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5 Ways That Energy Management Can Add Some Green to Your Home (and Your Wallet)

When people hear “energy management” a lot of times the first thing that comes to mind is solar panels and windmills. However, some environments just aren’t conducive to trendy alternative energy sources such as photovoltaic or wind power based systems. If you’re in that boat, don’t sweat it; there are other ways to be good to both the environment and your pocketbook.

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Use a Lighting Control System to Create Your Ideal Atmosphere

Remember when the dimmer switch came out for household lights? Right, that was too long ago to be satisfied with it in this day and age. With the impetus of the home automation movement we’re about to leave the standard light switch in the dust. Here are a few examples of how you can improve your home with some creative lighting:

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Seek Thermal: An Infrared Camera For Your Smartphone

Straight From NYC’s CE Week, 2015

Let’s get straight to it: there is a thermal imaging camera at Home Depot that you can plug in to your phone. I thought that the camera lens attachments offered by olloclip (link to olloclip post) were amazing, but the Seek Thermal Camera is on a different wavelength.

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Beyond the 4K TV: 8 Mind-Blowing Inventions From NYC’s CE Week, 2015

Last week I took a trip down to New York City for CE Week, a consumer electronics show that I like to go to for their TV shootout. It’s always good to see how the latest in 4K technologies compare to one another or to an OLED TV. This year it wasn’t a 4K TV that caught my eye, though—it was the gadgets.

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Ōlloclip: A Pro Photo Lens for your iPhone (and Samsung Galaxy 5)

Straight From NYC’s CE Week, 2015

These days everyone fancies themselves to be an amateur photographer. It’s no wonder as everyone that has an iPhone in their pocket has instant access to a pretty impressive camera. In a short amount of time smartphones have made the mobile phone a contender for the “best mobile camera” award.

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