Have you ever seen a foam cup appear to melt away in acetone? Foam cups, bowls and containers are made of a lightweight but strong material – expanded polystyrene. How then does acetone reduce this substance to a blob of goo? In this week’s video, we team up with chemistry professor Matt Hartings, Ph.D., to explain this weird phenomenon.
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It’s all about location. Location. Location. The average cost is based on a 5,000 kWh system, which would offset about half the energy use of a typical U.S. home.