09 Jun '15, 8pm

ASMO Charger ends vampire power draw and helps prevent home fires

After his fiancee’s home was burned to the ground by a mobile phone charger that was left plugged in, Finland-based Asmo Saloranta decided to create a charger that not only helps prevent fires, but puts an end to vampire power draw. A recent study by the National Resources Defense Council found that vampire power – the energy used by chargers and devices plugged in but not in use - costs Americans a total of $19 billion dollars each year. Enter the ASMO Charger, the device that puts a stop to vampire draw. After achieving funding in just 9 hours on Indiegogo , the charger is ready for manufacturing and taking pre-orders. Manufacturing starts this summer and chargers will be delivered in October.

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/asmo-charger-ends-vampire-power-draw...

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