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NanoLight - The world's most energy efficient lightbulb!

A project in San Diego, CA by Gimmy Chu, Tom Rodinger, Christian Yan

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A new LED lightbulb that is the most energy efficient on the planet. The NanoLight takes energy efficient lighting to the next level.
Backers: 5746
Average Pledge Per Backer: $48

Funded: $273,278 of $20,000
Dates: Jan 7th -> Mar 8th (60 days)
Project By: Gimmy Chu, Tom Rodinger, Christian Yan
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Latest News

KickStarter Campaign Complete - Pre-Order Website Live

March 18th - via: kickstarter.com
Dear Awesome Backers, We sincerely appreciate and are grateful for all of your generosity and kind support throughout this project. We ended with 13x our initial goal, and it's you guys that made this amazing feat possible! As a result of this... (Read More)

One Week to Go!

February 28th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi All, We can't believe we only have one week left to go! It has been an incredible ride and has far exceeded our expectations. We're well beyond 1000% of our initial goal with still some days to go. We are learning and growing so much from this... (Read More)

NanoLight Promises Most Efficient Lightbulb Ever Made, Launches Hugely Successful Kickstarter Campaign

February 24th - via: inquisitr.com
Is Kickstarter about to literally reinvent the lightbulb? A group of three graduates from the University of Toronto believe they can do just that and they are promising the world’s most energy efficient bulb. (Read More)

NEW Leaf Design Reward Options

February 18th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi All, Thank you all for your comments regarding the Leaf design update. It was very informative and helpful to receive your feedback. From the comments we read, there seems to be an apparent split in opinions (the majority loved it, a portion did... (Read More)

The NanoLight gets on the Discovery Channel's Daily Planet

February 12th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi Everyone, This will be a very quick update. We have an exciting news that we'd like to share with you, our amazing backers. Yesterday the NanoLight made its very first Discovery channel debut on the Daily Planet Show! For those of you interested... (Read More)

Nanolight: energy-efficient light bulb on Kickstarter

February 11th - via: ghacks.net
When it comes to lighting you have plenty of options to choose from and more often than not you have to make a decision between energy efficiency and light generation. The NanoLight, which is currently a project on the crowd funding site Kickstarter, aims to change that by providing you with an energy efficient light bulb that does not have to hide itself in terms of light that it generates. (Read More)

Daily Planet: Invent This

February 11th - via: watch.discoverychannel.ca
Watch the Nano Light on Discovery Channel's Daily Planet (approx 5:38) (Read More)

Stretch Goal Reached!

February 10th - via: kickstarter.com
We’re just passed the halfway point of our KickStarter project and wanted to provide another quick update to keep everyone informed on our progress. We have been working harder than ever to make sure this product gets to our backers on time. Here... (Read More)

A Bright Idea [Video]

February 6th - via: ctvnews.ca
University of Toronto grads create 'Most energy efficient light bulb'. (Read More)

Alumni launch "world's most energy-efficient light bulb"

February 6th - via: news.utoronto.ca
"It's totally crazy, we had no idea," said Yan, who had hoped KickStarter would allow them to build some initial cash flow and make people aware of the product. "All of the response has been overwhelming," he said. "More and more backers started coming and we have emails every day from different distributors and importers thinking it's a great idea. Right now it's almost too fast for us, but it's been really, really great." (Read More)


February 5th - via: ece.utoronto.ca
An Economical 100W LED bulb Created From Origami Folded PCB Board Achieves Record Energy Efficiency The NanoLight Ltd recently released the NanoLight, a revolutionary line of LED bulbs with the highest energy efficiency in the world. This light bulb holds the key that could change the future of the LED lighting industry. (Read More)

Canadian trio invent ‘most energy-efficient’ light bulb

February 5th - via: ca.shine.yahoo.com
There’s a new energy efficient lightbulb in town, and not only was it invented by Canadians, but it’s about the funkiest looking illumination device we’ve seen since the lava lamp. (Read More)

'Most energy-efficient' light bulb shines on Kickstarter

February 4th - via: cbc.ca
An eye-catching invention that produces as much light as a 100-watt incandescent bulb using just an eighth of the power has become a crowdfunding star for three University of Toronto graduates. (Read More)

U of T alumni invent world’s most efficient light bulb

February 4th - via: thevarsity.ca
Three U of T grads have invented the world’s most energy-efficient light bulb. The NanoLight, which they call a breakthrough in LED lighting technology, uses only 12 watts of electricity yet generates over 1,600 Lumens (the equivalent output of a 100-watt incandescent bulb). The inventors say that if you burn the bulb for an average of three hours a day, it would last for up to 20 years. (Read More)

Toronto grads invent world’s most energy-efficient light bulb

February 2nd - via: metronews.ca
How many men does it take to design a new energy-efficient light bulb? Three. A team of self-described adventure-seeking Canadian “tree-huggers” have produced the NanoLight, which they call a breakthrough in LED lighting technology, touting it as the world’s most energy-efficient light bulb. (Read More)

Toronto grads invent world’s most energy-efficient light bulb

February 1st - via: thestar.com
How many men does it take to design a new energy-efficient light bulb? Three. A team of self-described adventure-seeking Canadian “tree-huggers” have produced the NanoLight, which they call a breakthrough in LED lighting technology, touting it as the world’s most energy-efficient light bulb. (Read More)

LED light bulb startup raises $100,000 through Kickstarter

January 31st - via: luxmagazine.co.uk
Meet the NanoLight: an LED lamp like none you’ve seen before. The strange-looking bulb, made from printed circuit board with LEDs on the surface, has been developed by a US startup which is now preparing to put it into production. The company has used online fundraising site Kickstarter to attract orders for more than 4,000 units – exceeding its target several times over. (Read More)

NanoLight looks like an origami bulb of LEDs

January 22nd - via: news.cnet.com
It's a new era for lightbulbs. Incandescents are well on their way to being obsolete. Compact fluorescents are reigning champs, but LEDs are rising through the ranks, looking to challenge CFLs with advancing technology and falling prices. As fast as the tech changes, we're still pretty hooked on the old-school incandescent shape. We still want our bulbs. (Read More)

We've surpassed our goal! Now a look at what's to come.

January 21st - via: kickstarter.com
Hi Everyone!  We are a quarter of the way through our KickStarter campaign and the reception has been incredible! We have well surpassed 80k and there are supporters from all around the world. Thank you to all the backers out there for the... (Read More)

NanoLight - The Most Energy-Efficient LED Bulb in the World

January 21st - via: greenoptimistic.com
These days, when energy efficiency is the watch-word in purchasing electronics, it is even more evident when bulbs are the objects of such purchases. With the LED’s longevity and energy efficiency in reducing energy bills, it is no wonder they are so popular. (Read More)

Kickstarter project team claims its LED bulb world's most efficient

January 18th - via: phys.org
Entrepreneurs Christian Yan, Tom Rodinger and Gimmy Chu have formed a partnership and created a company they call NanoLight. Their products are LED light bulbs that the group claims are the world's most efficient. They are currently looking for backing on Kickstarter, the crowd funding site. (Read More)

NanoLight LED boasts unconventional appearance, peerless efficiency

January 18th - via: mnn.com
The NanoLight, a new Kickstarter-funded 12-watt LED bulb, eschews fancy-schmancy smart capabilities and instead focuses on groundbreaking energy savings. (Read More)

NanoLights are the most efficient and funkiest light bulbs on Kickstarter

January 18th - via: tech.blorge.com
As everyone knows, incandescent light bulbs may be the cheapest bulbs you can buy but they don’t last very long and use a lot of electricity. Should you replace your incandescent light bulbs with compact florescent lights (CFLs) or light-emitting diodes (LEDs) that you find in stores? CFLs will save you money on your electric bill but not as much money as LEDs. A new company called NanoLight is claiming to have created a LED bulb that is even more efficient than those commonly found in stores. In order to get that bulb, you have to order it on Kickstarter. (Read More)

For $30, world’s most energy efficient lightbulb

January 17th - via: smartplanet.com
At only 12 watts, the “Nanolight” provides the brightness of a 100-watt incandescent light bulb and can last decades. (Read More)

NanoLight project promises world's most efficient bulb

January 16th - via: geek.com
While light bulbs might not be the most exciting product in the technological landscape, they are necessity and happen to be overdue for a mass upgrade. (Read More)

The NanoLight Touts Itself as the World's Most Efficient LED Light Bulb

January 16th - via: inhabitat.com
The NanoLight claims to be the world's most efficient light bulb, emitting 1,600 lumens using only 12 watts of power. (Read More)

NanoLight project promises world’s most efficient bulb

January 16th - via: rocketnews.com
While light bulbs might not be the most exciting product in the technological landscape, they are necessity and happen to be overdue for a mass upgrade. Much of the country still uses incandescent bulbs, although many have switched to compact fluorescents. Even still, the technology exists to have much more energy efficient and more feature-rich — usually LED — light bulbs. (Read More)

NanoLight Bulb: Hello To The Most Efficient Light Bulb

January 15th - via: gsmnation.com
Florescent tube light bulbs and 100W incandescent light bulbs are old news now. The move towards energy efficient lighting has been one of the main vehicles of go-green initiatives. But the struggle to save more and more energy continues. It is this struggle that has led to the development of some of the most efficient light bulbs out there. So let’s say hello to NanoLight bulb. (Read More)

NanoLight - The Most Green Efficient LED Lightbulb

January 15th - via: nextpowerup.com
This light-bulb could take the world by storm! Putting out as much as a 100W incandescent light-bulb and only using 12 watts. With so many "energy" efficient light-bulbs out that use 20 to 60 watts to equal a 100 watt bulb, at 12 watts the NanoLight could take energy efficiency to the next level. (Read More)

NanoLight claims to be world's most efficient light bulb

January 14th - via: gizmag.com
Until recently LED light bulb manufacturers have struggled to find a solution in the 75 to 100-watt range which successfully replaces the soon-to-be redundant, energy crunching 100 W incandescent bulb in terms of size and brightness. Three friends from the University of Toronto are the latest to offer a feasible product to match the classic 100 W bulb without compromising on electricity consumption with their proposed NanoLight LED light bulbs. (Read More)

Introducing the Nanolight, the world's "most efficient" light bulb

January 14th - via: tweaktown.com
Three students from the University of Toronto have designed a revolutionary new type of LED based light bulb that is orders of magnitude more efficient than traditional incandescent bulbs. (Read More)

Nanolight Aims to deliver the World’s Most Efficient Light Bulb

January 14th - via: keetsa.com
LED bulbs promise to provide efficient and energy savings for folks who are in dire need of ample lighting without worrying too much on energy costs. But the buck doesn’t seem to stop there as the search for the “most” efficient light bulb seems to be still at large. (Read More)

NanoLight LED light bulb bills itself as the world’s most efficient

January 10th - via: ecochunk.com
The advent of LED light bulbs transformed the way we illuminate our homes, by providing more light while consuming less power. However, most LED light bulbs are either too expensive or don’t distribute light evenly, much like CFLs or incandescent light bulbs. Solving all the problems with currently available LED light bulbs, a team of engineers have designed the NanoLight, which is a truly revolutionary light bulb that produces the same amount of light that a conventional 100W incandescent does while consuming just 12W of power. (Read More)

We've reached our goal!

January 9th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi Everyone! A big sincere THANK YOU to all those who have contributed to our project! It has been a crazy and exciting 3 days for us here at the NanoLight. It's absolutely incredible to see so many people believing in us and backing this product. We... (Read More)

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