Choosing a Low-Energy Sustainable Router

June 27, 2019 by  
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Infographic: Vampire Appliances That Devour Electricity While You Sleep

January 28, 2014 by  
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Did you know that the average television uses 10 watts of electricity when it’s switched off? Every night as you sleep vampire appliances are stalking your house, sucking up energy and raising your utility bill. Castlegate Lights just launched a new infographic that shows the biggest offenders – check it out after the break to see just how much energy your stereo, printer, and DVD player consume when they’re turned off but not unplugged. The article above was submitted to us by an Inhabitat reader. Want to see your story on Inhabitat ? Send us a tip by following this link . Remember to follow our instructions carefully to boost your chances of being chosen for publishing! Read the rest of Infographic: Vampire Appliances That Devour Electricity While You Sleep Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “energy efficiency” , castlegate lights , energy saving tips , Energy-Efficient Appliances , green design , green interiors , infographic vampire energy drain , sustainable design , Sustainable Interiors , vampire appliances        

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LG is Developing a Waterless Washing Machine!

April 18, 2013 by  
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LG is rumored to be creating a washing machine that doesn’t use water. It is known that South Korean firm plans to focus on next-generation  smart appliances next year, and is already working on several cutting-edge designs. Reporting rumors of what could be an exceptionally efficient washer, Engadget said the company remains tight-lipped about the new washing machine project—currently in the early stages of development—and that LG would not confirm if it is to be completely waterless, or “virtually waterless.” Read the rest of LG is Developing a Waterless Washing Machine! Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “energy efficiency” , CES 2013 , Energy-Efficient Appliances , Green Appliances , LG home appliances , LG robo-vacuum , LG waterless washing machine , refrigerator design , smart appliances , sustainable appliances , washing machine design , water usage        

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Stop Wasting Energy: Get These 6 Gadgets for Your Home

February 28, 2013 by  
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Nobody likes paying high utility bills, so many of us try to limit energy use in simple ways by making sure we turn off lights, unplugging appliances and keeping the heat and air conditioning set at reasonable temperatures. Have you ever wondered,…

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New Washer, Dishwasher Standards Reap Savings

June 7, 2012 by  
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NYC Walk Signs Made Into Lights

January 5, 2012 by  
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If you’ve been missing the classic “Walk, Don’t Walk” signs of old-school New York City, you’re in luck. You can now own one of the iconic signs and use it to light your home. UK-based lamp manufacturer Felix Lighting…

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The PumPing Tap is a Smart Concept Socket That Ejects Your Appliances When You Forget to Unplug Them

January 4, 2012 by  
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The PumPing Tap might be just the green gadget that phantom power regulators have been looking for. It’s a smart socket that knows when you’ve turned your appliances off and if you don’t pull the plug out after ten minutes it pops your vampire power sucking cord right out. The concept was just honored with a Red Dot Design Concept Award for its innovative thinking around power use, and we have to say that we’d buy it for sure if it becomes a real product. Read the rest of The PumPing Tap is a Smart Concept Socket That Ejects Your Appliances When You Forget to Unplug Them Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: appliance plugs , cut home energy use , electrical socket , energy use , phantom power , pumping socket , pumping tap , smart electrical socket , smart socket , Vampire Power , wasted energy

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Artists Recycle Washed Up Toys on California Seashore into Beach Plastic Artwork

January 4, 2012 by  
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Richard Lang and Judith Selby Lang scour one remote beach in Northern California looking for debris to turn into their poppy and artistic ‘Beach Plastic’ pieces. Combs, toys, disposable lighters – anything and everything discarded and washed up onto their local strip of beach at Kehoe Beach, Point Reyes National Seashore is picked up and taken to their studio. There the pieces are scrubbed clean, categorized, and stored away until they find the perfect home within the couple’s eco artwork . Read the rest of Artists Recycle Washed Up Toys on California Seashore into Beach Plastic Artwork Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: beach artwork , beach plastic , judith selby lang , litter art , Recycled Materials , recycled ocean litter , recycled plastic toys , richard lang

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Bacteria, Not Electricity, Powers This Light Bulb

December 5, 2011 by  
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We’ve all heard of energy efficient lighting, but how about lighting that requires no electricity at all? Dutch electronics company Philips is testing a futuristic lighting technology powered solely by recycled household waste and live…

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5 green products designed to monitor energy use in your house

September 10, 2011 by  
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Ankit Dahiya: O E I O E I energy monitoring device The increase in demand of energy globally has resulted in development of devices and home appliances that are more energy-efficient. This green technology is being adopted to save the fossil fuels and other non-renewable resources. The best energy-efficient devices are being produced for daily use as they can save energy to a large extent. People across the world believe that the energy dissipated in excess needs to be monitored in order to reduce the use of fossil fuels for producing power. Here is a list of 5 green products that are designed to monitor energy use in your house. 1. Intelligent energy saving device monitors and takes action Intelligent standby energy saver Intelligent standby energy saver for future This award winning energy saving device is one of the best energy-efficient devices available in market. The device monitors the amount of energy being consumed by the household appliances and also provides ways of saving energy by taking appropriate steps. The device automatically disconnects the power when the appliances are not in use. The system of the device is based on an artificial intelligence algorithm that keeps the system informed about the amount of energy being consumed by the attached appliances. 2. O.E.I: Egg-shaped device monitors energy consumption intelligently O E I O E I energy monitoring device This egg shaped devices is a perfect energy saving device with its intelligent system and user-friendly interface. This is actually an egg-shaped energy monitor that lets you see the energy consumption details of the house and provides apt information for ways of overcoming the energy consumption problems. It makes use of radio frequencies to receive information about energy consumption and power lines to reduce the mess around caused by cables. The Our Energy Information (O.E.I) is designed specially to provide real time stats so that equivalent steps can be taken to reduce the consumption of energy. 3. Wilting Flowers change their mood according to your energy consumption Wilting Flowers Wilting Flowers for future The wilting flower is the next device that is creating a buzz around in market for its unique energy saving techniques and super cool looks. It provides a visual information of the amount of energy being consumed by different appliances in your house. The flowers look so beautiful that nobody can say these are actually energy saving equipments. This design by Carl Smith is very attractive. The flowers use a wireless transmitter and a monitor to perform its operations. It monitors the energy used by appliances and keeps a note on the devices that are not in use and disconnects it automatically. Its main feature is that, according to the energy consumption of the house the flowers change their shape and color. When you are high on energy, these flowers stand straight and tall and if its low then the flower bend down to show the average power consumption. 4. eMetric: Monitoring energy consumption wirelessly eMetric eMetric Energy monitoring device It is a complete wireless technology device which provides information about the energy consumption of a house by keeping a close look at the appliances energy consumption. This is actually an office management system that allows consumers and workers to keep a check on their energy usage. This device is available in two modules; one is eMetric Powerstrip and the other is eMetric computer application. The power strip is connected to the computer through a wireless gateway and allows user to get the required information about the energy consumed by appliances. It provides an immediate response that adds to its popularity. As a whole, the device is good and above average for its power consumption capabilities. 5. Plogg-Blu: The energy monitoring pet for your den Plogg-Blu Plogg-Blu energy monitoring device The next big device in the energy consumption industry is the Plogg-Blu which is called as a pet device for your den. Falling into the category of energy consumption devices, it provides you information about various devices running in your house but it cannot bear all your household appliances. This cute, compact, and gorgeous device is what people prefer keeping other than those bulky measuring instruments. It is designed to measure consumption of only one set of device like Computer, Audio system etc. but it doesn’t support multiple devices. Portable, easy to use and handy is what makes it a perfect device for measuring single device power consumption. It uses an adapter that is plugged in the socket of the device and instantly sends the power consumed by that respective device.

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