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The ABE technology, still in developmental stages, can both heat and cool an enclosure.

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 Active Building Envelope system
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The Active Building Envelope system takes incoming solar radiation and converts the solar energy into electricity to power solid-state, thermoelectric heat pumps. The thin-film technology, still in developmental stages, can both heat and cool an enclosure.

Credit: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

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