Alen Corp.’s green AirMD air purifier is certified lead-free, ozone safe and Energy Star qualified by both the EPA and the U.S. Dept. of Energy. “We are offering the first green lead-free air purifier in the United States that is Energy Star qualified,” says Peter Mann, CEO of Alen Corp. “Energy Star rated products — such as the AirMD — can save about a third on energy bills with similar savings of greenhouse gas emissions.” The AirMD weighs 17 lb and stands 2 ft high. It has a power consumption of 55W that runs a four-speed motor and a UV lamp that is designed to last three to five years.
This Gadget Freak Review looks at a keyless Bluetooth padlock that works with your smartphone, along with a system that tracks your sleep behavior and wakes you at the perfect time in your sleep cycle to avoid morning grogginess.
Siemens released Intosite, a cloud-based, location-aware SaaS app that lets users navigate a virtual production facility in much of the same fashion as traversing through Google Earth. Users can access PLM, IT, and other pertinent information for specific points on a factory floor or at an outdoor location.
Since 1987, teams of engineers around the world have built solar cars to participate in a road race around Australia called the World Solar Challenge, being tested on the race time, kilometers traveled, practicality, and energy used by the vehicles they invent.
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