One of our most popular posts is How Much Electricity Does My AC Consume? In that post I tried to explain how to calculate AC power consumption by multiplying the max current by the voltage of the AC unit. While I think this is a good introduction, I don't think it's the best method to calculate AC power consumption. The AC unit doesn't always use the max current when operating. Luckily there is a better way; ACServiceNow has one of the
I first heard about the Copenhagen Wheel (created by MIT) last week from CleanTechnica. I love the idea of converting a city cruiser to an e-bike that will give riders a boost when needed. Not only that, but the wheel serves to help monitor
In March 2012 I read an article on Triple Pundit regarding Philips defending the L Prize winning LED bulb from an article written in the Washington Post criticizing the government for handing out 10 million dollars to a company for producing a $50 light bulb.
I'm going to admit it: I haven't tracked my utility bills for almost 6 months.
Well, that's not totally true. I do glance at them for a few seconds when I get an email alert that my bank account will be automatically drafted the bill amount, but that's about it.