New Building Technology Decreases Need for AC

Phase-changing materials that use parrafin wax capsules to absorb and distribute heat may help cool homes in the near future. National Gypsum,
the first American manufacturer to use phase-changing materials, is currently testing the technology in its ThermalCORE PCM drywall panels. The product will help meet rising demand for greener building materials and energy savings on heating and air-conditioning. Find out more about “melting drywall” in this article from Technology Review.

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