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Pointing solar panels to the sun
by: Mirjam Visser, 2011-09-30 04:34:32 UTC
Yield of solar panels are continuously improved but lot’s can also be achieved by improving the mounting system and turn solar panels to face the sun. Van der Valk Solar systems developed a tracking system for soar panels without the use of costly sensors. …
Dosing concentrated detergent with a pump
by: Mirjam Visser, 2011-09-24 23:57:08 UTC
This tiny bottle is enough for 50 loads and still fits in your hand! Method Products concentrated the washing detergent and made it of 95% natural and renewable materials which are readily biodegradable and non-toxic (funny that that is considered special …
Rainwater collector combined with heat exchanger
by: Mirjam Visser, 2011-09-17 03:00:32 UTC
A rainwater collector based under the ground floor of the house combined with a heatexchanger that makes use of the water in the collector instead of drilling a well of several hundred meters deep. It saves both on drinking water and on energy at the same …
Yahama's stylish new electric bike
by: Mirjam Visser, 2011-09-01 19:58:48 UTC
The Japanese have been riding electric bikes for years. One problem, style was not one of the features. This all changed with Yamaha’s new City-X electric bike. With 20" tyres and a clean designed aluminum frame with hidden cables it looks modern and fresh. …
Designer energy saving light bulb
by: Mirjam Visser, 2011-08-20 07:04:53 UTC
The Plumen 001 is the first energy saving light bulb. Not the LED but CFL version of energy efficient, like the tube lighting. The energy saving light bulb is a neglected, yet inspiring invention. It uses 80% less energy than the traditional incandescent …
LED lighting; the details
by: Mirjam Visser, 2011-08-14 12:10:49 UTC
Why are LED lights so popular although the initial investment seems high? LED lighting can save up to 85 percent of the electricity used by incandescent bulbs and up to 50 percent of the energy used by CFLs and between 20 to 30 percent of the energy …
Stackable Monoblock Hemp Chair
by: Mirjam Visser, 2011-07-20 04:34:43 UTC
At the exhibition „Poetry Happens“ in Ventura Lambrate, Werner Aisslinger presented the world’s first concept for a monobloc chair made of natural fibers. The hemp chair has been designed for a lightweight manufacturing …
Finally a sexy e-bike!!! Looking cool without sweat
by: Mirjam Visser, 2011-07-04 07:18:23 UTC
E-bikes are getting really popular but most look like bikes the under 65 year olds will not be seen dead on. Things change with the Shadow Bike, it has the looks of a racing bike, nobody would imagine it is electric. Beyond its sleek clean form, it also …
Integrating shoebox and bag reduces resources and waste
by: Mirjam Visser, 2011-06-24 04:05:48 UTC
UMA partnered with designer Yves Béhar, of San Francisco based fuseproject, to rethink the way the millions of pairs of shoes that it sells each year are packaged — less packaging means fewer raw materials, less use of water and energy to produce, and less …
Wood flooring in the shape of the tree
by: Mirjam Visser, 2011-06-10 04:54:24 UTC
Bolefloor produces wooden floorboards in the shape of the trees used for it. By scanning and fitting the flooring looks naturally beautiful and hardly any wood is gone to waste. The curved-length flooring meets the true definition of unique: each floorboard …


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