Essentially, as we all move toward homes and offices with more insulation and fewer drafts, we are trapping unwanted air pollutants inside. This can be anything from photocopier ozone to various pet pellets. Enter the Green Light. This chandelier turned flowerpot features a 6-watt LED in the centre, surrounded by plants growing from the base. The LED emits specific wavelenghts of light to encourage photosynthesis in the plants and thus:
absorb polluted air and destroy contaminants in a process called metabolic breakdown, according to Bill Wolverton, the environmental scientist and retired NASA researcher who pioneered this idea for flushing out the dirty atmosphere in long-term life-support space stations.
written by robbie, January 09, 2008
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