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It's 'Blue' to be 'Cool'

Wednesday 15th August 2012

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 ...

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Energy Vision

Tuesday 14th August 2012

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 ...

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Cap on Energy Savings - Video

Monday 13th August 2012

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 ...

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Can an Electric Car Be Fast and Cool? - Video

Friday 10th August 2012

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 ...

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Smarter than the Average Plug - Video

Thursday 9th August 2012

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 ...

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Blown Away at London Olympics - Video

Wednesday 8th August 2012

As the London 2012 Olympics enters the last few days it can already claim to have been a fantastic event, but London 2012 also wanted to be the greenest Olympics ...

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Open and Shut for Energy Efficiency

Tuesday 7th August 2012

You approach the office building and face a choice - go through the revolving door or the swing door next to it? Personal choice - yes, but should you consider ...

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Saving Energy with a Crab

Monday 6th August 2012

If you leave your office lights on what do you expect to happen? Maybe a ticking off from the boss or a concerned citizen, but surely not to be confronted ...

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Solar Survival and Bottle Opener - Video

Friday 3rd August 2012

Heading for the hills, outback, wilderness, the back yard or whatever you want to call it survival techniques are important - but we live in a world full of technology ...

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Costs Cut and Dried

Thursday 2nd August 2012

One of the most basic pieces of energy saving advice dished out to households is to hang out the washing for natural drying from the sun and wind, rather than ...

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Switching Off Egg Timer

Wednesday 1st August 2012

When you decide it is time to crack down on energy waste it drives you insane when the rest of the family do not follow suit, leaving on lights, TV, ...

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Enjoy a Green Coffee or Tea - Video

Tuesday 31st July 2012

I am sure when you sit down with a steaming cup of coffee you want to spark new ideas on energy efficiency and cutting enery waste - but have you ...

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Window of Opportunity for Energy Saving

Monday 30th July 2012

If you have a building with plenty of glass it can look very smart and energy wise it can save on lighting due to the amount of daylight available - ...

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Energy Lessons from the Nest - Video

Friday 27th July 2012

Your thermostat is the beige uninteresting box, usually on your wall, and if you wish to save energy you have to remember to walk to it and dial it down ...

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Look Up - Phase Changes can Save the Planet

Thursday 26th July 2012

Look up - if you are in a commercial building of some sort you will no doubt see ceiling tiles, standard and boring, but a recent innovation in ‘tile technology’ ...

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Pedalling for Freedom and Power - Video

Wednesday 25th July 2012

Bradley Wiggins won the Tour de France last week, producing an amazing feat of power output through pedaling - at times hitting towards 470 watts (a good weekend cyclist will ...

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"Do you want Multi-Source with your Chips?"

Tuesday 24th July 2012

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have developed an amazing chip that will be able to power remote monitoring systems from multi-source energy sources, harnessing thermoelectric, photovoltaic and piezoelectric energy ...

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Urban Winds Harvested

Monday 23rd July 2012

Wind power is a well established alternative, clean energy source. What do you need to generate your energy? Wind. Hence we build the generation towers on hill/mountain tops and out ...

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Drive by Wire no More

Friday 20th July 2012

Electric vehicles (EV) are probably going to be the future, whether we like them or not. Those who are against EVs will point out the inconvenience of having to plug them ...

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Eye in the Sky Monitors Change

Thursday 19th July 2012

As a reminder of one of the reasons we are all interested in energy saving is this image from NASA. It’s from their Aqua satellite and shows a giant iceberg ...

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"On or Off" Text Messaging

Wednesday 18th July 2012

Remote control plugs are effective energy saving devices as they make it easy to switch appliances and gadgets off. You have no excuse for just leaving something on standby - ...

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I Got Sunshine and Ice-cream

Tuesday 17th July 2012

When the sun is beating down and the temperature is rising, what better than to enjoy the cold refreshment of an ice-cream. The two, the sun and ice-creams, do go ...

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Winning Green at the London 2012 Olympics

Monday 16th July 2012

Olympic teams are beginning to arrive in London for the 2012 Olympics, which begin in 11 days time, with the promise from the organisers that these games will be the ...

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Hydrogen Fuel from Water - Sci-Fi? VIDEO

Friday 13th July 2012

It has been the dream of science fiction aficionados for decades, water as a fuel - easily accessed, readily available and relatively cheap - maybe it’s got a step closer ...

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Painting the Town White to Save Energy - VIDEO

Thursday 12th July 2012

Low or no cost energy saving is the first step anyone should make in an energy efficiency regime; it then allows you to get the best out of the more ...

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