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Reduce Standby Power Consumptions from PC or TV

October 29, 2010

The Smart PowerTap provides high quality, advanced surge protection for a PC and TV and the peripherals. The Smart PowerTap also reduces the amount of vampire / standby energy consumed by PC and TV peripherals. The Smart PowerTapp has in-built current sensing circuitry with 2 different switching thresholds to sense when a Control Device (typically » Read More

Opera Winfrey Promotes Programmable Thermostats

April 24, 2009

Making your home environmentally friendly doesn’t have to mean installing expensive solar panels or undergoing major renovations. Eco-living expert Simran Sethi – appearing on the Opera Winfrey Show this week– says simply swapping out some daily household items can help you save hundreds each year! “Money is essential right » Read More

Thoughts on California Green Lighting Requirements

June 11, 2008

Just recently came across a site ( http://cltc.ucdavis.edu/) that’s chockful of wonderful information for navigating through California’s Title 24 (green lighting) requirements. One of our dealers was gracious enough to send me the link. CLTC (California Lighting Technology Center) which developed the Residential Lighting Design Guide » Read More