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The human powered energy revolving door
June 24, 2010, 10:29 am
Filed under: Architecture, energy, technology | Tags: , ,

This revolving door is equipped with a special generator that is driven by the human energy applied to the door whilst the generator controls the rotating speed of the door and makes it safer. The ceiling of the revolving door is made of safety class and gives a clear view of the technology. A set of super capacitors stores the generated energy as a buffer and provides a consistent supply for the low energy LED lights in the ceiling.

via:: Boon Edam

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