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Many of us use GPS to take a short trip to a local restaurant or a journey of many hundreds of miles to some remote location - but it won’t ...
We have stated in previous posts that if you can see the energy you are using you can control it, allowing you to turn off what you don’t need or ...
We have posted about bicycles, static or otherwise, that can produce energy but of course the common or garden bike is an energy and environmental saver in itself. No fuel, ...
The wind blows cold and the letter box on the front door flaps back and forth sending an icy blast through the house. In many places people have a letterbox fitted ...
We generally post about electricity savings - not always - but electricity is more or less central to most of what we write about, whether it be saving energy or ...
If you have a garden pond, live near a river, the sea, a creek or even just keep fish you will soon come to hate algae - the green slimy ...
Over the past couple of years several companies have produced solar powered mobile/cell phones, but they have tended to be expensive, particularly for third world countries and developing economies where ...
Cycling is regarded as probably the most environmentally friendly form of transport, but the pedal power also generates energy, as we posted recently with static bicycles in a Brazilian jail. Dynamos ...
You are plunged into the dark when there is a power-out due to extreme weather or even just more energy demand than the power grid can supply - you could ...
Taking action to save energy can be daunting and some times impossible - dashing around the house to perform some tasks is just too much to ask or no one ...
We mentioned in a recent post how being able to see what electricity you are using is an advantage - a huge advantage. Electricity is basically invisible, so having a ...
On this blog we often feature small solar powered or wind-up energy devices to power gadgets and today we have a wind powered gizmo. The HyMini is a stylish little personal ...
You are concerned about the environment and energy saving, so you install energy saving windows and invest in a Toyota Prius hybrid car - you are doing your bit for ...
A residential gas boiler generally provides hot water for heating and advances in technology usually mean the newer your boiler the more energy efficient it is, which is what you ...
There can be nothing more relaxing than sitting in a rocking chair with a newspaper or a good book, and often without either for just a few moments of shut-eye, ...
As we turn into the latter half of August we may still be trying to stay cool, or in the southern hemisphere warm. In a localised environment a fan or ...
For motorcyclists the sound of the exhaust, the handling, the acceleration and speed of the bike are all important qualities - with each biker preferring one aspect over another. This ...
Night lights are common place, generally used for children’s bedrooms providing a small source of light so the child can either get to sleep without the frights, wake up and ...
The London 2012 Olympics were a great success on the sports field and also off - we have already reported on the urban wind turbine used at the Olympic Park, ...
In the energy saving industry we generally regard solar power as an energy generating source, but how about using the heat energy from the sun to cook? We understand we can ...
White has been seen as a great colour to save energy, we recently posted about the painting of roofs in New York with a reflective white paint, but a chance ...
Monitoring energy use is vital to saving energy - it is a way of seeing what you are using as you use it, rather than waiting for the utility bill ...
We have highlighted energy saving devices previously that maybe used in the great outdoors - well today’s “little wonder” is often used by adventurers and the like, up mountains, in ...
What is your view of wholly electric powered cars? Rather dull, slow, quiet vehicles not at all cool, unless you are trying to impress green activists. How about an electric super ...
Today we bring you another energy saving power socket - but this one is a little different to the rest that flood the market, this one is smart. How often we ...