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Cool thermal paint
« on: October 24, 2020, 02:41:33 pm »
Paint made from calcite (CaCO3) keeps things cooler; could be good for ice rink buildings.

Full Daytime Sub-Ambient Radiative Cooling in Commercial-like Paints with High Figure of Merit
Cell Reports Physical Science - 21st October 2020
https://www.cell.com/cell-reports-physical-science/fulltext/S2666-3864(20)30236-8
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Re: Cool thermal paint
« Reply #1 on: September 20, 2021, 01:40:02 pm »
https://www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2021/Q3/purdue-record-for-the-whitest-paint-appears-in-latest-edition-of-guinness-world-records.html

"The researchers have partnered with a company to scale up the paint and put it on the market"
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Re: Cool thermal paint
« Reply #2 on: September 25, 2021, 03:13:34 pm »
That has to be a really useful thing!
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Re: Cool thermal paint
« Reply #3 on: September 26, 2021, 09:10:50 pm »
Be interesting to see how it handles in the real-world long term; for example the efficiency of solar panels is decreased by dust, and dirty rain; the same issues could effect this.
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