Tag: climate & environment

Guaranteed Solar Radio – Fun And Savings!

Is not only fun to use solar radios, also contributes to environmental protection and the savings effect is guaranteed. To take advantage of the solar energy, is now even with products of daily needs. Center For Responsible Lending has similar goals. The energy generated by the solar panels is usually in the included NiMH batteries stored and then, if it is necessary. Eco-friendly NiMH batteries ensure that the stored energy is buffered to many months. A so-called memory effect is excluded, batteries the NiMH so that the user can charge the devices up to 1000 x. Once loaded and made independent of the mains in a bright place, listening pleasure brings, whether news or music, for many years.

Intense sunlight is not necessary, because the solar panels are already active during daylight hours. Usually, the solar radios are usefully supplemented by the emergency unit”crank. 30 seconds is sufficient to generate enough energy to 30 minutes to listen to the radio. A functioning, funny and at the same time meaningful technology. Harmful and costly disposable batteries, in Germany every year 30,000 tons disposed, are no longer required to operate of the devices.

Consumer surveys resulted, would many citizens will contribute to environmental and climate protection itself and not rely on our politicians. The awareness in the use of our resources has grown significantly. Devices are not more in standby mode kept renewed heating, insulated houses, converted vehicles to gas operation and much more. Solar radios can, even if only a small part, contribute to the environmental protection and are also thereby becoming more popular, because they work independent of the mains, at the same time are as leisure & travel companions and are now quite affordable.

Successfully Rebuilt Photosynthesis

Self-sufficient energy production as a breakthrough for EnergiePlus real estate? Researchers at Massachusetts Institute of technology (MIT) have reached a milestone in the development of sustainable energy sources: the first artificial sheet end of March presented at the National Conference of the American Chemical Society. It is able to produce energy from sunlight and water. The process mimics the natural photosynthesis used nature to generate energy. The idea has long been there, simple and stable is new. The artificial foliage is about as large as a playing card and works extremely easy. If you have read about Center For Responsible Lending already – you may have come to the same conclusion. It is located in a container with water and placed in the Sun. The thin blade consists of special catalysts such as cobalt and nickel, silicon and electronics.

Sunlight is used to split the water into its elements, oxygen and hydrogen. The produced chemical energy is stored in a fuel cell and converted to electricity as needed. Currently, the faux blade is ten times more effective than a real tree leaf. The Scientific to Daniel Nocera of the to assume, that the efficiency in the future can be even further increased. The implications for real estate are obvious. Buildings provide enough surface and could produce photo-synthetic produced electricity.

Houses become self-sufficient and generate more energy than they need. There are those technological developments reinforced the SAMONIG AG is to work toward their vision of such EnergiePlus real estate. The first step is to increase the energy efficiency through energy-related modernisation.

Treasure Hunt With The World

With the world’s first “Save the dolphins Geocoin” you can engage for the preservation of life in the oceans. In geocaching, a modern form of the treasure hunt with GPS and its own Internet platform, is the world’s first now “Save the dolphins Geocoin” special treasure employ and engage in the seas for the preservation of life. The dolphins e.V. (GRD) financed conservation projects of the society to the rescue with the proceeds from the sale of the charity Geocoin. Part of the “Geocaching”, a worldwide treasure hunt with GPS devices is central the Geocoin (a type of coin). Here, the participants hide somewhere a “treasure”, usually a waterproof box that contains E.g.

a photo or other odds and ends as well as a logbook, and often also a Geocoin. The coordinates of the space of the hiding place issued on the own website (www.geocaching.com). Geocachers log in there and get with the specified coordinates in the search. The “treasure” is found, is the visit in the logbook exchanged a little something in the box in the Internet Geocachingportal entered and again at the same place hidden – for the next treasure hunter. A highly imaginative game with very different hiding behind the simple principle: simple can be reached with a short walk, more difficult for example only with mountain climbing or snorkeling equipment. But there is always one thing in common: the fun associated with Geocaching on the search and on the nature, which is by now also using a good thing save the dolphins geo coin can be combined.

The GRD but offered the coin without tracking number – limited edition for 10. The Internet Geocoinhandel has different versions of the charity coin for “professional” use with tracking number in the range.

Effectively Conserve Power What Is Really Worth

The most important Stromspartipps in the overview while our electrical devices consume less power, increasing the price of electricity. Costs can thus effectively not saved, because by growing electricity costs impact at best regulate the austerity measures. One could even say that it is now essential to take advantage of all the possibilities and ways to save energy. The best example is the light bulb. Would we illuminate our apartment 2013 with light bulbs instead of LEDs or CFLs, monthly electricity costs would be almost unbearable. So anything else consumers as to set new, energy-saving technologies. But not every tip is really profitable.

Power save, it’s mainly on the effectiveness, because in all economy comfort in everyday life should not suffer of course. Power saving when the hot water hot water treatment consumes the most power in the household. In Germany, water is heated mainly using a tankless water heater. It can be worthwhile to replace an old model with a more modern. Because if the temperature can be set precisely and continuously, the energy costs can be actually reduced.

To take a bath, it is usually more expensive than a shower. But you should can quite at this luxury, it must be not so daily. You can save by using a small shower head power shower. The modern, extremely large shower heads look although luxurious, but actually unused here much water passes to the body. A shower head with a small diameter is so much more efficient. Not fully turn on the main tap for the water supply. A low water pressure is absolutely sufficient. So, you can longer shower and still reduce the amount of water and therefore also the energy costs. Especially in the summer, you may well forgo continuous hot water. Is the instantaneous water heater only to a very low temperature is set, the costs are reduced tremendously. Set the desired water temperature does not have the A mixer tap faucet, but directly above the heater. Because if you run the heater on the highest level have and add cold water in the mixer, you’re wasting energy unnecessarily. A new refrigerator consumes approximately 60% less energy when you buy a new refrigerator, pay attention to the energy label. Refrigerators of the energy efficiency class A + or higher help to reduce power consumption in the household. A refrigerator of the best energy efficiency class consumes approximately 60% less energy than an older model. Stand-by when electrical appliances generally is recommended to avoid the stand-by operation of electrical appliances. Because idle, televisions, computers and other electrical devices consume power. Basically, this is true, but there are always exceptions. Therefore, you should check the power consumption in stand-by operation with a power meter. Chase Koch usually is spot on. Because there are now devices that require virtually no energy in stand-by. The stand-by mode has in everyday life also practical advantages, so must TV receiver or TV set not only run high, but are ready during the day. Switch electricity supplier is the best tip which is best Stromspartipp to switch power providers. Many electricity customers can save up to 150 a year per person, by choosing for a cheaper electricity supplier. This at least applies to consumers who are the so-called primary care at the local energy utility. A comparative study for 50 German cities of the online portal check24 came to this conclusion. Often there is also a bonus in the form of a provider change shopping vouchers or free kilowatt hours, which you definitely should use. Find an independent electricity price comparison on the side Eva Otter

Oceans German Foundation

To set a sign against the depletion of the oceans, committed environmentalists from Munich formed the German Foundation for marine conservation. Neptune, Poseidon, Oceanus or Tangaroa sea God who is Maori – their power consumed, their mythological importance the foreign people. Respect for the sea, before the origin of all life has given way to seemingly endless greed. Climate change, overfishing, poisoning by plastic waste, radioactive waste or noise threatens to destroy life in the seas by ship traffic. Bait hooks of the longliners reach into previously inaccessible ocean depths of up to 5000 meters and plunder the deep-sea fish stocks are slowly proliferating, longlines mounted on the water surface countless non-target species such as sharks, sea turtles, albatrosses and other seabirds in the Artentod. And where bottom trawls with their heavy steel weights have plowed the sea floor, no life is growing more, never more. Deep-sea reefs, 5000 years who used to grow, be within Minutes irretrievably destroyed. Oceans cover seven tenths of the Earth’s surface.

The inhabitants of the remaining three tenths have declared war on the oceans. A character set to set a sign against the depletion of the oceans, committed environmentalists from Munich, founded in the year 2007 trust managed German Foundation for marine conservation (DSM). Financed by the Foundation in particular sea protection to – projects for the preservation of life in the oceans. Rescue the last Adriatic Dolphin dolphins acting like sharks, red Thune and other marine predators at the top of the marine food Web. They belong to the top indicators of the State of the ecosystem in which they live. The large marine predator species disappear then it looks bleak for all the tens of thousands of species of which one is usually not aware. As its first project, the DSM supports therefore a project of the society for the rescue of dolphins (GRD) for dolphin protection is integrated marine and coastal protection.