Published On: Thu, Jun 23rd, 2016

Top Technology to Help You Go Green

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This year is just halfway through, but the latest innovations in technology have already done their part in helping make the world a better place. Here at Home Improvement Leads, we know going green can be overwhelming, but technology makes it easier by offering new features and convenient amenities. Here are some examples of this year’s trending, eco-friendly tech.

Gain Control app

Gain Control

Smart thermostat technology advances every year, and now it’s easier than ever before to regulate your home’s temperature. Using your smartphone, you can now control your thermostat remotely through an app, no matter where you are.

Smart thermostats like the Honeywell Wi-Fi Smart Thermostat allow you to adjust A/C or heat while you’re away, or shut it off altogether to save energy. This intuitive device allows you to create a heating and cooling schedule and conserve energy while you’re away. With the click of a button, you can cool your house down on your way home from summer vacation, or warm it up on the way back from your ski trip.

Power up

Power Up

Solar is a booming industry, and it’s the perfect time to jump on the bandwagon. Whether you start small or go big by installing solar panels, any electricity you can generate with the sun will help you go green.

The next time you need to charge up your iPhone or Galaxy tablet, try using a solar charger, like the compact Flip 10 Recharger with a USB port. This device charges phones, fitness trackers, and small devices in under five hours. The charged Flip 10 will last three months in darkness, which means you don’t have to worry about replacing batteries.

If you need something bigger for tablets, cameras, and medium-sized electronics, the Nomad 13 Solar Panel is perfect. This panel is water-resistant and holds its charge for months at a time.

Rock out

Rock Out

If you’re a music fanatic, you’ll want to look into some lesser-known, but still innovative solutions for going green. Headphones, as well as instruments, speakers, and sound equipment, are now more readily made with sustainable materials. LSTN Sound Company offers products made from reclaimed wood, which cuts down on waste and promotes recycling.

Jamboo Headphones launched a successful campaign on Kickstarter with its innovative green design. These headphones are crafted with bamboo, which is a renewable resource. The connecting cord is made from woven cotton, rather than plastic.

No matter what you love to do, green technology can revolutionize your lifestyle and hobbies. The best part? You’ll be doing your part to help the environment, without sacrificing convenience or perks.


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