewable heat technologies.
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Madurai restaurants switch off air-conditioners - The Hindu

Madurai restaurants switch off air-conditioners - The Hindu | MicroGroove | Scoop.it
The Hindu
Madurai restaurants switch off air-conditioners
The Hindu
The Central government levy on air conditioning is driving restaurants to switch off their ACs. Eating out now comes with an additional price tag.
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Interview with Takeshi Ebisu and Dave Swift Daikin-Goodman Merger

Interview with Takeshi Ebisu and Dave Swift Daikin-Goodman Merger | MicroGroove | Scoop.it
Speaking through an interpreter, Takeshi Ebisu, from Osaka, Japan added that one of Daikin's goals is to become a stronger player in the U.S. market. Combined with what he calls the “greening” of the U.S.
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Man arrested on suspicion of air conditioning unit thefts - Colorado Springs Gazette

Man arrested on suspicion of air conditioning unit thefts - Colorado Springs Gazette | MicroGroove | Scoop.it
Man arrested on suspicion of air conditioning unit theftsColorado Springs GazetteA 44-year-old man suspected in several air conditioner theft cases was arrested Wednesday morning after police detectives found him casing a business south of downtown...
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Extreme green: No furnaces, no air conditioning

Extreme green: No furnaces, no air conditioning | MicroGroove | Scoop.it
On a quiet street in River Forest, a remarkable structure is rising: the first “passive house” to be certified in the Chicago area.
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Affordable Solar Powered Air Conditioning in a Neat Little Package ...

Affordable Solar Powered Air Conditioning in a Neat Little Package ... | MicroGroove | Scoop.it
Kingtec Solar/Promo image. Five percent of America's electricity is used for residential air conditioning, and it is considered now to be a necessity, not a luxury. It's usually needed most when the sun is shining, so as I have ...
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2012 GREENWASH AWARD: Monsanto's claim that it's a "sustainable agriculture company" doesn't hold water.

2012 GREENWASH AWARD: Monsanto's claim that it's a "sustainable agriculture company" doesn't hold water. | MicroGroove | Scoop.it

Monsanto's claim that it's a "sustainable agriculture company" doesn't hold water.

Dec. 8, 2012 - Al Jazeera

The website of US-based biotech giant Monsanto boasts that the corporation qualifies as "a sustainable agriculture company".

Given Monsanto's legacy as a producer of the lethal defoliant Agent Orange during the Vietnam War, Southeast Asian agriculture would presumably beg to differ with this characterisation.

Sustainability is also not the first word that comes to mind when contemplating Monsanto's policy of sowing the earth with genetically modified seeds that destroy soil and are designed with nonrenewable traits so as to require constant repurchase as well as acquisition of a variety of other company products like fertilizers and pesticides.

Nor would the term appear to define a situation in which nearly 300,000 Indian farmers have committed suicide since 1995 after being driven into insurmountable debt by neoliberal economics and the conquest of Indian farmland by Monsanto's Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) cotton....


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R32 refrigerant "has potential" for European air conditioners

R32 refrigerant "has potential" for European air conditioners | MicroGroove | Scoop.it
EUROPE: Following news that air conditioning manufacturer Daikin was to adopt the "mildly flammable" refrigerant R32 in future air conditioning models in Japan, the company's European subsidiary has admitted that the ...
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Daimler sounds alarm on new AC refrigerant, may be flammable - Autoblog (blog)

Daimler sounds alarm on new AC refrigerant, may be flammable - Autoblog (blog) | MicroGroove | Scoop.it
Daimler sounds alarm on new AC refrigerant, may be flammableAutoblog (blog)This latter result showed ignition against a metal plate with a temperature above 900 degrees Celsius with the ignition of both refrigerants in this scenario attributed to ...
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