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Eco Trends | Energy Saving Trends |

09-06-2011 Eco Trend: Energy Saving Monitors

We are witnessing a global shift in how homemakers and car operators are starting to save energy and thus the

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earth. By making our energy usage data accessible to us, an incentive arises that boosts savings of both energy consumption and expenditure. USA’s service provider OPOWER tracks the energy consumption of a household and compares it to other households in the
same neighbourhood! If peer pressure is not likely to encourage progress in your home, the mere act of keeping track of energy consumption has gained a high interest using energy monitors like the sexy DIY Kyoto Wattson. Available as online purchases are Efergy’s plug-in and wireless devices, which show results in bars and pie charts on your home PC and Mac computer.

Next trends: 'Energy from your Balcony', 'The Radical Workplace'

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Dandi June 2009

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