Green Ideas: A Cork Covered Power Strip To Save Electricity

We think that everyone is starting to realize that leaving your gadgets plugged in when they aren’t in use isn’t good. It costs you money. Here at Unplggd, we want you to unplug your gadgets to save money! That’s why manufacturers and designers have come up with specialized power strips to manage power. This latest comes from the Dutch design fair in Eindhoven.

Author: range

I'm mathematician/IT strategist/blogger from Canada living in Taipei.

2 thoughts on “Green Ideas: A Cork Covered Power Strip To Save Electricity”

  1. *sigh*
    I know what you mean. It’s not really reducing power consumption directly, but it makes you realize how much power is used by chargers working on standby mode thanks to LED lights showing the usage. It will make you either plug them out or simply switch the whole thing off.

    The goal when using it is to have the least amount of LED lights on. Dimming a light will use less power then having it on full brightness.

    Technically, if you are aware of your power consumption and diligent enough, this power strip is useless, but most of us aren’t. It’s a way of reminding us of that.

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