To be honest, the technology is improving drastically every year. It may not have been possible to do large-scale project before as we can do now. However, we are at the point when it is not only possible, but financially and ecologically viable to do. Below are just some of the examples of solar lighting.
Solar energy is pretty cool. The Sun sends a vast amount of energy daily, and we’re wasting it. It is only relatively lately that we have decided to harvest this inexhaustible source of energy, through solar panels.
These neat little devices have a multitude of uses, from miniature home power plants to heating devices to more industrial uses, such as solar water pumping and solar street lighting. It is the last use that will be further discussed here.
Going green could be your company New Year’s resolution this January and it would be a smart one. Green businesses stand out in the market, especially in California, which is well-known for supporting ecological initiatives statewide. You could make more profit not just by attracting customers who appreciate your green efforts, but by saving money with green products and strategies. Continue reading “Make Your Business Greener”
There are numerous ways in which pathway lights can be used. Their use ranges from illuminating small house walkways to large walkways found around university campuses, parks, hospitals and business areas. Appropriate lighting enables people to see where they are going and makes the surroundings visible. On top of that, they can be visually appealing and shape the impression walkers have of the area. To make sure pathway lighting is adequate, here the steps to go through before the installation. Continue reading “Before You Install Pathway Lighting”
Installing solar parking lights is much easier than you think. Here you’ll find an outline of the whole process of preparation for it.
How big is the area that needs lighting?
Parking lots come in many sizes – from small residential ones to huge lots serving supermarkets, malls and office complexes. The size of the area and the present obstacles affect the number and position of solar lights. It’s best to have blueprints of the area or ground and aerial shots to be able to make the most informed decision on how many lights would the parking lot benefit from and what the best places for positioning are. Continue reading “Installing Solar Parking Lights – Making Preparations”
A number of building owners and property managers are still unsure about lighting their property through solar energy. Even though outdoor solar lighting is much more economical in the long run, the upfront costs of installation are what makes the owners hesitant about making the investment and waiting for the return. This is especially the case when it comes to outdoor lighting. Continue reading “Solar Lighting Brings Benefits to Building Owners”
Solar street lights are gradually replacing widely used traditional public street lights. They have a crystalline silicon solar battery to supply power, a maintenance-free controlled battery to store electricity, a ultra-bright LED lamps as light source. And they are controlled by a smart charging and discharging controller. Continue reading “All about Solar Street Light”
President Obama announced a large campaign to cut greenhouse gas pollution in the US during his speech at Georgetown University yesterday. He also commits to promote actively clean energy and to act in order to better protect Americans from global warming.
According to the White House, this project should allow the president to reach his target fixed in 2009 to reduce, by 2020, greenhouse gas emission by 17% compare to 2005. President Obama stated during his speech that “Americans across the country are already paying the price of inaction” against global warming. He reminded us that last year was the warmest year in the United States history. He added “The question now is whether we will have the courage to act before it’s too late. And how we answer will have a profound impact on the world that we leave behind not just to you, but to your children and to your grandchildren.” Continue reading “Obama plans to reduce greenhouse gas pollution”