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2009 Green Electronics Holiday Shopping Guide

Green technology pickings this year as a gift for someone wanting cool gear and eco-friendly features are looking really great. Manufacturers large and small, paying attention to growing consumer demand for these types of products, are turning out green-focused devices… Read More

ClearLite Launches “A Safer CFL”

The energy-efficiency and long life of compact fluorescent lights (CFLs) have made them increasingly popular in recent years. But CFLs have one component that’s not as popular: mercury, which can be released from CFLs when they break. A new product… Read More

Power Socket Switch Fights Vampire Power Manually

Everybody seems to have a solution for consumers on “vampire power,” which is the power that leaks from consumer electronics and other devices plugged in but turned off at the device. Generally, electronics are only 100 percent powered down if… Read More

Flashlight With 20 Year Battery Life Wins CES Award

The upcoming and annual Consumer Electronics Show highlights a little in advance products it feels showcase top tier engineering and potential user value. These special consumer electronics are named “Design and Engineering Awards Honorees” and get extra promotion at CES… Read More

GE Adds CFLs to Reveal Light Bulb Line Up

Long lasting CFL bulbs, despite some issues being related to them containing small amounts of mercury, are considered by many to be more eco-efficient compared to standard incandescent bulbs. Some CFLs are cheap though, producing not the best quality light.… Read More

EcoFactor Offers Intelligent Smart Grid Product

Another of the players on the consumer-end side of the growing smart grid market said today its personalized residential energy management solution is now available for utilities to install in customers’ homes. EcoFactor, a start up in the Silicon Valley,… Read More

GE Showcases Extremely Energy Efficient Water Heater

GE is currently at work on a number of in-home, energy efficient products which will do their jobs at least as well as their less energy-efficient counterparts while reportedly offering the additional eco-benefits new technologies seem to be bringing these… Read More