Cities & Buildings - 11/October/2016

Keeping it cool

First there was district heating, now there is district cooling and in Copenhagen it comes from seawater

District heating, which combines the production of power with the communal provision of heat along networks of underground pipes, has long been recognised as a more environmentally friendly and cheaper way of heating buildings than doing so individually. But it has taken 100 years for district cooling to gain a serious foothold, despite having the same advantages as district heating ...

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