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Residential Solar Power in Style

Posted June 15th, 2008 in Learn by BLINDFinder

Solar Power from your Curtains
In today’s world, energy independence is a growing concern for many people. Window treatments greatly impact the efficiency of your home, but what if your curtains could actually generate power? Thanks to architect Sheila Kennedy, current from curtains may one day be a possibility. Her curtain design involves solar cells weaved directly into the fabric, which are then capable of providing power to a home much like roof-mounted solar panels. This innovation gives hope to those of us that are both energy- and design-conscious. Hopefully a reasonably priced implementation isn’t far off!

[via Inhabitat]

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  1. […] place in the home to obtain solar power is from your windows. We’ve posted in the past about curtains designed to generate power from the sun, but now a Tokyo-based company has designed and is marketing a window that is capable […]

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