Printed Circuit Boards Shaping Renewable Energy.
Printed Circuit Board Assemblies, or PCB Assemblies, are assuming a more prominent role in contributing to Green Industries and initiatives aimed at strengthening renewable energy sources. An example of technologies and initiatives where PCB Assemblies are making a significant impact on renewable energy sources are discussed in this article.
Anyone who has experienced LED Lighting understands the value that this technology brings. Simply put. LED lights illuminate better with cleaner, purer light – making objects more distinct and true-to-color than light provided by traditional lighting sources. As a result, customized LED Lighting Systems have become common in storefront lighting, commercial displays, advertising venues, commercial parking lots, sports venue lighting and displays, and other commercial and retail venues.
It is important to note that without PCB Assemblies, LED Lighting Systems wouldn’t exist. Highly technical circuit board assemblies are needed to provide the controls that are needed for LED Lighting to perform. Also, printed circuit boards make the LED Lighting Systems far more energy-efficient than previous technologies, resulting in energy and cost savings.
Improved PCB technology is also contributing to renewable energy initiatives through providing circuit board assemblies that are capable of greater durability and efficiency, resulting in less waste and fewer defective boards that need to be replaced. The newer PCB Assemblies are also lasting far longer than earlier designs, leading to a lower number of boards that need to be assembled.
PCBs are providing the framework for control systems, monitoring equipment and transportation technology that is saving resources worldwide. From saving water on advanced irrigation systems to monitoring environmental conditions to powering Global Positioning Systems that have made transportation systems incredibly efficient, PCBs are providing the technology necessary for ‘Green Industries’ to keep getting greener!
In our next post, we’ll take a look at some example of ‘cutting-edge products’ that are powered by PCB technology and that are changing the way we do things.