Frypans are a good way to think about thermal bridges and climate changeFrypans into the fire: we need to cook, but not too much

Why talk about frypans?  The effect of heat, and heat transfer, is a key to our future.  What does our future look like?  Are we heading “Out of the frypan into the fire”?  Just ask the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.  It doesn’t look good.  Here’s a note on the 8 October 2018 Special Report on Global Warming.


So it looks like cooking things is something humans are good at.  Too good.  We are cooking ourselves.  Is it too late?

Maybe.  But let’s keep trying.  Let’s keep trying to slow down the cooking process.


At Superpod® we want to help people build buildings that use very very very little energy.  That way we produce and waste less energy.  That way we avoid cooking ourselves and our planet.  Or at least slow things down a bit.  How can we get low-energy buildings?

One way we can use less energy in our buildings is to stop or slow down heat transfer.  One way we can stop heat transfer is to eradicate thermal bridges.

A thermal bridge is a bridge from the inside to the outside of the building.  We are experts at avoiding thermal bridges at Superpod®.  It’s an integral part of our passive house building system.


We are very keen on explaining thermal bridges to people – and the importance of avoiding them.  Hence, to help you think about thermal bridges, we have designed a neat little Christmas Gift.

Next time you fry something, think about heat transfer.  You want to avoid the heat getting to your hand.  So you create something to stop that bridge between the frying pan and your hand.  It’s called a handle.  In our case, we offer a timber handle, and a leather handle.

Next time you build a building, build one of ours.  That way you’ll have a more comfortable life.  And you’ll be helping saving our planet from burning up.

I know, it’s all a bit lateral.  But it makes you think.

Learn more from our frypan video here.


Buy one of our frypan packs for this Christmas – for yourself – or your best foodie friend.

Get a massive discount when we go online for only a few days in October, by signing up to our PodMarket® Frypan Gift Pack V.I.P. list.   Coming soon, but not for long!

Thermal breaks in a frypan handle
Unique designer handles are a feature of this PodMarket foodie gift

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