Keeping buildings at a comfortable temperature is a significant drain on energy resources. A team of engineers is working on wearable heating and cooling patches that could make a big difference.
In Australia, heating and cooling accounts for an average of 40 per cent of household energy use. This energy is used to keep areas such as living spaces and office complexes at a comfortable temperature for inhabitants. Engineers are working on ways to reduce energy wastage by regulating temperature on a more personal level.
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