Energy saver lightbulbs are a good thing and can help reduce electricity use and carbon emissions, but how much better to use natural sunlight as a lighting source, with Hybrid Solar Lighting. This cool idea pipes sunlight into a building through optical fibres. What’s more, it may actually be available (for larger scale operations) as early as 2007. I want it in my house.
Hybrid Solar Lighting is a technology that can light houses with natural solar light. It captures solar light and channels it directly into the rooms using optical fibers.
Here’s a YouTube video, which may show up below. If not, click the link. It’s a little over 5 minutes long and well worth viewing.