It is hot out but modern air conditioning takes a ton of energy; ultimately heating up our planet more. This low tech method of cooling involves porous containers and evaporation. Check out if it works out in the end for Pottery to the People. I love that they cite multiple sources that lead the methodology:
In this video I attempt to build an air conditioner out of clay! This is actually a traditional technique used to keep water cool in hot climates, but creative folks today are trying to rework this ancient water-cooling method into passive air cooling systems! The best part about this is they use no electricity, so are a eco-friendly solution to keeping your home cool in summer. Let me know what you think! Would you ever use this in your home?
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