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The Science Behind MegaWarm, the World's Warmest Jacket

MegaWarm is the world’s warmest jacket, scientifically developed and designed to harness your body heat in the most effective, streamlined silhouette on the planet. It also uses the fewest materials in the most sustainable way. Here’s how.

Traveling for the holidays? Take these essential pieces with you

LifeLabs' essential apparel for your holiday vacation, from the snowy slopes of the Rockies to the sandy shores of the Caribbean.
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To Reach Net Zero, We Must Democratize Personal Energy Reduction

Reaching net zero will require more than political leadership. We must all embrace an easy and accessible tool to democratize the reduction of our personal energy: the thermostat.

Quantifying Comfort with Qmax and Clo

To quantify comfort like heating and cooling. Here, an explanation of Qmax and Clo, the tools LifeLabs Design uses to formulate the data behind its WarmLife and CoolLife line.

Turning Promises into Climate Action – COP26 Week 2

Tensions rose during Week 2 of the COP26 Climate Summit in Glasglow as countries negotiated action, protesters filled Glasglow's streets demanding more and the end of the conference signaled the need for consensus.

A Greener Future – Takeaways from COP26’s first week

Key takeaways from week one of the COP26 UN Climate Conference in Glasglow where world leaders pledged to cut emissions, halt deforestation, defund coal and more.

COP26 Dispatch: Clean Tech & The Breakthrough Agenda

The Breakthrough Agenda announced at the COP26 UN Climate Change Conference could lead to cheaper and more accessible clean technologies for electricity, transportation, steel, hydrogen and agriculture.

Microfibers Don’t Have to End Up in the Ocean

Microfibers, small fiber fragments that shed off of fabric during wear and washing, are a growing pollution problem. Here's the rundown on how they're formed and what you can do to prevent them.

10 Facts About Warmlife

Some warming materials are superior to others. Here, we lay out the facts about WarmLife, where less bulk equals higher efficiency and energy savings.

10 Facts About CoolLife

What if a fabric existed that not only could keep you cool, but could also help you reduce your global energy consumption? CoolLife is just that.

Beautifully Efficient: LifeLabs' designer JJ Collier on Sustainable Design

A conversation with LifeLabs’ Global VP of Product Design JJ Collier on his design inspiration, approach to working with LifeLabs materials and focus on beautiful functionality.
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LifeLabs Climate Reads

Tackling climate change, one page at a time, from the hardest truths to the most inspiring solutions including books from Richard Powers, David Wallace-Wells, Bill McKibbon, Paul Hawken and Robin Wall Kimmerer.

Dr. Yi Cui on Inventing Textiles for the Future

Conversation with Dr. Yi Cui, LifeLabs Design co-founder on his path to developing the energy reducing technology that led to LifeLabs' unique heating and cooling fabrics.

Dr. Yi Cui awarded 2021 Global Energy Prize

LifeLabs Design co-founder Dr. Yi Cui receives the prestigious Global Energy Prize in "New ways of energy application" for his contributions in nanomaterials design, synthesis and characterization for energy and the environment, particularly for transformational innovations in battery science.