Commitment to Action

Urban Heat Harvesting

Commitment by

Urban-Climate & Energy Inc.

In 2006, Urban-Climate & Energy, Inc. commited to moderate the urban heat island and its negative impacts on the environment, energy use, and human health by capturing and removing waste heat emitted into the urban atmosphere from air-conditioning cooling systems.
As of 2007, Urban-Climate & Energy is developing a research grant application and proposal to PIER EISG. They have also been connecting with local air-conditioning and heat pipe industries regarding possible involvement in the project as well as with Clinton Climate Initiative partners regarding the energy retrofitting potential of urban heat harvesting.

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Commitment

Urban Heat Harvesting

Launched

2006

Est. Duration

2 years

Estimated Total Value

$600,000

Region

Northern America

Countries

United States

Commitment by

Urban-Climate & Energy Inc.

Partner(s) of the Commitment Maker(s)

Kirsti Samuels