Bambu is a Portland-based company that produces a range of beautifully designed, sustainable home products. And don’t be fooled by the name – although some of their items are, in fact, made from bamboo, it’s their line of cork homegoods that really caught our eye.
We’ve never seen this before, and we can’t quite wrap our heads around the underlying concept of how it works. But if the manufacturer’s claims are accurate, every home should have one of these bad boys plugged in to the wall.
Just because you want excellent audio quality doesn’t mean you want huge speakers or a huge price tag (especially if you live in a smaller, more efficient home). Vers Audio delivers a perfect solution with its sustainably produced 1Q and 2Q wood iPod speakers.
The Pulpop recycled paper iPod speaker combines futuristic style and sustainable design to give your music and your home decor a boost.
Just unveiled at the Consumer Electronics Show, the Goal Zero Yeti 150 is a solar generator to keep bigger devices like laptops powered up off the grid. It’s a portable all-in-one design that emits no exhaust fumes, unlike gasoline or diesel generators.
Sometimes, handheld electronics like your phone or iPod need to be recharged when there isn’t a plug in sight. Solar device chargers are one option, but nPower has come up with an alternative: the PEG (Personal Energy Generator) turns kinetic energy from your movement into usable power.
Space heaters have come a long way over the years. Modern designs like the Lasko Full Circle deliver some serious thermal performance, and they use far less power than older models. And if using it lets you maintain your entire home at a lower temperature, you’ll trim your utility bills and stay comfortable with less […]
If incandescent lighting is yesterday’s technology, and LED light bulbs are today’s solution, what does the future of lighting hold? Perhaps FIPEL – an engineered polymer that illuminates when electrically charged.
CyberPower’s energy saving surge protectors for home theaters and offices are a great way to help protect your electronics, and save money at the same time. The clever master device control completely cuts power to unused devices – automatically.
Several solid-performing solar device chargers have appeared on the market recently. And now the folks at Wenger (the legendary swiss army knife maker) have joined the action with a foldable, all-in-one solar charger and battery pack.
Leaving unused electronics plugged in is a massive source of wasted energy. And while leaving your cell phone plugged in after it’s charged might not seem like a huge power hog, consider US Department of Energy estimates that power vampires account for a whopping 100 billion kilowatt hours of wasted energy each year – costing […]