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Thermal Torch – Gunnar Kramp (Denmark)

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Friday, 01 May 2009 00:00

thermal-torch Aiming to reduce CO2 emissions, designer Gunnar Kramp has created the Thermal Torch.

We all know that buildings with poor thermal insulation cause a massive waste of energy. In some cases the locations of poorly insulated areas and thermal bridges are quite obvious, but in most cases they are invisible to the human eye. Thermal cameras, sensitive to the thermal energy emitted from our surroundings, are capable of visualizing the differences in temperature, thus revealing building parts which are poorly insulated.

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ECONA Water-Saving

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Friday, 24 April 2009 00:00

Econa water saving Today you decided to take a shorter shower. But how much water did you save? Don’t know? Then the Econa water saving device could be a smart investment.

ECONA is a water-saving device that could change the way you view (literally!) your water consumption at home. This gadget won the Concurso Nuevo Diseño 2008 (New Design Competition) in the ecodesign category.

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Bulb 2.0 – Felix Stark

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Friday, 17 April 2009 00:00

Bulb 2.0 gadgetBulb 2.0 is an energy-saving lamp which goes far beyond the traditional light bulb. Thus it becomes a modern element of design outshining the ordinary energy-saving lamp often perceived as unattractive.

Not that there's anything particularly wrong with the soft serve style of traditional CFLs, but the overly cute nature of the Bulb 2.0 gives it the edge.

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Cardboardcase - Francesco Biasci, Martina Becattini (Italy)

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Friday, 10 April 2009 00:00

Cardboardcase schematicMost computer equipment becomes outdated anywhere from one to five years after its purchase. This puts a burden on consumers, disposing of old equipment.

Many of the larger computer and electronics companies have begun to offer ways of recycling old computer components. What is on offer here is a solution that required a rethinking of the problem from the very beginning, and found a possible solution by replacing some computer components with recycled cardboard.

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