Transparent coating could lessen the load for air conditioners

Though winter is approaching for folks living in the northern hemisphere, it’s starting to warm up for those south of the equator. As stuffy offices get even more stuffy in rising temperatures, aircon units will very likely be switched on to make working a mite more comfortable. But aircons use a lot of power. Engineers have created a see-through coating for windows that’s reported to reflect up to 70 percent of heat coming in from the sun…
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Category: Environment

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Coatings

Mechanical engineering

MIT

Smart windows

Transparency

University of Hong Kong

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