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help cool the PPE wearers using traditional building cooling methods

Could lowering the temperature in the actual care area through adaptation of traditional architectural techniques help overheated field workers too ? ***wind catcher idea : ***passive cooling thru water systems & materials (stone/tiling) : ***geothermal : ***solar chimney: SOLAR CHIMNEY could have SOLAR PANELS to help meet energy needs ? ***helpful list :

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Maximizing natural passive cooling systems in the set up of field healthcare facilities will help HCWs deal with the ultra-hot suits.


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Check out , this company builds a variety of patio misters and such. Perhaps mounting a patio mister on the perimeter and top of a tent would help. They also have mister fans that fit on a 5gal. bucket and use a rechargeable battery, no cords to trip over and easy to relocate as needed.
On another tangent, has anyone ever tried or considered wearing wet (use chlorine solution) scrubs or coveralls over the ppe ? With just a bit of air movement that may provide quite a bit of relief.

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