These are the days of hi-tech everything, from solar-powered satellites to your kitchen faucet. These are also the days of high energy demand and costs, and an age when it has become palpably clear how our energy usage affects our local,... read full post →
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Thinner. Smarter. More Efficient. These are a few adjectives that represent the future of home electronics, and home improvement as well. The undeniable reality is that homeowners do not want to sell (or buy)... read full post →
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You have a brand new home theater system with high-def sound, the only problem is you want it to be heard and not seen. To fix that dilemma, here are some of the ways to avoid the clutter and cables of a high-def... read full post →
Invented in 1831, the doorbell has become a mainstay in the modern home, even rendering the age-old door knocker largely obsolete. Yet despite widespread implementation, the doorbell remains an ironically unsung hero to home alert... read full post →
February 24, 2009 in Electrical
Could you live unplugged?
Do we really need a refrigerator, or is it up there with television sets, ipods, and stereos?
How did our ancestors survive through centuries without that contraption called the fridge? They canned, dried,... read full post →