LifeLabs Announces Launch Of Innovative Thermally Efficient Textiles And Apparel To Help Battle Climate Change
LifeLabs is the first textile innovator making meaningful progress in combating the effects of … [+] LifeLabs As people around the world grapple with the effects of their personal consumption, new start-ups are innovating ways we can live a climate-positive lifestyle. One of the most innovative in the area of fashion is LifeLabs.
LifeLabs is the first textile innovator making meaningful progress in combating the effects of climate change through thermally-efficient materials and first-of-its-kind apparel.
Scott Mellin is the CEO of LifeLabs and a former Global VP of Mountain Sports at The North Face. He shared how the company started. “Our origin story is pretty much science non-fiction: following a 2014 EPA study that found that Americans spend >90% of their lives indoors, the Department of Energy ARPA-E released funding for energy projects with the potential to radically reduce reliance on the energy grid. Our founder Dr. Yi (Stanford Professor of Materials Science + Engineering) was awarded this grant and set out to uncover how we can use textiles to drastically reduce energy usage.”
“In 2019, after 6 years of scientific research, he developed patented textiles and two unique technologies, CoolLife and WarmLife. He then brought me on as CEO to translate […]