Tag: Green Gadget
LED Lights for Christmas tree
Using LED lights as the Green Gadget for your Christmas tree instead of conventional light bulbs are the easy way to convert ordinary and daily Gadget and Gizmos into Eco Gadget. These lights can easily turn your Christmas “green” sin they can be found on most stores. LED lights last longer up to ten times compared to conventional lights and they also use less energy. There will be significant amount of saving on your electrical bill when you use LED lights for your Christmas tree.
LED lights works just the same as conventional string lights and available at various sizes and shapes as well. They are also much more reliable and safe than conventional lights. Several strings can be connected at once with no risk of overheating. Solar Powered Lights that harness energy from sun are the advance option for those who takes the green issue more serious, complete with optional automatic light up during the night. Fifty lights string cost about $17, which save money and electricity than its purchased price.
Initial cost for LED lights does indeed higher compared to conventional lights, but its efficiency and durability along with reducing carbon footprint are the worthy price for creating a greener environment. Using timers for conventional lights is another inexpensive solution rather than buying new ones. Timers can regulate energy usage on conventional lights.
Whenever electricity involves, safety should always be the main concern, whether on LED or conventional lights. Pull on the socket to turn off the lights, not the cord. Damage should be assessed before storing the lights. Checked for any loose cables, bare wires or broken sockets. Lights along with other electrical decorations must be kept in dry place to avoid damage caused by water or humidity, away from children’s reach. (continue reading…)
Taking a taxi in Europe seems will be more and more pleasing with this brand new Green Gadget Volkswagen Milano taxi, with solid Eco Friendly Gadget design and electricity as power source will be launched in Hannover, Germany. In addition to the pampering function and design for its passengers, this taxi is also environmentally friendly since it is using electricity as main power source. Volkswagen Milano is able to reach top speed 120 km/hour, produced by electric engine with topmost power of 85 kilowatts, stored within its lithium ion battery, with a capacity of 45 kilowatts per hour. That way, Volkswagen Milano is able to roam the streets of Milan up to 300 kilometers, depends on driving style. As will be exhibited Volkswagen this September on Hannover Trade Show in Hannover, Germany.
As quoted by the official Volkswagen site on Wednesday (21/04/2010) Taxi MPV Milano is tailored to the needs of city taxi drivers and passengers in many innovative details, such as sliding doors that open in the front and touch screen. Two tone color; green and black are used as a tribute to Milan as the metropolitan city of fashion. Later, these choices of colors can be adjusted with the character of the city. Passenger security elements are not forgotten. The designer deliberately eliminating one rear door, leaving only one door, therefore ensuring that passenger will come and exiting on pavement side. Thanks to the development of kinematic mechanisms with two axes, the door can be opened wide offering wide entrance. Sliding door is also extended until rooftop, so that also offers convenience in the terms of altitude.
Type : Multi Purpose Vehicle (MPV)
Machinery : electric motors with a lithium ion battery
Peak energy : 85 kilowatts
Maximum speed : 120 km per hour