Ecocapsule – The caravan of the future

Ecocapsule - The caravan of the future

4 May 2018
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When you see this 2.5-metre high egg-shaped structure, you’d be forgiven for thinking you were looking at a prototype survival pod for life on Mars.

In fact, it’s intended for life on Earth, but not just anywhere.

Traditional caravans need access to water and electricity sources, but the Ecocapsule just needs sun and rain. The rain water that runs down the side of the pod is recovered and treated in order to be useable, while the solar panels on the roof provide the electricity needed for life in the Ecocapsule.

But what about in Brittany we hear you ask, what do we do there for sun? Ecocapsule’s engineers have thought about people who vacation in Brittany (and elsewhere), by fitting a retractable wind turbine that compensates for a lack of sunlight and enables you to enjoy the hot shower you need after a rainy day in Brest.

Ecocapsule is the luxury of a hotel room wherever you want it, deep in the countryside or by the sea, with a level of energy self-sufficiency that is off the scale compared with a traditional caravan.

Freedom, freedom…

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