The Brilliant Green Concept – The SmartSwitch

Thanks to the rapid growing of fossil fuels industry, our mother Earth has been badly polluted day after day. In order to stop the global warming problem from becoming worse, many activities and inventions have been carried out since few decades ago… Today, Peter Russo and Brendan Wypich, the smart duo researches from University of Stanford, United States has been introduced a smart green device. They named it “SmartSwitch”. According to Russo and Wypich, SmartSwitch has well-embedded with several intelligence ideals. Thus, it is different from the ordinary household light switch. For your information, SmartSwitch is designed to be easily integrated into the home. It can fits into any standard electrical boxes and data communication occurs through the electric lines. The best part about the SmartSwitch is it provides the user with instant feedback about the amount of energy being consumed throughout the month. Furthermore, SmartSwitch also can help the user to change their bad habit away. Let’s take an example, every time when a switch is flipped, an opportunity to change individual behavior is created. Over the time, these changes in behavior are added up across a community, where is can slowly changing the community’s mind about the energy…

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The Environment Friendly Home-built Wind Turbine

The Global warming is becoming worse and worse everyday and we all have the responsibility to prevent it from getting worst! Many scientists have undergoing numerous types of research to experiment and invent the best eco-green energy generating methods. According to the survey, the wind energy is one of the most eco-friendly and clean energy after the solar energy. The only major drawback of this wind energy is it doesn’t generate any electricity, if the wind stopped blowing to the wind turbine! Well, you must think that you’ll need many components for building this wind turbine. Nah, you can start the project with a generator, three blades, a mounting, a tower, some batteries and an electronic control system. If you’re not familiar with the generator, then you should use the ready made surplus permanent magnet DC motors as generator than build your own generators! Or, if you have a better choice with generator, then you can go for it. Remember, a great generator is supposed to have high DC voltage, low rpms and high current! Let’s take an example, a motor rated for 360 rpm at 30 volts will produce at least 12+V compare with the motor rated at 7200rpm…

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