Global: Daikin and Nikken Sekkei Selected as a Grand Finalist of The Global Cooling Prize

April 29th, 2021

Daikin Airconditioning India Pvt. Ltd., and Daikin Industries, Ltd. applied together with Nikken Sekkei Ltd.i to The Global Cooling Prizeii (GCP) which was held in India. Today, we are pleased to be selected as the GCP Grand Finalist.

The GCP is an international competition endorsed by the Indian government, Mission Innovationiii and the Rocky Mountain Instituteiv to explore technologies that can significantly reduce the climate impact of room air conditioners compared to equipment currently on the marketv. Applications began in 2018 and were narrowed down to 8 finalists on November 15, 2019. After testing the prototype for performance for two months, the prototype developed and proposed by Daikin under the advisory of Nikken Sekkei was selected as the winner of the Grand Prize.