Summer is finally come and gone, cool autumn breezes are now sweeping across the sky. Wonderful time to enjoy your favorite beverage around a backyard fire pit. In anticipation for this time of the year I was looking for some solar lighting to lighten up my backyard when I stumbled across Allsop Home & Garden. Started by father and daughter combo it has become a family business that has flourished. They combine creative materials with solar to make beautiful and sustainable outdoor products. (more…)
In recent years there have been steep advances in electronics, and with it all, an equally strong public interest that has led many to utilize various forms of technology in everyday life. However, with all of the new gadgets, there also comes the hassle of keeping everything in order. A person can quickly become overwhelmed by the responsibility of maintaining a growing collection of electronic items. Luckily, there are many ways to streamline the growing complications. (more…)
Cars aren’t the only thing making the switch from gas to electricity. From lawnmowers to entire power plants, the gas engine is being replaced by batteries for a more efficient way of powering items.
Let’s examine why some items run better with batteries before looking at the numerous items being redesigned to work on electricity.
Batteries and the use of electricity represents a better solution for many things over combustion engines. Electrical items provide the same mobility as traditional tools, but they’re quieter, produce less heat and tend to be more efficient in their usage of energy than their fossil fuel-burning counterparts. (more…)