Getting Hotter (and Colder) in the Bedroom


Do you prefer the cool side of the pillow? Or are you constantly freezing while your partner complains of being too hot? The world's first heating and cooling mattress, called the ChiliBed, may be the answer. It debuted last week at the World Market Center Las Vegas.

The temperature-controlled natural foam mattress is made entirely of soy. Unlike most mattresses, the ChiliBed allows you to enjoy bed temperatures of 48-118 degrees Fahrenheit. Moreover, its environmentally friendly in two ways: first, its natural construction without chemical off-gassing, and secondly, it reduces utility load and costs associated with heating or cooling your bedroom.

Perhaps the mattress is out of your budget. Worry not! You can still be enjoy Chili technology - a more budget-friendly mattress pad cover called the ChiliPad is also available.

Interestingly, the inventor, Todd Youngblood, is the nephew of the man credited with inventing the water bed in the 1960s. We spoke to him about the ChiliPad...