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Efficient utilization of the limited resources on earth demands all-in-one and eco-friendly design. Here we introduce iRAC, the integration of Refrigerator and Air-Conditioner within the same indoor cabinet and outdoor compressor but functioning independently. Because this innovative design requires only one refrigeration system to support both two functions, it is expected to significantly reduce the consumption of metals, plastics and cryogens, and eventually protect our environment. Moreover, it also economizes the limited space of apartments.


Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Shanghai, China

Junnan Yu,
Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Runze Li,
Shanghai Jiao Tong University