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Danny Taylor’s Dimmer Switch Teaches Kids Energy-Efficient Behavior With a Happy Face

Danny Taylor’s Dimmer Switch Teaches Kids Energy-Efficient Behavior With a Happy Face

Designer Danny Taylor found that most energy monitors do little to engage with children, so he created an interface for a light that attempts to inform children of energy wastage without bombarding them

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ENERJAR: Make your own energy meter with the DIY Enerjar Kit!

ENERJAR: Make your own energy meter with the DIY Enerjar Kit!

Sometimes the best designs out there are not 'products' that can be purchased -- but big ideas made accessible to all through the power of Do-It-Yourself design. The award-winning EnerJar takes the

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ENERGY JOULE: Get paid for your energy reduction

ENERGY JOULE: Get paid for your energy reduction

How would you like to be paid to save some energy? That is the concept behind “demand-response” a process in which energy companies pay users to use less power. There are a number of companies

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THE ENERGY ORB: Visualize Electricity Consumption!

THE ENERGY ORB: Visualize Electricity Consumption!

As energy-conscious citizens, wouldn't it be great to know the best (and cheapest) times to use more or less energy? Thanks to a clever little gadget and an equally clever manager at the Southern

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