I wood based foam can reflect and re-radiate heat, and can be easily tuned to specific scenarios.
At a time where parts of this world are suffering ongoing, extreme and deadly heat waves this would seem like a particularly timely and impact for development.
However as with everything in life, there’s going to be a catch. In this particular instance, we would be talking about yet an additional burden on our forests in order to cool our homes.
Could we, however, argue that the reduction in energy required to power electrically powered cooling systems outweigh the additional forest cost? I don’t think that is a simple straightforward.
What do you think?
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