Why heaters are the future of cooling

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Experts call it the “cold crunch.” As temperatures rise in regions that historically haven’t needed indoor cooling, global demand for air conditioning units is expected to skyrocket. Indoor cooling is already the fastest-growing use of energy in buildings. But the emissions associated with cooling buildings are still tiny compared to the emissions from heating them — and that’s because while air conditioning uses electricity, our heat is still largely generated by burning fossil fuels.

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