Housewares manufacturers are listening to consumer preferences, expectations and focus groups. Savvy buyers do Internet research and want sophisticated housewares products, like toasters, that are also green. Watch this Expert Real Estate Tips segment for more information on how buyers influence what is hot and new in housewares products for 2008.
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.
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The U.S. government's ENERGY STAR program provides standards for energy efficient appliances. ENERGY STAR appliances have passed tests to prove they are more energy efficient. ENERGY STAR appliances help reduce the amount of energy used in homes.
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.
The 2008 International Housewares Show featured several new blenders from Hamilton Beach and Proctor Silex. At the International Housewares Show, Hamilton Beach's Dual Wave Blender showed that it can hold more liquid and allows you to pour drinks from the side of the blender. The Dual Wave Blender also allows you to blend drinks directly in cups. Proctor Silex showed one of its newest blenders at the International Housewares Show that saves space because it's smaller, and is more green by reducing packaging.
Learn about some green home products that companies displayed at the 2008 International Housewares Show. Green home products consume less energy and are made with environmentally friendly materials. Green home products may also come with less packaging. Handpresso and Aladdin both released new green home products.
If you're often grilling it helps to have the right grilling tools and International Housewares Show offered several options. Kingsford released new grilling tools at the International Housewares Show in Chicago. New grilling tools at the International Housewares Show include ones made from silicone, which may be easier to clean. Kingsford also created a lamp you can attach to your spatula for nighttime grilling, which the company displayed at the International Housewares Show.
What are the latest home trends? Each year hundreds of manufacturers display the newest home trends at the International Housewares Show. Which home trends were new for 2008? Learn about 2008 home trends including multi-function tools, custom colors and green home trends.
Each year at the International Housewares Show in Chicago, housewares companies display their latest housewares designs. In 2008, housewares design trends include going green, de-cluttering and adding high-end design. What do consumers want in housewares?