BUGPLUG: A Kid-friendly Power Monitor

by , 02/12/09

bugplug power monitor, greener gadgets design competition, sustainable design, green design, energy efficiency,

This year’s Greener Gadgets Design Competition is heating up, and we’re excited to see so many great kid-friendly designs in the mix. One of our favorites is the Bugplug, a quirky little power meter that helps kids to conserve electricity. Simply attach it to a power strip of appliances and an infrared sensor will monitor the room to determine if anyone is around. If no one is, it pulls the plug on any power-sucking unused gadgets. Head on over to Inhabitots for the full scoop, and be sure to vote for your favorite project in this year’s Greener Gadgets Design Competition!


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