Cooler than you think

Awesome idea thank you for sharing have a blessed day

Green Lizard's Blog

IMG_6478.JPG

This may look like a pile of terracotta pots but it’s very exciting.

When we cycle to the allotment on a hot sunny day. There’s nothing more desirable than a refreshing cool drink.

But the challenge is keeping it cool. If you’ve cycled you don’t really want to bring a cooler box/bag and add to the stuff you need at the plot.

I’d read about a simple no energy cooling idea that’s been used successfully in Africa.

A guy called Muhammed Bah Abba won an award when he developed the idea.

So I thought I’d give it a go.

It’s very simple. Basically you need two clay pots and a clay saucer as a lid. I put a smaller saucer underneath. The clay pots have good insulating properties.

IMG_6477.JPG

IMG_6476.JPG

One pot needs to fit inside the other and the gap between the pots can be filled with damp sand.

It’s very…

View original post 68 more words

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s