Your next refrigerator could be using magnetic forces to cool your perishables instead of a compressor and harsh ozone depleting chemicals. GE Labs is working on a magnetic refrigerator that would use a series of magnets to cool a water based fluid and in turn, your food and drinks. You can possibly expect to see this new technology in about 10 years.
The new magnetic refrigerator technology, GE says, could be about 20% more efficient than the compression based refrigeration technologies of today. Recyclers of Appliances and Environmental Agencies alike should be thrilled to know that the new technology will be safer for the environment as it uses no ozone depleting chemicals in its design. » Read more