Tag: Eco-Friendly

  • National Smart Meter Awareness

    National Smart Meter Awareness

    A new infographic released from Smart Energy GB shows that a majority of people who have one find them accurate, with 76% trusting the information that they give as opposed to 57% who think the old system does a good job. It also shows that unsurprisingly gadget-friendly younger people are more interested in the device,…

  • Tesla co-founder steers garbage trucks to eco-friendliness

    Tesla co-founder steers garbage trucks to eco-friendliness

    Polluting, loud and distasteful. That’s how most of us see and perceive garbage trucks. The co-founder of Tesla automobile, which is known for its electric cars, now handles a venture called Wrightspeed, which does something quite similar to Tesla. However, its key focus is on commercial trucks. In his latest endeavor he has worked on…

  • Honda constructing an energy efficient smart home in the USA

    Honda constructing an energy efficient smart home in the USA

    Energy efficient technology is something that is being pursued assiduously by the major brands across the world for a greener future. Honda, along with other research and similar attempts, is showcasing its commitment towards the cause by building a “Honda Smart Home” concept at the University of California, Davis, USA. The first “Zero Net Emission”…

  • KLM Royal Dutch Airlines flies planes powered by Biofuel from edible oil

    KLM Royal Dutch Airlines flies planes powered by Biofuel from edible oil

    Biofuel has made it to the skies before, but we’ve not heard the likes of cooking oil inspiring wings to take flight. The KLM Royal Dutch Airlines has announced the commencement of weekly flights from the John F. Kennedy Airport to Schiphol that will run on sustainable biofuels. This has been enabled by an endeavor…

  • Daikin becomes the first company to introduce earth saving HFC32 refrigerant in commercial products

    Daikin becomes the first company to introduce earth saving HFC32 refrigerant in commercial products

    Daikin has announced that all of its home air conditioning products that would be released from this fall will make use of the HFC32 refrigerant in a bid to reduce the effects of its products on global warming. This will make Daikin the first company in the world to use HFC32 which has only one-third…

  • The Pope receives customized Renault Kangoo as a gift

    The Pope receives customized Renault Kangoo  as a gift

    Some aren’t as fortunate as the leader of the world’s most widely followed religion. We’re talking about Pope Benedict XVI. His kindness and holiness made him one of the privileged few to receive a customized Renault as a gift from the automobile manufacturer. Called the Kangoo, the vehicle is an eco-friendly rendition of a typical…

  • Lapka Environmental Monitor hooks up with your iPhone to keep a tab on your surroundings

    Lapka Environmental Monitor hooks up with your iPhone to keep a tab on your surroundings

    The revolution towards the eco-friendly and the green is well and truly ‘in’ and irrespective of whether you brand it as a marketing gimmick to take away a few more of your dimes and pennies or you believe that it is an essential lifestyle change for a better future, the fact is that the trend…

  • ViewSonic VX2703mh-LED 27-inch Eco-Friendly LCD Monitor

    ViewSonic VX2703mh-LED 27-inch Eco-Friendly LCD Monitor

    Going green always feels good. Especially, when it comes to an energy hog like a monitor. So it’s a good feeling to opt for something like the ViewSonic VX2703mh-LED 27-inch Eco-Friendly LCD Monitor. Specifications: 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution, 10,000,000:1 Mega dynamic contrast ratio, 300cd/m2 brightness, 3ms response time, D-Sub, DVI-D and HDMI connectors. The…

  • TomTom techs up insurance

    TomTom techs up insurance

    TomTom has given some really cool things to us, especially in the navigation market. Now it’s time they surprise us with more and that’s just what they managed with this intriguing move. The company has put in some impetus in the launch of Fair Play Insurance, a program that rewards good ‘drivers’ with lower premiums.…

  • London goes green with the Renault Fluence Z.E. as their first zero-emission cabs

    London goes green with the Renault Fluence Z.E. as their first zero-emission cabs

    London seems to be on the fore-front of the go-green movement with its first all-electric minicab, a Renault Fluence Z.E., making a debut just a few days ago. These taxis are operated by eco cab company Climatecar which has made it available for public transportation months before they are available for sale to general public.…