Energy saving

01.08.12
Allure Energy EverSense energy management system hands-on
01.08.12

Allure Energy EverSense energy management system hands-on

Allure Energy announced its EverSense energy management system (read: a fancy thermostat) back in...

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10.10.11
LG panel puts LEDs along a single edge, achieves more nits with fewer watts
10.10.11

LG panel puts LEDs along a single edge, achieves more nits with fewer watts

Confining LEDs to the edges of an LCD TV cuts its energy consumption, particularly if you can get...

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09.18.11
Honeywell and Opower team up for cloud-connected smart thermostat
09.18.11

Honeywell and Opower team up for cloud-connected smart thermostat

Normally we wouldn't get too excited about a thermostat, even a so-called smart one. But, unlike...

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08.04.11
Philips wins DOE's $10 million L Prize for 60W incandescent killer
08.04.11

Philips wins DOE's $10 million L Prize for 60W incandescent killer

Put your pig-tail light bulb aversions aside, because Philips has just won the DOE's $10 million L P...

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06.30.11
Microsoft shuts down utility monitoring service, proves you can't go Hohm again
06.30.11

Microsoft shuts down utility monitoring service, proves you can't go Hohm again

Is there anything more tragic than a broken Hohm? Microsoft announced this week that it will be s...

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06.03.11
EnerJ power-saving system prioritizes CPU voltage, may reduce energy consumption by 90 percent
06.03.11

EnerJ power-saving system prioritizes CPU voltage, may reduce energy consumption by 90 percent

It takes a lot of energy for computing systems or data centers to patch up critical errors, but what...

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05.23.11
Ubiquitous iRemoTap puts your powerstrip in the cloud, turns lights off remotely (video)
05.23.11

Ubiquitous iRemoTap puts your powerstrip in the cloud, turns lights off remotely (video)

It probably won't help you if you leave your oven on, but if you let lights linger after leaving...

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05.18.11
3M Uniformity Tape improves lighting quality on LED edge-lit LCDs, lowers production costs
05.18.11

3M Uniformity Tape improves lighting quality on LED edge-lit LCDs, lowers production costs

Ever seen a display like the one on the left? That's long been a pesky phenomenon -- known as "hea...

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01.05.11
IKEA becomes the first major retailer to stop selling incandescent light bulbs
01.05.11

IKEA becomes the first major retailer to stop selling incandescent light bulbs

Remember The Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 which mandated that all US retailers must...

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