The U.S. Retrospective

 

Chapter 1 – The U.S. Retrospective

by Douglas Keating

If you walked up to anyone and asked the following question: “What keeps your house from getting cold in the winter and hot in the summer,” inevitably, one of the answers would be ‘insulation.’ Insulation is all around us. It is in the clothes we wear and covering our pets in the form of fur. It allows warm-­?blooded marine animals to live in icy waters and surrounds our own bodies in the form of hair and fatty tissues. Taking our cues from nature, we discover that insulation is the most amazing passive energy saving device. It ‘performs’ just by sitting there.

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