Extreme weather and water shortages are convincing people to change their home landscaping plans, leading to fewer lush yards but more long-term benefits for homeowners. After the severe water shortages in California, water usage restrictions have gone into effect for …
Elon Musk has created reusable rockets and award-winning electric cars. Now he wants to help you power your home with a battery. In May, Musk’s company Tesla introduced the PowerWall, a massive lithium ion battery you hang on the …
Green technology and energy efficient gadgets and toys were a big hit at the Consumer Electronics Show. Everyone is concerned with conserving energy, incorporating “green” aspects to their products and pulling in customers with the latest energy saving products. With green products ranging from solar charging backpacks, home electronics and TVs to a highway-safe electric motorcycle, there was something green for everyone was the Consumer Electronics Show.
Most people think about their cars when they want to help the environment. Ilyce explains that your home is your biggest energy consumer. Here are some tips for making your home green.
Cool Blender Alert: The Proctor Silex Plus 8 Speed Blender! It’s fast, small and green. The Proctor Silex blender by Hamilton Beach is smaller for better storage and reduced packaging. By reducing product packaging, the Proctor Silex blender saves 600 trees and 6,000 gallons of oil a year. Watch this Expert Real Estate Tips segment to learn more about smart, green, fast blenders and kitchen appliances.
Grills & green design? Kingsford’s green design collection (Verde Series) includes an EPA certified, 100% natural, citrus based grill cleaner. Kingsford also features bamboo handles in the green grill collection. Learn more about green products for the grill by Kingsford in this Expert Real Estate Tips segment.
What’s hot and new at the 2008 International Housewares Show? Going Green! Manufacturers are making green products to be more sustainable and address environmental issues. Reducing environmental issues through reducing product packaging, conserving energy, and recycling is what is hot and new in 2008. Watch this Expert Real Estate Tips segment from the International Housewares show for new information on hot green products and environmental sustainability.
Looking for Green Products to reduce your carbon footprint? BPA free bottles by Aladdin are made from recycled materials and are recyclable. Learn how to be sustainable with new green products that will help save the planet. Watch this Expert Real Estate Tips segment on green products and BPA Free Bottles by Aladdin from the 2008 International Housewares show for more information.
Voltaic Systems’ solar powered backpack lets you charge your electronic devices such as a cell phone or iPod without using a wall outlet. The solar powered backpack absorbs energy from the sun using solar panels. The solar powered backpack charges a battery which you can use to charge your cell phone or iPod. Voltaic’s solar powered backpack enables you to go green with technology.
Green home design used to be popular because of tax credits. Green home design includes energy efficiency and designing for your climate. Green home design is sustainable and can be a reflection of the self. Learn more about green home design from author and architect Sarah Susanka.