Kenya Hara's zero-energy humidifier consists of water resisting paper which make droplets evaporating from the paper. A coating of hydrophobic aerosol makes the droplets bead up into balls. The surface of the coating is similar to the surface of the lotus leaf, which has a specific texture that causes the water into rounds droplets. These drops evaporate more quickly than spread water, therefor making the humidifier effective whitout heating.
Source: architectenweb.nlAdded: 10 October 2008