While the news can be dominated by headlines detailing how severe the world’s worldwide warming crisis is, what tends to fly under the radar a little are the stories around the technological developments being put in place to combat it.
There are plenty of examples of altered devices, components and makings that you might not be aware of that are presently being used and rolled out in homes and businesses crossways the globe to make them additional efficient. Here are a rare examples.
1. Smart Sensors
Wasted energy is one of the chief drains on our resources, and along with being attentive about turning off devices, keen sensors are now helping to tackle this. These essentially turn lights or devices off when they’re not in use and on when they sense somebody is near and needs to use them.
2. Automated Homes
In a like vein to this, today’s homes can now be controlled remotely or automatically to do all from lowering the thermostat to opening windows and smooth adjusting light shades. These can be real at heating or cooling a property, reducing the need for turning up the heating or by air conditioning.
3. Solar Panels and Batteries
More and more homes and businesses are having solar panels fitted to create the greatest of this abundant, sustainable resource. In addition, solar farms are now increasing in size and scale in nations similar Australia to harvest and store the sun’s energy in solar batteries that can be used at a late date.
4. More Efficient Processes
In the business world you can too find such technologies being used, but the efficiency measures now run deeper. Everything from the minimum industrial components to large-scale machinery and production lines are currently run with more effective systems and devices that are complete more efficient and energy-saving.
5. New Fuels
Beyond the additional common renewables like wind, solar and tidal energy, there are similarly various studies and indeed the production of new, eco-friendly fuels.
Several of these are still in the testing stages but it’s hoped that soon they will be additional readily available as our main – and more importantly, green – energy supplies. Some of these are available now though, including bio-fuels and even hydrogen fuel cells.
The above technologies aren’t essentially a quick fix to global warming, but they’re certainly a step in the right way. The other positive is that this tech is similarly ever-changing and becoming more sophisticated, giving us hope of a greener and brighter future.