Daikin Applied Launches New Heat Pump Technology For Cost-Effective Heating And Cooling In All Environmental Conditions

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New Smartsource Dedicated Outdoor Air System Pairs Unmatched Heating Efficiency With 100 Percent Fresh, Outdoor Air

MINNEAPOLIS, July 31, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Daikin Applied today introduced the Daikin SmartSource® Dedicated Outdoor Air System (DOAS), its next generation of heat pump heating technology that enables efficient and cost-effective heating and cooling in all conditions using 100 percent of fresh, outside air. The new unit features exclusive SmartBoost Heat Technology™, which allows for air as cold as 0 degrees Fahrenheit to enter without any pre-heating, all while achieving 49 percent higher than ASHRAE 90.1-2016 minimum efficiency.

“Striking the right balance between maintaining fresh, clean air throughout a building—and doing so cost-effectively—is no simple task, but it’s increasingly important today as we think about how to achieve healthy indoor environments,” said Alan Youker, Daikin Applied Product Manager. “The SmartSource Dedicated Outdoor Air System is a new technology for facility managers seeking

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This ‘sweatproof’ gaming mouse blows, and that’s by design

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If you suffer from sweaty palms while gaming, switching to a claw grip might help, as it creates some space for airflow. It’s still a passive cooling solution, though, and that’s where the Zephyr comes into play. The Zephyr is a new gaming mouse that is bound for Kickstarter, and it has its own built-in cooling system.

Zephyr, the company that designed it, bills its self-named rodent as the “world’s first sweatproof gaming mouse.” The claim rests on an adjustable built-in fan (with RGB lighting, of course) and ventilated shell, the latter of which is reminiscent of Cooler Master’s MM710 and a few other mice with similar designs.

When turned on, there are two fan settings—slow and fast. These settings are adjustable from 4,000 to 10,000 RPM. You can also turn the fan off if you prefer.

(Image credit: Zephyr)

It’s a seemingly novel implementation of an idea that is

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