Homes in Paris to be Heated by Underground Subway Station

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Green heating system to utilize waste heat from underground subway station to heat apartments.

Doesn’t it feel horrendously warm while waiting for a metro at the underground subway station? Well, the builders of a new housing estate in Paris have come up with a pioneering idea to utilize this waste heat to generate energy for a low-income housing building located above the metro station. The high temperature in the metro station is a result of the 100 watts of energy expelled by each passenger and heat produced by the moving trains.

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