Browsing articles tagged with " lighting source"

Trap Light: Illuminating The Eco-friendly Way

Is there such a thing as escaping light? If you do not know, the answer is Yes and these lights are just one of the products of waste energy. Well, we don’t need to worry anymore of those escaping lights we have in our home with the birth of the Trap Light. As its name suggests, the Trap Light traps or capture those escaping lights and convert it into a visible light again. The Trap Light utilizes photoluminescent pigments that made capturing of escaping lights possible. Through its ability to collect waste energy, the Trap Light can be your elegant shade or lighting source at night.

Trap Light

Trap Light

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Get Stylish Lamps Without Harming Your Surroundings With The Spring Lamp

Stylish Lamps without harming the surroundings sounds too good to be true, as stylish designs normally contribute some amount to carbon emission. However, the Spring Lamp is a stylish lamp that at the same time is not harmful to the environment. From the inspirations to the materials used, the Spring Lamp is a certified eco-friendly product.

The Sprig lamp design is inspired by the fresh growth of plants. A single Sprig lamp makes a pendant light, while multiple Sprig lamps combined build a floor lamp or a chandelier. Sprig is made of recycled plastic, and the lighting source is a standard compact fluorescent lamp (CFL). The CFL is replaced by unscrewing a lamp arm end cap to access the bulb. For joining two Sprig lamps together, an accessory package provides one threaded sleeve and a clip-on electrical cord, plug, and screw-in outlet.

Spring Pendant Lamp

Spring Pendant Lamp

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Nassim Villas: Sustainable Home Designs By Zaha Hadid

Green architecture is becoming a trend nowadays. More and more architects and engineers designs with ecology in mind to show they care. Zaha Hadid is just a few of those who are into green architecture. The group’s latest projects are garden-filled homes that faces the Singapore Botanical Gardens called the Nassim Villas. Surrounded with greeneries, the Nassim Villas also has the floor to ceiling windows, allowing the natural sunlight to come in and illuminate the home’s interior. These features will surely allow the household save in their energy use, as they will be using the natural sources for fresh air and lighting.

Nassim Villas

Nassim Villas

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Make Use Of The Light The Sun Produces Using Your Cables And Mirrors

Reflecting sunlight using mirrors is not new anymore. However, it has not put into practice until the interest for sustainability grows. Today, daylight is becoming an important lighting source as it consume zero energy, produces zero emission, thus provides no harm to the environment. Manufactured by Parants, a daylighting company this hybrid lighting system will surely cuts down your electricity bill and of course will drastically reduce your carbon footprint, which is obviously favorable to the environment. The installed heliostats works out by following the sunrays and reflect it in a shaded area of the home or office with the use of optical cables and mirror of mirrors.

Heliostat

Heliostat

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The Proposed Floating Community For The Vietnamese Bay

While the earth is mostly composed of water, it is nice to see that housing designs that make use of our water environment are now growing in numbers. Recently, a contest called The Self-sufficient City: Envisioning the habitat of the future has an entry that aims to provide sustainable lodging to the 1600 inhabitants of the Halong Bay area in Vietnam. The entry was called the Hexagonal Floating community.

Hexagonal Floating Community

Hexagonal Floating Community

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