Harnessing body heat for sustainable energy has emerged as a game-changing breakthrough. Glasgow’s SWG3 nightclub and Prague’s National Theatre are leading the way by capturing excess body heat and using it to power their venues, slashing carbon emissions. SWG3’s pioneering approach eliminates three gas boilers and generates 800 kilowatts of energy from dancers’ body heat.
Meanwhile, the National Theatre harnesses both excess body heat from patrons and heat emitted by spotlights. Additionally, wearable thermoelectric generators are being developed, offering the potential for body-heat-powered sensors and garments. While challenges remain, these innovations highlight the bright future of utilizing body heat as a renewable energy source.