Our August issue of Tech Briefs highlighted a technology that offers an energy-efficient alternative to the air conditioner: The Cold Tube.

The Cold Tube is a system of rectangular wall or ceiling panels — kept cool by chilled, circulating water. While these chilly panels have been used in the building industry for several decades, the airtight tube technology does not need to be combined with a dehumidification system. (Read the Tech Brief.)

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