An electric cooling pad is generally used to regulate the temperature of sleeping mattresses. Many people have sweaty nights or hot flashes at night. It makes them uncomfortable, and they are unable to sleep. It makes them very tired, so they do not look fresh in the mornings. Using an electric cooling pad is a solution to the mentioned problems. The cooling pads are connected to a source that provides energy, and its second end is associated with the mattress, which then regulates its temperature. An electric cooling pad is not just used for cooling purposes. People who have a problem in sleeping during winter can use this equipment. It is suitable for people with cold feet and legs in winter—this equipment changes with the weather. A single cooling pad can be used in both seasons, i.e., in summer and winter. Users can change the settings and make their mattress cold or warm per their requirements. With the installation of this equipment, there is no need to purchase hot blankets and a hotbed.
Types of bed cooling:
There are two main types of bed cooling. One is called passive bed cooling, and the other is active bed cooling. Both are discussed below;
Passive bed cooling:
Passive bed cooling is relatively cheap and is used by people who cannot afford a modern bed cooling system. In a passive bed cooling system, the pillows and mattress toppers use a particular fabric that withdraws and protects a body from heating up. These fibers do not extract heat from a body, but they resist the heat from outside not to conduct towards the body. After some time, the ability of a fabric to stop heat is reduced, and by that time, its capacity is downs to zero. It is the main drawback of this system. This system also uses cooling mattress pads, which provide proper ventilation and regulate the mattress’s temperature.
Active bed cooling:
In active bed cooling, the technique of air cooling, water cooling, or of bed fans is used. These techniques protect the body from heat and withdraw heat and give a cooling effect. The bed fans and air-cooling system are almost the same things. In both techniques, there is a cross of air. Whereas in water cooling systems, a box of water is used. A thermostat is responsible for keeping the temperature at moderate conditions. The cooling water system is effective compared to all other systems as it does not disturb deep sleep and provides leisure and comfort.
Why use a bed cooling system?
Several reasons are given below, which can prove that a bed cooling system is the best option for having a comfortable sleep.
- It should be used as an alternative to AC. The reason for using it as an alternative is that it is environmentally friendly and does not make the room dry. AC can disturb deep sleep, but it does not do so.
- People who have sweating or hot flashes issues can use it.
- People who cannot implement regular air conditioning systems can use them.