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6 Solar light pipes designed to conserve energy

The solar light tubes are the greenest way to conserve electricity and is well efficient to complete all the need of a basic size house lighting system. These tubes are designed in such a way that it collects the sunlight that is focused over a single point and then it deflects that sunlight in natural or artificial way. These are also known as sun pipes, sun scopes, solar light pipes or day light pipes. These light pipes are adjustable and one can control the leakage of requirement of light in each room.

solar light pipe

Here is the list of some solar light pipes:

1. Solar light pipe in washington dc

Solar Light Pipe in Washington

This solar light pipe is installed in the international law office of the Morgan Lewis. The building was heightened by extra two floors to make the distribution of light equal in the 12 storey building. The tube that is installed in the office is created by the lighting designers James Carpenter and Davidson Norris. This tube is almost 36 meters long and it rises above 4.5 above the atrium roof that has the diameter of 175 cm to collect the light above the roof. This pipe contains glass prisms that are held in the steel frames. The outer side of this pipe is made of tensioned synthetic fiber. This pipe is held by radial rods and this pipe can project light in both natural and artificial ways.

2. Solar tube skylights


These solar tube skylights are one the finest versions in the solar tube range. This Solar tube skylight contains the raybender technology and light intercepting transfer device that provides the light at any time. This tube stores the unused light and then reflects it in time needed. This solar tube sky light comes in three different sizes and one can choose it according to the requirement and size of the place to be illuminated.

3. Sundolier robot pumps sunlight indoors for powerful day lighting

Powerful Daylighting

As suggested by name the company sundolier will put a solar robot over you house roof that will pump the sunlight in your place naturally without any problem. According to the manufacturers these solar robots can illuminate up to 2500 sq ft of area. The tube uses Sun Chandelier to reflect the solar light down to the place of illumination and almost with no drawbacks or loss.

4. Velux sun light pipe tgf 21 inch

VELUX SUN light pipe

This Velux Sun light pipes TGF model is designed for the shaky roofs. The installation of this Sun light pipe is quick and easy. This Sun light pipe is made of steel and contains mirror that are held by the rings that makes it a neat and clean sun light reflector. This upper part of the pipe is fixed parallel to the roof of the home that adds to the beauty. The tube has no hot spots at all so the light remains even at the time of distribution. This sunlight pipe is weather tight so it can bear any temperature and climate. This pipe is also hurricane resistant because of its flexible fiber and thus if your area is hurricane prone then this sun light pipe is the best for your home illumination.

5. Apollo solar light pipe:

Apollo Light Pipe

This beautiful solar light pipe is one of the best solar light pipes and is patented by the Orion. In this light pipe the solar energy is focused over a damn that reflects it through the light pipe that is sealed so that there will be no light loss. The light through this pipe is equally distributed in the different areas to be illuminated. This light also supports many other Orion created product that can add to its compatibility to provide you light at any time of the day. You can also control the light in different rooms or areas. This Apollo solar light pipe is best in its range as it contains two patents and contains one of the best technologies to harvest the sunlight.

6. Sun pipe:


Sun Pipe is one of the simplest forms of solar tubes that can provide daylight in any location of the home. There are three different types of applications of this Sun Pipe that is Flat Roof Flashing, Pitched Roof Compact Flashing and Vertical flashing. This pipe contains translucent mirrors that add to its energy and are easily adjustable. This sun pipe can also provide light in the overcast weather and even to the lower parts of the home.

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