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EmPOWERment

Innovations help consumers control energy consumption

Implications - The traditional way to reduce energy use and subsequently save money has been to actively and consciously monitor one's own energy consumption. Today, however, there are devices that help people manage their use of power, ensuring that they don't have to worry about going overboard on energy use again. These devices, which range from superior, hi-tech thermostats to special cords and plugs, present a new wave of technology that aims to alleviate responsibility and stress of busy, on-the-go consumers.
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5 Featured, 39 Examples:
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Date Range:
Oct 11 — Feb 12
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Featured Examples

Cord-Cutting Wall Sockets
Cord-Cutting Wall Sockets
The Eco-Socket is Designed to Vanquish Energy Vampires
The Eco-Socket is a simple design that seeks to eliminate vampiric appliances. Energy vampires are appliances that suck electricity when not in use. The simple way to kill an energy vampire is to simply… MORE
Energy-Measuring Clasps
Energy-Measuring Clasps
The SaverClip by Lufdesign Meters the Wasted Energy of Appliances
Plenty of people don't realize that appliances continue to consume electricity even when they're switched off so long as they remain plugged into the wall. The purpose of the SaverClip by Lufdesign is… MORE
Mobile-Integrated Temperature Regulators
Mobile-Integrated Temperature Regulators
The Eversense Thermostat Controls Climate Remotely
With so many different electronic systems installed in the modern home, there is a definite advantage to incorporating smartphones into their operation. The Eversense Thermostat offers the user the convenience… MORE
Adaptive Central Heating
Adaptive Central Heating
Forget Dials and Buttons, the Nest Thermostat Learns Your Habits
The temperature is perpetually changing, so why force yourself out of your comfortable lounge chair to adjust the indoor climate when you can leave the maintenance to the Nest Thermostat, your new thermostat!… MORE
Energy-Tracking Outlets
Energy-Tracking Outlets
Tri Cascade Elka 700-10 Thermostat Monitors Energy Via Wi-Fi
The Tri Cascade Elka 700-10 thermostat is a device that monitors home energy use through a wireless connection. The system, presented at CES 2012, can track real-time energy use, thereby providing consumers… MORE

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