Kate Miller on the IceCube Neutrino Observatory 2016 Expedition takes you on a 20-minute walking tour of the Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station.
According to Jeff, The station burns about 600,000 gallons of AN8 Fuel per year to make electricity and heat for the entire station. Heat generated by the electrical generators is used to heat the station. Glycol goes through a heat exchanger at the generator, and is then pumped throughout the station to heat radiators. Glycol is a good carrier of the heat, doesn’t freeze easily, and is non-toxic. Even the clothes dryers are heated with Glycol!