Kinetic Energy Generating Pavegen Floor Tiles Will Harvest Footsteps to Light UK Shopping Center | Inhabitat – Green Design Will Save the World

 

Kinetic Energy Generating Pavegen Floor Tiles Will Harvest Footsteps to Light UK Shopping Center | Inhabitat – Green Design Will Save the World.

The Pavegen floor tiles are a new system of kinetic generated energy that is produced by merely been walked upon. Placed in high traffic area’s as in the Westfield Stratford shopping complex in London , energy is store (2.1 watt-hours of electricity or stored in lithium batteries beneath the surface) and used to generate lighting within the shopping complex.They are eco friendly consisting of marine grade stainless with recycled polymers and low carbon concrete. Each tile illuminates once it has been walked upon as a means to let the user aware of their contribution if not to entice users to target them as often as possible while shopping.

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