Eco-Buildings ‘Sweat’ Out Rain Water To Cool Down In The Heat
Researchers from ETH Zurich have developed a synthetic mat that extracts heat from rooftops and releases water at its surface.
Researchers from ETH Zurich have developed a special polymer mat, which could be used to cover rooftops, as part of a new cooling system. The mat soaks up rainwater like a sponge and then when hit by the sun’s rays, it releases the water at its surface and extracts heat from the building by “sweating.”
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