Police Officers Keep Cool in the Heat With Air-Conditioned Bulletproof Vests

May 19, 2012 by  
Filed under Eco, Green

If you’ve ever seen police officers walking around in full gear during a heat wave, you’ve probably felt a little faint just looking at them.  Lucky for them, scientists from the  Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology (EMPA) have devised a new  “smart” protective garment that cools down your body instead of keeping it heated up.  With a mini-fan and a cooling water system, police officers are way more likely to be able to stay cool under pressure.   Click ahead to check out this innovative new garment! READ MORE > Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: air conditioners , air conditioning , bulletproof vests , climate-controlled clothing , climate-controlled fashion , eco-fashion , EMPA , Ethical Fashion , green fashion , policemen , Sustainable Fashion , sustainable style , Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology , Switzerland , wearable technology , Zurich

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Police Officers Keep Cool in the Heat With Air-Conditioned Bulletproof Vests

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