The installation consists of a frame made from Norwegian reclaimed wood with bark on the external face. From this hangs a PVC bioplastic membrane. The pollution is emulated in a variety of different ways within the pods using humidifiers, haze generators, diffusers, fans and an ozone machine. The temperature and humidity is regulated by heaters and air conditioners. The overall installation requires a peak power supply of 125amps, though the current it pulls on average is under 30 amps.
This installation is packed within eight palletted crates each 1.2 x 1.0 x 1.5 metres and a single crate measuring 2.3 x 1 x 1.3 and weighing 2300 kilos in total. It can be transported by ship or in a 7.5 ton lorry.
The construction of the installation requires five technicians working over three days. The deconstruction requires ten technicians working over one day. Whilst the installation is open to the public it requires a minimum of two invigilators to monitor both the public and regulate the pollution emulation. Two fire extinguishers are provided with the installation.
Cape Farewell manage the touring of Pollution Pods and handle all enquiries, bookings and tour logistics. Please contact Stephanie Clements, Lead Project Manager, for a full technical specification and further information.