HVAC joins the fight against climate change
HVAC Spot On
Oaklins’ specialist Philip Barker looks at three ways that we can employ the latest HVAC systems and technology to reduce the world’s energy usage. In addition to their positive environmental impact, these solutions also provide cost savings and improvements in public health and enhance the reputation of the businesses that use them. Tesco’s use of a Monodraught product to radically reduce their first eco-store’s carbon footprint provides a model example.
We also break down the total energy costs of commercial buildings to illustrate HVAC’s contribution and chart the forecasted growth of the global HVAC market, currently worth US$180bn.
Every year, energy consumption and climate change becomes a hotter than ever topic. In this newsletter we take a look into three ways that heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems and technology can have a favorable impact on the world’s energy usage.PHILIP BARKER, OAKLINS HVAC SPECIALIST
This edition’s Spotlight focuses on Footbot’s provision of smart sensor technologies that monitor indoor air pollution to improve air quality in workplaces. CEO Jacques Touillon answers questions about the company’s growth strategy and disruptive technology, and shares his knowledgeable insights into future trends.
And last but not least, our case study looks at leading construction and public works group Groupe R.M.P’s sale of Technique Froid Climatisation (TFC) to ENGIE Axima SA, the French leader in HVAC installations, cooling and freezing systems, and fire safety equipment.