Designers push for ways to green up air-conditioning

Ms Maria Yzabell Angel Palma is the inventor of the AirDisc cooling technology.
Ms Maria Yzabell Angel Palma is the inventor of the AirDisc cooling technology.PHOTO: JAMES DYSON AWARD

SINGAPORE - The growing need to cool down is causing the world to heat up.

Air-conditioners, which release an enormous amount of waste heat into the environment during the cooling process, are one of the major culprits of global warming.

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