Smart material switches between heating and cooling in minutes

Posted On: 12/17/21

Engineers have developed smart material technology that, with the flip of a switch, can alternate between harvesting heat from sunlight and allowing an object to cool. The window-like device has no moving parts and could be a boon for HVAC savings, potentially cutting energy usage by nearly 20% in the United States alone.

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https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2021/10/211027085340.htm