12 Mar '12, 4am

Federal Battery Charger Standard Welcome But Falls Short of Fully Charging on Cost Effective Savings: Pierre Del...

Last week, U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) released a proposed federal energy efficiency standard for battery charger systems. These products and gadgets such as cordless phones and cell phones, laptops, power tools, electric toothbrushes etc use rechargeable batteries to support user mobility and convenience, making our lives easier, more productive and fun. As with several other efficiency standard rules, including clothes washers and walk-in freezers, progress in setting this standard has been delayed. Indeed, Congress set a legal deadline requiring DOE to finish this rule by July 2011. We are pleased to see this rule move forward, especially given the large energy and consumer savings opportunity presented by efficiency standards for this product category. As battery chargers have become ubiquitous in our homes, their electricity use has exploded: American consumers to...

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Welcome, Cindy!

Welcome, Cindy!

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Window Film Most Cost-Effective Energy Conservation Solution, Study Finds

Window Film Most Cost-Effective Energy Conserva...

cleantechnica.com 12 Mar '12, 10am

International Window Film Association (IWFA) — yeah, I didn’t realize that existed — reported last week that “a comprehens...

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New post: Pierre Herme Macarons

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Before my flight back to Singapore, I went to the patisserie and grabbed a few dozens of Pierre Herme macarons, intending ...

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Energy Crisis via @RunnersWorld

Energy Crisis via @RunnersWorld

runnersworld.com 14 Mar '12, 11am

In 2008, Blake Russell, 34, logged 100 miles a week in preparation for the Olympic Marathon in Beijing. One year later, sh...

Bog standard

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3-in-1 Retractable Charging Cable « Blog | lesterchan.net

3-in-1 Retractable Charging Cable « Blog | lest...

lesterchan.net 21 Mar '12, 12am

Placed my order for the Multifunction 3-in-1 Retractable Charging Adapter – Black from Deal Extreme on the 4th February 20...