How it works: Heat activated fan

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Dipika Sharma: Heat Activated Fans These fans just need to be placed above a stove and you can enjoy warm breeze. What is it: When it comes to making new inventions, human beings have always been able to go beyond the imaginary. How unbelievable would it be if natural gas or stove could be used to run a fan? Sounds a bit weird but this is the reality, thanks to Garrett Wade. The world is desperately looking for alternatives to their needs so that they do not harm the environment and thus provide some ease to the ailing earth. This invention is surely a step towards an eco friendly technology. It is surely the right invention at the right time when the whole world is seeking electricity saving alternatives. Technology used: This heat activated fan comprises of a thermoelectric motor which needs heat for the propulsion of its petals. It just needs to be placed above a heater or natural stove; the heat generated from them will propel the fan blades and provide warm wind. So, all you need to do is to place it above your stove and enjoy warm breeze that too without getting worked up thinking of the electricity bill. By using the heat activated fan, the stove too can be utilized effectively and electricity can be saved. How does it work: Since these fans do not run on electricity, it is totally cordless and can be placed anywhere. The price range of these fans is from $139 to $179 and these are available in number of sizes so that the user can pick up according to his/her requirements. This fan will probably be very famous especially in the cold regions as they give out warm air serving the purpose of a room heater. The best part about these heat activated fans will be that you can carry them anywhere as they do not require any electricity source or batteries. Consumers can hugely benefit from these heat activated fans firstly because of its efficiency and secondly because it will also reduce the energy consumption of the house, thus reducing the overall electricity bill. This fan has a steel louvered body and has great looks that will surely leave you awestruck. Though these fans are a little highly priced but the incentives are surely lucrative enough to attract people’s attention.

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10 green camping gadgets for eco friendly camps

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Shivangi Mujumdar: Camping Gadgets Eco friendly gadgets for camping For campers to go green can be a challenge especially for those who have never done it earlier. However it is still possible to go green while camping. Here are 10 green camping gadgets for eco friendly camps. 1. The Light cap 300 The product is newly developed and innovative gadget. It is a combination of water bottle and solar powered LED lantern. You can store water in the bottle and keep sensitive documents in the water light container. Every camper should have such gadget. 2. E-Powerless Fridge One great inventor had discovered this eco friendly product. This gadget is simple to use and have great functions to operate. Fill the sand in the small pad and keep the smaller pad in the slightly larger one. Cover it with damp cloth. When water evaporation takes place, it will draw heat out and cool the inside. You can use this gadget when you are camping without the heavy ice. 3. The Freeloader Globetrotter Kit This kit is the collection of the supplies of necessary equipments. It is designed to carry the devices which are portable electronics. The kit has one freeloader that charges the electronic items. It charges GPS locator and Mp3 players. The kit comes with weatherproof solar panel and a super charger to attach to the backpack or bike rack whichever is convenient to use with freeloader. 4. Solar Powered Tent This is another eco friendly product, which is best suited for campers. The tent comes with integrated interior LEDs and solar panel. The panels have the facility to charge the batteries. At least 4-6 hours of direct light is enough to provide 2-4 hours tent light. This tent comes in two-capacity versions – one is designed for 4 persons and other one for 6. 5. Solar Pocket Shower This device heats up water with the sun’s energy. The gadget consists of portable bag with a plastic nozzle which holds up to ten liters of water. Fill it with the water and rest of the work will happen in quick time. The holding capacity should be at least 7 minutes of shower time. 6. Eva GPS Eva GPS is the great concept using solar energy. This gadget helps you to reach the destination without any problem. The gadget also has a built in camera, which help to display all the information of the routes which can be convenient and safe for you. It also records the destination you visit the most. It displays the details in short time. 7. The Greeky Lights The Greeky Lights are one of the great creative objects available at affordable cost. This light is operated with the help of natural sunlight which comes from fabric optics. Along with this you also get a collector dish. 8. The Eye Max Wind-Up Solar Powered Radio This gadget comes with LED torch light. It also features radio powered by the solar panel and wind up wind. Only thirty seconds of wind-up can give thirty-five minutes of listening time. The torch also provides a powerful light with long battery life. 9. Eco Friendly Watches These watches are biodegradable which you get at an affordable cost. It can be a great way to go green. The watch is boasted up with 80-93 percent biodegradability. Sprout watches are very well know in this eco friendly product featuring mineral crystals and mercury-free batteries. 10. Solar Panel Sun Glasses These glasses trap the solar energy. It then converts the energy to power the small devices through power jack. Capmers must have such useful sunglasses. These sunglasses stop solar glare and generate renewable energy, which can be transferred to your favorite gadget with ease.

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