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Wednesday, August 30, 2006

Sunlight Direct: Let There Be Light!

Is there anything more depressing then having to work all day under the unhealthy glow of fluorescent light? Of course there is, but you have to admit that if your cubicle could be located outside, right under the sun, most of your work days would probably be much more enjoyable.

To help bring sunshine into the life of office workers, a new company named Sunlight Direct came up with an amazing new lighting system that can pipe daylight into buildings directly through fiber optic cables. How cool is that?

Its hybrid solar lighting system features a 40-inch mirrored dish with a GPS-director monitor to move it during the day and maximize light intake. Once light is collected from a roof and concentrated, it is filtered and then spread through a building through bundles of plastic fiber-optic chords.

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