Passive Interior Cooling System
A UV reflective tensile structure system, lowering interior temperature.
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Observation

The VW I.D. Buzz has big glass surfaces, that attract and store heat from the sun. Although this can be great in colder days, camping during the summer in the Mediterranean can make the interior heat unbearable and the space uninhabitable. Should you turn on the AC and make the interior cooler, protecting food supplies etc., or are you actually using up unnecessary amounts of energy that could remain with the vehicle for your exploration to continue?

Conclusion

A UV reflective shield in the I.D. Buzz’s exterior, easily installed by 1 person, can lower the temperature of the interior passively, conserving energy and making maximum use of the vehicle’s life in the outdoors.

Solution

A passive thermal insulation system, setup as easy as a camping tent, comprised of 2 cross beam roof racks, 3 tent poles, 6 hooks and a UV reflective tarp. Ventilation and air circulation can be controlled and it attaches to the vehicle body as a tensile structure. It ensures lower temperatures of the interior and conserves energy overall, while allowing the user to make full use of the vehicle in the outdoors. Its front form pays tribute to the early V shape of the iconic VW van.

Need addressed by this product

A UV reflective shield in the I.D. Buzz’s exterior, easily installed by 1 person, can lower the temperature of the interior passively, conserving energy and controlling airflow around the vehicle.

Further elaboration of the product

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