ultrathin insulation for buildings inspired by the polar bear

polarbear polarhairMimicking polar bear fur, which is able to insulate the animal’s body to temperatures of 98.6° F (37° C) when outside temperatures get as low as -40° F (-40° C) could lead to better building insulation

Technical application:

ultrathin insulation

 

Bionic application:

polar bear

Further description:

 http://www.gizmag.com/polar-bear-fur-building-insulation/30578/

Physical effects applied:

reflection, thermal conduction

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