Nativus awarded $450,000 in follow-on funding from the CEC

In 2017, the California Energy Commission began a new program to help innovators move their early-stage clean energy ideas from concept to possibility by providing up to $150,000 in funding through the California Sustainable Energy Entrepreneur Development (CalSEED) program. Based on their technical and commercial potential, four of those projects were recently awarded $450,000 in follow-on CalSEED funding to help them advance to the prototype stage.

National Science Foundation SBIR Phase I Release, Feb 2019

The broader impact/commercial potential of this Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) project addresses the immediate need to develop advanced air conditioning technology that increases energy efficiency and will have a significant and positive impact on reducing Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions.




The air conditioning trap: how cold air is heating the world

The warmer it gets, the more we use air conditioning. The more we use air conditioning, the warmer it gets. Is there any way out of this trap?

Air conditioning for all? Hotter world faces risk of 'cooling poverty'

OXFORD, England, Sept 10 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - As climate change brings more frequent and extreme heatwaves around the world, demand for air conditioners is soaring, with 10 new units sold every second on average…


Meeting the Demand for Cooling in a Warming World

It is well known that, as the world warms because of climate change, the demand for cooling is expected to skyrocket, not just for air conditioning, but also in the cold chain and many other applications…

Air Conditioning Saves Lives And Needs To Be Affordable

Balancing financial cost, the environment, and the lives of consumers.