Air conditioners sales in India have been growing in double digits since 2015 as summers get hotter each year. But these appliances also add to the problem they are fighting.  Coolants used in air conditioners are powerful greenhouse gases that contribute to rising global temperatures.  Now, Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), a government enterprise, has launched India’s most energy-efficient air conditioner in a bid to reduce emissions and keep the country’s ever-rising electricity demand in check.  Sign up for the Quartz Daily Brief email Enter your email Sign me up  Stay updated about Quartz products and events. Thanks for supporting our journalism! You’ve hit your monthly article limit. Become a member to help build the future of Quartz. Get unlimited access to Quartz on all devices. Unlock member-exclusive coverage, CEO interviews, member-only events,
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Air conditioners sales in India have been growing in double digits since 2015 as summers get hotter each year. But these appliances also add to the problem they are fighting. Coolants used in air conditioners are powerful greenhouse gases that contribute to rising global temperatures. Now, Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), a government enterprise, has launched India’s most energy-efficient air conditioner in a bid to reduce emissions and keep the country’s ever-rising electricity demand in check. Sign up for the Quartz Daily Brief email Enter your email Sign me up Stay updated about Quartz products and events. Thanks for supporting our journalism! You’ve hit your monthly article limit. Become a member to help build the future of Quartz. Get unlimited access to Quartz on all devices. Unlock member-exclusive coverage, CEO interviews, member-only events,

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