According to leading survey companies that have taken account of the way energy is used in the domestic sector, it is assessed that 30% of all energy consumption is due to the heating and cooling needs of our buildings.
As you already knew, the use of an air conditioner can really take a heavy toll on your electricity bill. That’s exactly why Le Lievre, a co-founder and former CEO of Ausra, has launched Chromasun, a company that plans to dish out efficient and ergonomic solar-powered air-conditioning systems for our next summer.
The new and innovative design of Le Lievre is all about tapping solar power in an ultra-efficient way by using mirrors, concentrators and receivers that enhance its output capability immensely. Also, the new design ensures that by using 95% less silicon it will boast a 75% efficiency— compared to 23% efficiency on conventional solar cells.
Harnessing energy from sunlight and waste heat to cool down the interiors, this will not just save energy but also slash your power bills in a huge way.
In the time of recession, that surely should encourage more people to take a turn towards the green! Let the sun chill you down …