Radiant cooling is a great way to deal with sensible cooling loads in high-performance building design. However, one of the biggest radiant cooling projects in the history of the United States had an entirely different purpose.
“How much water would it take to do that?” This question is the basis of two notable government-sponsored experiments conducted in 2018. Water was the chosen substance to reconstruct the beaches of the Grand Canyon and keep a rocket platform cool.
The Green New Deal phrase is credited to New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman. In 2007, he wrote an article introducing the idea: “The New Deal was not built on a magic bullet but on a broad range of programs and industrial projects to revitalize America. Ditto for an energy New Deal.