Articles in the ‘Lamps and Lights’ Category
By Anny on March 20th, 2013
In our quest to bring you the latest in alternate sources of energy-we now present a very remarkable invention that might one day solve a major part of our energy crisis. The gravity light is a phenomenal invention that uses the power of gravity to generate an electric current which powers a portable light. The system uses a heavy weight that is apparently attached to a system of gears, springs and pulleys which in turn move a lighter weight. The heavy weight is first lifted to a certain level and the system then uses its displacement due to gravity to rotate a smaller weight which in turn might move a dynamo attached to the pulley. This dynamo generates the electric current required to power a bulb. This new invention which is still in a limited trail phase is sure to help a lot of people who cannot use solar powered lamps due to various reasons. This gadget can be used anywhere and just needs to be hung from a surface with the heavy weight being periodically raised. It’s estimated that the one lift of the heavy weight can generate enough power to light the bulb for 30 minutes.
The gravity light uses the simple force of gravity which is universally available in every location. It doesn’t require a separate charging device or a battery and is just a one-time investment. The invention has been made keeping in mind the energy crisis and the cost involved in alternate forms of energy such as solar energy devices. This is a boon for developing nations where a large number of people still use fuel based lighting sources. Not only does it decrease the pollution resulting from burning fossil fuel such as kerosene but is also economically viable.
For more information on this remarkable application of gravity as a power source, please access the below link. The manufactures plan to distribute 1000 such units on a pilot basis to the needy in third-world countries. It’s estimated the commercial cost of this unit once produced in a large scale would be around $5.
By Anny on May 15th, 2012
Why not to support some craziness about gadgets which are contributing something good for our environment? But now one can find endless series of such eco-friendly gadgets which can do their function to save our extra consumption of energy and helping use to protect our atmosphere from increasing pollution. Here some gadgets at workplace, which are not only eco-friendly and energy saving but also cheap to buy for your own use. (more…)
By Anny on May 13th, 2012
It mostly happens that we need an emergency light as torch, or when a torch in the car you are going to need but batteries went low. This is a daily life routine with most of the people around the major regions in United States or might be in other countries too. This is the wonderful named BunBun eco light- simple to use torch light with quick spin for more charging feature. (more…)
By Dev on October 18th, 2011
Going green can be very easy if you know what to do and do plenty of research before you decide to go green. Going green can help you decrease your carbon footprint and help the environment but it can also help you decrease your energy bill. All during the year we can have outrageous heating and cooling bills as well as outrageous power bills. If we follow some simple power saving tips we will be able to save a ton on our power bills.
By Dev on October 11th, 2011
Going green is a lot easier than many people think. When people hear going green they automatically think of solar panels, no electricity, conserving water, electric powered cars and generally a lot of expense. The truth is that many people do not have the chance to become really green because of the expense of many of the green products. Fortunately you can start out small with something like ecofriendly lighting and go green in a small way at first.
By Anita (EnviroGadget Writer) on September 7th, 2011
The Leaf LED Light is a stylish modern desk lamp that uses LEDs to produce a bright white light while using very little energy. The lamp is fully adjustable allowing you to be able to use it for a variety of tasks.
By Anita (EnviroGadget Writer) on September 2nd, 2011
The Thea Solar Garden Spot Light is a powerful, bright light that uses eco-friendly solar energy as a power source. The light can be wall mounted, deck mounted or even staked into the ground, allowing you greater freedom to position the light wherever you require it.
By Anita (EnviroGadget Writer) on August 22nd, 2011
The Candela Eco Lights are a set of 4 eco-friendly lights that mimic candles. These low energy rechargeable lights use LEDs to provide the illumination, providing a soft and appealing light similar to that of a candle without any fire dangers or issues with lighting.
By Anita (EnviroGadget Writer) on August 15th, 2011
The A-solar 6-in-1 Charging Kit is a great multipurpose device to have on hand. With just a little forethought to charge the device, you can ensure you have power to light your way, listen to the radio charge or cool yourself with the fan all from eco-friendly solar energy.
By Anita (EnviroGadget Writer) on July 13th, 2011
The Solar Powered Lighted Patio Umbrella is great for those who love to spend time outdoors, during the day the umbrella provides shade, or protection from any annoying short showers, then through the night it provides you with light helping you to enjoy the cooler evenings.