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Articles in the ‘Energy Saving Gadgets’ Category

The Aerated Showerhead By Ecocamel

By Dan (EnviroGadget Writer) on January 4th, 2010

Ecocamel FIXED Aerated Showerhead is easily added to a shower to save both water and energy. Though it uses a lot less water than a conventional showerhead, due to its design and technology, it produces a ‘spa like’ shower feel.

Eco Button PC Energy Saving Device

By Dan (EnviroGadget Writer) on December 3rd, 2009

Ecobutton PC Energy Saving Device

The Eco Button is a retro-fit device that you plug into your PC’s USB port that makes it quick and easy to put your computer into an energy saving mode. The button is designed to suspend your computer when you disappear to answer the phone, have some lunch, go to meetings, etc. When you return to your PC, just hit the button to quickly wake the computer up again, right where you left off! (more…)

Water and Energy Saving Efergy Shower Timer

By Dan (EnviroGadget Writer) on December 1st, 2009

Efergy Shower Timer

The Efergy Shower Timer is a simple gadget that helps you save water when having a shower, simply by beeping when it’s time to get out. If you have an electric shower, you’ll save on your energy bills as well as your water consumption. Once you’ve calibrated the timer, you simply press ‘start’ when you get into the shower, and the timer will beep when your time’s up! (more…)

ecobee Smart Programmable Thermostat System

By Dan (EnviroGadget Writer) on November 26th, 2009


The ecobee Smart Thermostat is an advanced temperature control system for your home, which makes it easier to save energy through having more control of your central heating system. The ecobee allows you to set up highly specific schedules for your heating and cooling systems, rather than the twice-daily on/off settings that exist on most central heating controls. (more…)

Energy and Paper Saving HP LaserJet P2055dn Printer

By Dan (EnviroGadget Writer) on November 19th, 2009

HP LaserJet P2055dn Printer

The HP LaserJet P2055dn Printer is an affordable office computer that saves both energy and paper. The HP LaserJet P2055dn includes duplex printing (printing on both sides of printer paper) by default, which means it’s already configured to save you paper. The printer also uses what HP calls it’s Instant On Technology which significantly reduces the time needed to warm up the fuser. (more…)

Energy Efficient Acer S243HL 24inch LCD Monitor

By Dan (EnviroGadget Writer) on November 18th, 2009

Acer S243HL Monitor

The Acer S243HL 24inch LCD Monitor is a super-slim 15mm thick monitor boasting full 1920 x 1080 high definition (HD) resolution, extremely high contrast ratio of up to 8,000,000:1, two HDMI interfaces and a nippy 2ms response time. Thanks to a special white LED design, the screen is mercury-free and uses 63% less energy compared to other monitors of this size. (more…)

ArmorLite Safety Coating for Compact Fluorescent Lights

By Dan (EnviroGadget Writer) on November 17th, 2009

Armor Lite Safety Coating

Fluorescent light bulbs seem like a great way to save on energy with lighting, right? Well yes, but there are a couple of big concerns when using them. Compact Fluorescent Lights (CFLs) are so fragile that they often break, and when they do, it’s not just shattered glass that will hit the floor, but mercury as well, both of which are a major problem if you have kids or pets.

The new ArmorLite EcoSafety Coating resolves both of these concerns, plus makes those spirally bulbs look a lot nicer. Basically a regular spiral fluorescent light bulb inside a protective Safety Coating, the ArmorLite bulb looks like an incandescent bulb, but will keep all the broken shards of glass and mercury safely inside the skin in the event that it breaks. (more…)

NIX X10A Energy Saving Digital Photo Frame

By Dan (EnviroGadget Writer) on November 16th, 2009

X10A Motion Sensing Digital Photo Frame - Front

Nix Digital have created the first ever motion sensing digital photo frame which will switch itself on when you pass within 2.5 metres in front of it. The interval timer can be set from between 1 minute to 24 hours before the photo frame switches itself off again. Alternatively, you can use the provided remote control to switch on the photo frame whenever you want it on! (more…)

Kill-A-Watt Programmable Timer with Graphical Display

By Dan (EnviroGadget Writer) on November 12th, 2009

Kill A Watt Graphic Mains Timer

The Kill-A-Watt Programmable Timer combines a digital programmable timer (for controlling when your gadgets are switched on and off) with an energy consumption meter. The programmable timer allows you to schedule a full weeks worth of on and off switching of your gadgets, where each day can be a different to the next. (more…)

Morphy Richards Ecolectric Slow Cooker

By Dan (EnviroGadget Writer) on October 28th, 2009

Ecolectric Slow Cooker

An eco-friendly slow cooker? Whatever next? Well, if there are domestic gadgets that can save you energy, surely they deserve a mention? I know I’ve mentioned the energy saving vacuum cleaner and the eco-friendly clothes iron lately, but it’s about time our home appliances got revamped! Anyway, back to the slow cooker… (more…)