Insulating Your Body Is Cheaper And More Effective Than Insulating Your Home

January 8, 2014 at 11:12 am Leave a comment

Kris De Decker of always wonderful Low Tech Magazine, looks at the issue of clothing as insulation and writes Insulation: first the body, then the home, We have talked about this anecdotally for years; Kris goes beyond the anecdote and shows us the math. Kris writes:

You could fill a library with reports and books describing the importance of energy-efficient heating systems and home insulation. However, not a word has been said or written about the energy savings potential of clothing, even though there has been a lot of progress in this area.

Read the article on Treehugger website here.


Entry filed under: Energy, Health/Wellness, Resilience.

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