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10 Easy Tips to Cut Your Home Energy Bill This Winter

10 Easy Tips to Cut Your Home Energy Bill This Winter

Brrrrrrr! The weather's getting colder (some cities have already seen snow!) and that means that many of us will soon be seeing a big spike on our monthly electricity bills. But it doesn't have to be that

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Solar-Powered Sun Catcher Sculpture Lights Up The Night in Clearwater, FL

Solar-Powered Sun Catcher Sculpture Lights Up The Night in Clearwater, FL

A new solar-powered Sun-Catcher lighting installation recently popped up in Clearwater, FL, where it brightens the night using energy from the sun. Part of the city's Sculpture360 program, the

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2012 Times Square New Year’s Eve Ball to Dazzle With Philips LED Lights!

2012 Times Square New Year’s Eve Ball to Dazzle With Philips LED Lights!

Can you believe that 2012 is just a few days away? We're gearing up to ring in the New Year with style and what better way to do that than with green technology? The Times Square New Year's Eve

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PHOTOS: Life at Aconcagua’s Confluencia, a Sustainable Geodesic Base Camp in the Argentine Andes

PHOTOS: Life at Aconcagua’s Confluencia, a Sustainable Geodesic Base Camp in the Argentine Andes

A four-hour bus journey west of Mendoza will leave you at the stone-entrance of the Aconcagua National Park. After a four-hour trekking through small paths up the mountain along Rio Horcones, you will

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Shira Keret Designs Sweet Reyclable Lamps Shaped like Animals

Shira Keret Designs Sweet Reyclable Lamps Shaped like Animals

Inflatable, recyclable, and super cute, Shira Keret's Animal Lamps are shaped like your favourite bird or mammal. Based in Tel Aviv, Keret creates sweet luminaires from Tyvek that emit a soft twinkling

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Studio Re-Creation Recycles Broken Glasses and Cutlery into Beautiful Glass Lamps

Studio Re-Creation Recycles Broken Glasses and Cutlery into Beautiful Glass Lamps

Studio Re-Creation has designed a beautiful set of 'Glass Lamps' made from found recycled objects like glass, cutlery, stainless steel trays, and wire. The sparkling hand-made luminaires raise the issue

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Smart Egg Lamp: A Quirky Lighting Solution Made from a Recycled Egg Carton!

Smart Egg Lamp: A Quirky Lighting Solution Made from a Recycled Egg Carton!

What came first, the light or the egg? Ready-made from a paper pulp egg carton and recyclable glass lights, the Smart Egg Lamp is an eco-friendly lighting solution packed by the dozen. Using

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Stunning Origami Solarcell Lamps Are Made From Folded Photovoltaic Panels!

Stunning Origami Solarcell Lamps Are Made From Folded Photovoltaic Panels!

Korea-born, Eindhoven-based Joon & Jung's Origami Solarcell is a polygonal low-energy LED lamp that is completely powered by the sun's energy. The pendant lights are made from a flexible photovoltaic

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LED ‘Living Light’ Springs into Bloom When People Enter a Room

LED ‘Living Light’ Springs into Bloom When People Enter a Room

Designed by Joon & Jung Studio 'The Living Light' is a LED pendant lamp that blossoms and expands when people are nearby. Using a programmed microchip, this human-centered design 'magically' gets

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Spiky Sustainably-Designed Ecology Pavilion Sprouts in East London

Spiky Sustainably-Designed Ecology Pavilion Sprouts in East London

The Ecology Pavilion, the arts pavilion and the children’s center are three architecturally stunning, energy-efficient, green roofed buildings erected at Mile End Park. They are designed to promote

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The LIGHT_NESS Flat-Pack Light Lets Users Design Their Own Lamp

The LIGHT_NESS Flat-Pack Light Lets Users Design Their Own Lamp

Uxus ' flat-pack Light_NESS lamp was inspired by their “Not So Fragile” collection, a line which focused on re-purposing as a core design principle. UXUS developed a lighting concept where user and

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The Nail Cloud Lamp is a Cumulus of Sharp Nails Suspended by a Magnetic Field

The Nail Cloud Lamp is a Cumulus of Sharp Nails Suspended by a Magnetic Field

Made from hundreds of standard metal nails, the Nail Cloud is a customizable lamp that will make a sharp addition to any interior space. Handmade by product designer Ilias Ernst, the lamp is held

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Landscape Forms’ LEO Brings LED Technology to Outdoor Lighting

Landscape Forms’ LEO Brings LED Technology to Outdoor Lighting

Landscape Forms just announced the LEO - a versatile, low-energy, outdoor lighting solution. The LEO features a generous domed canopy light and it can be fixed as a pedestrian or streetscape lamp with

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GE to Illuminate the National Christmas Tree With Amazing LED Lights Today!

GE to Illuminate the National Christmas Tree With Amazing LED Lights Today!

Today marks the date of the National Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony in Washington, DC - and we're looking forward to a stunning unveil complete with sparkling strings of energy-efficient LED lights.

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Alemagou Restaurant in Mykonos Takes Inspiration from Traditional Cycladic Architecture

Alemagou Restaurant in Mykonos Takes Inspiration from Traditional Cycladic Architecture

Set on an idyllic beach on Mykonos island in Greece, the Alemagou Bar and Restaurant was designed to sit in harmony with its natural site, rather than exist in discord. Designed by Studio-K, the seaside

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David Markus’s Clever LED Hybrid Light Uses a Parabolic Lens to Amplify Sunlight

David Markus’s Clever LED Hybrid Light Uses a Parabolic Lens to Amplify Sunlight

This hybrid lighting design by David Markus utilizes two methods of power. During the day, light is brought into the room through a parabolic lens on the roof. At night, the lamp provides light from a set

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Organic Japanese Shell Residence Wraps Around a Centenarian Fir Tree

Organic Japanese Shell Residence Wraps Around a Centenarian Fir Tree

The Shell Residence is immersed in Nagano prefecture´s peaceful conifer forests, where it creates a stark contrast with its durable white facade. The house is located in Karuizawa, a popular weekend

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Meshmatics Combines Chicken Wire and Bamboo Paper into Brilliant Soft Lights

Meshmatics Combines Chicken Wire and Bamboo Paper into Brilliant Soft Lights

Rick Tegelaar's main inspiration for design is to discover new possibilities for existing materials. Based in Amsterdam, Tegelaar developed a unique machine to create weird and wonderful shapes for his

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Samsung Unveils New Line of Energy-Efficient LED Light Bulbs

Samsung Unveils New Line of Energy-Efficient LED Light Bulbs

Samsung just threw their hat into the growing LED market by launching a new line of bulbs that can suit practically any lighting need. The line features 7 energy-sipping bulbs that should fit practically

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London’s Kew Gardens Herbarium Uses Underground Cooling and Hot Air to Protect Its Contents

London’s Kew Gardens Herbarium Uses Underground Cooling and Hot Air to Protect Its Contents

Completed in 2009, the Herbarium's new glass and timber wing creates a fantastic contrast with the original red-bricked building, connected to its side. Edward Cullinan Architects worked closely with the

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Maisongomme: A Funky Garden Office and Shed Made from Recycled Car Tires

Maisongomme: A Funky Garden Office and Shed Made from Recycled Car Tires

Maisongomme measures 10x26 ft and features long, vertical windows recovered from a shop that went bust. The windows infuse the space with plenty of light and they allow for fresh air to permeate the

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LuminAID: A Solar-Rechargeable Flat-Pack Emergency Lantern

LuminAID: A Solar-Rechargeable Flat-Pack Emergency Lantern

In the event of a natural disaster it's not unlikely that the power would go out. While in some areas energy can quickly be restored, in others, the long wait in the dark can become uncomfortable. Enter

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London’s Energy-Efficient Jodrell Laboratory Houses the World’s Largest Fungi Collection

London’s Energy-Efficient Jodrell Laboratory Houses the World’s Largest Fungi Collection

The Jodrell Laboratory extension, dubbed 'The Wolfson Wing', achieved a BREEAM 'Excellent' mark and was designed to be energy-efficient and sustainable in many aspects. Among the most distinctive

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Ryan Frank’s A(dd)Y(our)O(wn) Lamps Encourage Re-Use

Ryan Frank’s A(dd)Y(our)O(wn) Lamps Encourage Re-Use

Ryan Frank has just launched a new line of contemporary, upcycled interior pieces at Barcelona Design Week. The A(dd)Y(our)O(wn) lighting range gives everyone the chance to be part designer and part

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Marcial Ahsayane’s Mutli-Tasking Table Lamp Bends to Bring You Light

Marcial Ahsayane’s Mutli-Tasking Table Lamp Bends to Bring You Light

Oteo is a table lamp designed by Marcial Ahsayane. It incorporates a light diffuser made in pressed glass, and the structure is fully covered by a steel spring which provides a metallic and dynamic

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Meghan Finkel Creates Spindly Sustainable Lamps from Fallen Tree Branches

Meghan Finkel Creates Spindly Sustainable Lamps from Fallen Tree Branches

These oddly shaped, spindly lamps look like they're about to crawl away, but don't get spooked - they'll stay in place. Designer Meghan Finkel's handmade lamps are crafted from fallen branches found along

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Living Babylone Lamp Suffuses Your Space With Light and Fresh Air

Living Babylone Lamp Suffuses Your Space With Light and Fresh Air

If drab lighting and uninspiring interiors have been getting you down, then you'll love this beautiful piece of decor from designer Alexis Tricoire of Greenworks. Dubbed the Babylone, this spectacular

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Estres Studio’s Elegant Beo Lamp is Made From Renewable Materials Without Glue or Screws

Estres Studio’s Elegant Beo Lamp is Made From Renewable Materials Without Glue or Screws

Spain-based Estres Studio's Beo Lamp is a hanging pendant light made from various natural materials that are nested together without using screws or glue. The elegant pendant lamp is a 2.7-inch high disc

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