"The solar cells contain titanium dioxide coated in a dye that increases light absorption... The glass captures solar energy which can be used to power the house but can also reduce overheating of the house, reducing the need for cooling."
Now that the summer months are upon us, keeping cool and saving our energy is a top priority. An Australian research group is working towards producing new solar cell windows that will harness energy from the sun and reduce the need for air conditioning. The windows are completely see through but have a slight pinkish hue. Professor John Bell imagines entire houses being built out of varying shades of the glass. Could you stand waking up to a pink sky if it meant you were saving money and the environment?