We all know how hot and sweaty it gets on the dance floor, the insatiable feeling of letting your body go with all of your energy to the beat, well now that energy can be harnessed using a new method of thermo control to generate power and potentially save the club 70 tons of CO2 per annum.
Not only is the energy captured and used in real time, but can also be stored for several months. When the average resting male gives off 100-120 watts of energy which is enough to power your phone, laptop, fan, etc for a few hours so you can only imagine the potential with a club full of ragers.
“BODYHEAT uses heat pumps and fluids to capture the incredible amounts of body heat generated by SWG3’s crowds, channelling their combined energy into twelve 150m-deep bore holes drilled beneath the venue,” a statement on the club’s website reads.
Andrew Fkemming Brown the manager director for SWG3 says;
“This heat can then either be used immediately to cool the audience, or stored under the ground until it’s needed to heat the building. BODYHEAT is our innovative contribution to a global issue, and will help us to dramatically decrease our energy consumption, bringing us one step closer to becoming a carbon neutral venue in the not so distant future.”