28 Mar '13, 3pm

New Solar Structure Cools Buildings in Full Sunlight Green Building Elements Such a structure could vastly improve t

New Solar Structure Cools Buildings in Full Sunlight Green Building Elements Such a structure could vastly improve t

“People usually see space as a source of heat from the sun, but away from the sun outer space is really a cold, cold place,” explained Shanhui Fan, professor of electrical engineering and the paper’s senior author. “We’ve developed a new type of structure that reflects the vast majority of sunlight, while at the same time it sends heat into that coldness, which cools manmade structures even in the day time.”

Full article: http://greenbuildingelements.com/2013/03/28/new-solar-str...

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