Human Body Heat Activated Street Lamps

Human Body Heat Activated Street Lamps
Innovation

Heat sensitive lamp posts are being trialed in Toulouse, France starting today. Installed along a 500 metre stretch of the Allée Camille-Soula, the lights only turn on when they detect human body heat.

Dan Gould
  • 27 october 2009

Heat sensitive lamp posts are being trialed in Toulouse, France starting today. Installed along a 500 metre stretch of the Allée Camille-Soula, the lights only turn on when they detect human body heat. Once a person has passed they shut off within ten seconds. This reactive light is not only designed to save energy – the goal is to cut consumption by 50% – but it’s also a step to cut down on nocturnal light pollution as well.

Access this article for free
Fill in your email below and you'll gain access to this article while also receiving a number of membership features as part of a special 30-day trial.
*Already a member? Log in here

Learn About Our Membership Services

Need Research Help?
As a member you can ask us any research questions and get complimentary research assistance with a 4-day turnaround. Reports inclde stats, quotes, and best-inclass examples on research topics.
Remain Informed & Strategic
We publish several trends reports each month. By becoming a member you will have access to over 100 existing reports, plus a growing catalog of deep topical analysis and debrief-style reports so you always remain in the know.
See Trends Come To Life
Meet your peers and immerse yourself in monthly trend and innovation webinars and discounted conferences.
No search results found.