Scientists Develop Material That Lowers Temperature of Building

November 29, 2014 1:38 PM

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Scientists Develop Material That Lowers Temperature of Building

Engineers at Stanford University in California have invented a new super-thin multilayered material that acts like a mirror to cool buildings by radiating heat into space. The new material also reflects sunlight away from structures, which also reduces heat.

A team led by electrical engineering Professor Shanhui Fan and research associate Aaswath Raman reported this energy-saving breakthrough in the journal Nature.

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