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Slot Car Racing for Real!

Wednesday 12th December 2012

Electric cars are no doubt the future, but as we have mentioned previously there are still big drawbacks to owning and running an electrically powered vehicle. You need to charge the ...

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A Warm Heart and a Warm Home

Tuesday 11th December 2012

Researchers in Toronto, Canada, are testing a construction design change which is simple but could produce significant energy savings - which is good news as we start to get concerned ...

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Sunshine Films

Monday 10th December 2012

It is well known that sunlight is good when you are trying to film the kids on the beach, skiing or at any other family occasion - but the sun ...

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Save Energy with a Light Sleeping TV

Friday 7th December 2012

Television can often produce deep sleep, depending on the quality of the program, but the TV is then often left running while you snore - but how about your TV ...

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Wave Powered Robot Traverses Pacific

Thursday 6th December 2012

A wave powered robot has just travelled from San Francisco to Australia, gathering important scientific and environmental data as it went! ‘Papa Mau’, designed by Liquid Robotics, completed the 9,000 nautical ...

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Solar Panel Bonsai

Wednesday 5th December 2012

We posted last week about a solar powered ‘tree’ sited in public areas, where you can sit and charge your phone for 15 minutes - today we look at a ...

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The Hot Shower Is Waiting - Video

Tuesday 4th December 2012

You get up in the morning and as you dash around grabbing breakfast, making the bed, sorting out the kids and gathering your clothes together you have left the shower ...

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Flat but Warm - Video

Monday 3rd December 2012

As it gets colder we naturally wish to stay warm, but we may not have the luxury of a centrally heated home or we may just need to heat a ...

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Streams of Power - Video

Friday 30th November 2012

Here is another portable power source for small devices for when you are out and about in the wilds, or anywhere else and it can also be powered by water ...

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It's In Black Coffee and White

Thursday 29th November 2012

“Those coffee stains won’t come out,” is what you think when you see the stains on the pristine white surface - but maybe you don’t want them to, as they’re ...

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Power and Control

Wednesday 28th November 2012

Here at the Energy Saving Association we fully appreciate the power of energy monitoring, particularly in real-time and know that for most industrial and commercial solutions it requires an advance ...

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Strawberry Trees for Blackberrys? - Video

Tuesday 27th November 2012

In this digital age using your various mobile devices has become vital - if the battery in your phone or tablet dies you are stuck - all that information that ...

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Energy Efficient Snow - Video

Monday 26th November 2012

Do you like to head for the snow slopes in the winter to ski or snow board? As you do can you make a choice that shows your concern for ...

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Lazier Man's Remote

Friday 23rd November 2012

Last week we posted about a wind up TV remote control - for those of you who felt that it was a cool device that saved energy, yours and battery ...

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Charge Without Charge

Thursday 22nd November 2012

During long, damp autumnal nights car batteries can quickly lose their charge, particularly when your vehicle is left idle. The result - you leave the office, jump in the car ...

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Low Energy Joe

Wednesday 21st November 2012

To enjoy a cup of espresso usually means a largish machine gurgling away, providing the pressure for a good créma on top of the black, potent liquid - this all ...

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The Sound of Sunshine

Tuesday 20th November 2012

You out and about and want to get the party moving so how do you amplify your mp3 player? There are many speaker systems you could use, as long as ...

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Yummy Energy Saving

Monday 19th November 2012

Cooking uses massive amounts of energy and hence fuel, producing hopefully edible food but also plenty of harmful emissions. So we could shout - don’t cook save energy, lose weight ...

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The Inside Out of Bringing the Outside In

Friday 16th November 2012

Solar lighting will no doubt conjure up solar panels and electric lighting running off the subsequent generated energy - but that is not the case. Solar lighting refers to transferring ...

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A Golden Stream of Power

Thursday 15th November 2012

We normally wish to get rid of it as soon as we can, but maybe we should consider hanging on to it and power up our lights or devices. What ...

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Power Plants

Wednesday 14th November 2012

Using alternative energy sources is important to the future of our planet, so development is important. We have considered energy producing rocking chairs and right away it makes sense that the ...

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It's a Universal Wind-Up

Tuesday 13th November 2012

We are all about saving energy at the ESA and one of the earlier gadgets to save energy was the TV remote control. Well, it saved the energy to get out ...

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Count on Water

Monday 12th November 2012

Water is abundant, covering 71% of the earth’s surface, so if we can use it to power devices that has got to be good - saving energy from fossil fuels ...

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Time of Your Light

Friday 9th November 2012

Simple and effective ideas and gadgets always grab our interest at the ESA and we have another one for you that is not only energy saving, but offers a security ...

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Blow Baby Blow

Thursday 8th November 2012

It’s that time of year when the commercials on TV, in the magazines or on websites push the endless array of toys at you - is there a toy for ...

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