With a new system, the thermal energy of club guests can be harnessed.Build: Stone RF / Morsa Images
A nightclub in Glasgow is working to make sustainable use of the energy released by its guests on the dance floor. future oriented club systemSWG3“could good news network According to Popular Nightspots Save up to 70 tons of CO2 per year.
Similar concepts already exist in California or Rotterdam, for example: there, clubs use the kinetic energy of dancers on the floor to generate electricity. But the “SWG3” club is the first place in the world to test the so-called body heat system. The initiative will be presented at the UN-backed COP26 climate conference, which begins in the Scottish port city on October 31.
one in Explanation The club says: “We are very excited to announce our plans to introduce a state-of-the-art renewable heating and cooling system for the SWG3 complex, Which converts the body heat of clubbers and gig-goers into an energy source that can be reused.,
BodyHeat uses a heat pump and fluid to concentrate the body heat generated by the crowd in SWG3. This heat can then be either instant To cool the audience by using air conditioning used or stored underground unless they to heat the building needed.
a human being Body Emits about 100 watts of additional heat, which can add up quickly in a confined space. huge amount of heat People Released in a currently unused environment, in clubs or concerts. “With this new system,” said the club operator, “We can harness this heat by using a little electricity and gas on site, as well as reducing our CO2 emissions.”
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