Thursday, 11 August, 2022
TopicAir conditioning

Topic: air conditioning

Why do you need to service your home air conditioner regularly?

ACs have a limited lifespan, which can be increased through regular service, maintenance and by taking good care of it.

76% Indians don’t get ACs fixed by manufacturers due to high costs & bad service, survey shows

The survey by LocalCircles has noted that two out of three consumers found the service arm of AC manufacturers charging 50% or more compared to local vendors.

Beat the heatwave this summer with 4-in-1 VarioQool Inverter AC

By incorporating advanced technology, Cruise air-conditioners assist in indoor air purification. The PM 2.5 filter prevents micro-dust and viruses from directly getting into lungs.

How to choose the best window AC in India?

Whether you're a first-time buyer or simply looking to upgrade your current model, this guide will help you find the perfect window AC unit for your home.

Ultra-white paint can soon replace air-conditioning, according to scientists

Walls and roofs have been painted white for centuries to deflect heat. But scientists at Purdue University are taking it one step further. 

Singapore has found a way to make air-conditioners greener

Central cooling systems are the most energy-efficient way of cooling several city blocks at once. Singapore has the largest such system in the world.

Home ACs don’t pose coronavirus threat, but central air conditioning could raise risks

As summers approach and the coronavirus pandemic worsens, ThePrint looks at whether it’s safe to turn on home air conditioners.

Your air conditioner is actually making the world a hotter place

Heat waves across the globe has led to more people turning on their airconditioners, and for longer durations. But while we keep cool, we're also caught in a vicious cycle of these machines making the climate hotter.

Air conditioning is next global climate threat as countries like India set out to buy more

Out of the 1.6 bn people living in India and Indonesia, only 88 mn have air conditioning at home. With rise in purchasing power, that number is set to jump.

On Camera

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File photo of Sterlite copper unit at Tuticorin in Tamil Nadu | By special arrangement

Shut since 2018 violence, TN Sterlite plant’s closure cost economy Rs 14,749 cr, says study

Copper plant in Thoothukudi was closed after protests turned violent & police firing left 13 people dead. Job losses one of major impacts, says study by NGO CUTS International.

Defence

Representational image | Indian Army soldiers during the Army Day Parade at Cariappa Parade Ground in New Delhi | ANI Photo

Army looks to reduce troops by 2 lakh, deployment in Kashmir could be rejigged

The Army, which faces a shortage of about 1.35 lakh personnel, is aiming to reduce its strength from 12.8 lakh to around 10.8 lakh.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.
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