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Articles from September 2012
Today we bring you another plug in power saver, but this product is a little different in its purpose - that is, it controls the power to accessories or peripheries ...
Mobile working is commonplace. Wherever there is a WiFi hotspot you will discover people working on their laptops or tablets, usually with a latte on the table in front of ...
Bicycle’s come to the fore again on our posts, but this one has an electric motor - so is it energy saving and environmentally friendly? Or is it a lazy ...
In a post last month we looked at the development of a fast, sleek electric sports car, the Nemesis, which indicates the way most electrically powered cars are developing, not ...
When the weather is hot there is nothing worse than facing a plunge into a boiling hot car that has been sat turning into an oven while you are away ...
We swing from the cool and quirky Lego Man Light in yesterday’s post to the ultra-cool today with a superb Blu-ray player, capable of 3D play back but also eco-friendly ...
We all loved LEGO when we were young - and some of us still do even though we're a lot older - well now you can save energy with LEGO ...
We are posting about another solar product today - but this is a little different, well a lot actually, the main similarity is the spelling and reliance on the sun. ...
As we have seen from the many posts on this blog, storing small amounts of solar energy for running a small lamp or charging a phone is easily achievable, but ...
What do you do with used plastic bottles? If you are ‘environmentally aware’ you will look to recycle them, but why not put them to good use. It is not ...
As you nuke your TV Dinner in the microwave did you realize you are allowing a vital energy source to dissipate into the ether. Microwaves aren’t smart, they don’t know what ...
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 ...