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Toshiba and Landys + Gyr make smart light

More and more comfortable and safe spaces in the heart of smart cities, but not only. In the twenty-first century city buildings, parking lots and streets will be equipped with solutions that detect movement, temperature (rain, heat, fog) and the level of sunlight (day and night). Interpreting different parameters, public infrastructures for lighting they will be able, for example, to turn on themselves, intensify the brightness or report maintenance problems.

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Ecological wedding

Marriage is a ritual that involves many expenses and not only ... .. the environment is also at the expense! Why not choose an ecological wedding? Just follow a few suggestions and you can get married while respecting the environment, benefiting economically too.Eco-friendly wedding, invitations Don't waste money and paper with classic invitations, digital invitations can also be fine: just invite guests via email, twitter, facebook, chat , asking them to fill in a form for participation.
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Caribbean. Geothermal energy coming

When it comes to electricity, the Caribbean is not so well placed, in this area wind and sun could be better exploited. Almost all of the Caribbean's energy needs are met by fossil fuel power plants and a few hydroelectric plants. In the Caribbean context, Jamaica is no exception… for now.
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CoreLine: good reasons to switch to LED

With LED technology, low energy consumption lighting fixtures are now produced. The savings on the bill compared to traditional technologies are such that there are no longer any reasons not to switch to LED in environments such as schools and offices, but also in the home.The cost of LED technology luminaires, higher than traditional ones, is amortized in little time thanks to reduced consumption and less maintenance, without having to give up high quality lighting.
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Biofuels from Beer

For many young people, beer is a lifeblood rather than a fuel. We see that the Alaskan Brewing Company has taken on the same philosophy but with a more technical and responsible approach. In Alaska, wheat from the brewing process is used as an energy source for the breweries themselves.
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Rome takes its first steps towards the Smart Grid

Today we talk about Smart Grid in Italy, where the metropolitan area of ​​Rome is moving forward thanks to an agreement signed between Acea and NEC Italia. The agreement provides for the preparation of two energy storage systems installed in the primary and secondary cabins. The energy storage systems are lithium-ion and will be among the key elements of Acea's Smart Grid project in the capital, on the 20 kV medium voltage electricity line called “Persichetti”.
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France towards clean energy

France could become a 100 percent renewable nation. True, more than 70 percent of France's energy needs are currently met by nuclear energy. Electricity in France is relatively cheap and in textbooks dealing with nuclear power, this nation is seen as a role model.
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Panasonic heat pumps

Heat pumps are becoming extremely popular with users looking for reliable and energy efficient heating systems. Among the most "popular" products are Panasonic heat pumps with the Aquarea range which from this year will be able to count on new even more efficient models.
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National Energy Strategy: better, but the knots remain

The ministers of the Environment Corrado Clini and of Economic Development Corrado Passera presented the long-awaited National Energy Strategy yesterday, March 14. The text is the result of a long (and appreciable) consultation phase that involved more than 100 associations met and 800 online contributions.
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Microhydro for Yellowstone National Park

The Yellowstone National Park is located in the USA, more precisely in the extreme north-western sector of the States of Wyoming. Nature lovers cannot miss a journey to discover Yellowstone National Park, in fact, this is one of the largest intact ecosystems in the area between the Tropic and the Polar Circle without considering that Yellostone is the oldest national park in the world, founded in 1872 and declared UNESCE heritage in 1978.
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The smart thermostat

An intelligent thermostat, if it can be defined as such, is one capable of adapting to the habits of the house in which it is installed and self-regulating to ensure the best conditions of thermo-hygrometric comfort and energy consumption. The intelligent thermostat autonomously checks the atmospheric conditions, the brightness given by the sun, the presence of people in the house and adjusts the systems, including blinds and shutters, looking for the best conditions.
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LED, the light that's good for your wallet

LED lighting allows you to reduce the energy consumed and the related costs in the bill. LED bulbs have debuted on the market with high costs justified by the fact that an LED bulb has an average life of 25 years. Today the price of LED bulbs has decreased and 2013 is the ideal year to make the transition from old fluorescent bulbs to more modern and affordable LED bulbs.
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How to save energy with your PC

We cannot do without the computer in the office, but it takes very little to make it consume less electricity. A few facts: a typical office computer running 9 hours a day can consume up to 175 kWh in a year. By setting the energy saving option, consumption drops by 37, with a Q saving of carbon dioxide (CO2) emitted into the atmosphere of about 49 kg.
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Toshiba and Landys + Gyr make smart light

More and more comfortable and safe spaces in the heart of smart cities, but not only. In the twenty-first century city buildings, parking lots and streets will be equipped with solutions that detect movement, temperature (rain, heat, fog) and the level of sunlight (day and night). Interpreting different parameters, public infrastructures for lighting they will be able, for example, to turn on themselves, intensify the brightness or report maintenance problems.
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Low energy consumption HD TV

The EPEAT (Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool) is an environmental assessment tool for electronic products and serves as a reference for consumers who want to understand the effect a product has on the environment. EPEAT evaluates each electronic product on the basis of over 50 criteria that determine its efficiency and environmental sustainability.
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Led bulb, ecological lighting in the house

LED lamps are everywhere… in the red light of the digital alarm clock at night, in the green light of the mobile phone display, etc. Thanks to their fundamentally different nature than traditional light bulbs, they can be made safely and efficiently, so much so that they can be left on all night with very little energy consumption.
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Temperature in the house, more efficiency is needed

In Italy, the economic crisis has forced many families to have to give up heating, on the one hand, we are talking about fuel poverty and on the other, energy efficiency. The concept of energy saving, for many Italians, is almost exclusively linked to the reduction of the hours of use of electrical equipment.
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Energy: savings at home, waste at the office

Savings at home, wasteful at the office. The virtuous compartments that save on the energy bill and help the environment seem a custom in the home, much less if someone else pays the bill, even if it is the one who gives us (yet for the moment at least) a salary .
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How to save energy at home

How to save energy in everyday life? The consumption of energy in the home is primarily intended as the transmission of heat from the house to the environment, that is, a dispersion of heat. Then there are other consumptions to be considered related to the operation of various systems and household appliances. Appliances are of great importance for the purpose of saving energy in everyday life and it is good that efficient appliances are chosen (even if they cost something more) because they will save us money. also on other items, such as detergents.
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