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Home Gadgets That Don’t Need Energy Input

by DrPrem Jagyasi

We all use a variety of gadgets at home that consume power in one form or the other. If we replace our regular gadgets with greener gadgets, then we can be energy-efficient, as well as can save the environment. Imagine what it would be like paying half of your energy bills by simply using eco gadgets. You can also save a good amount of money, if you make your home an eco gadget home. Check out some such zero-energy gadgets that you can use at home without worrying about high energy bills.

Self-Powered Eco Shower

Self-Powered Eco Shower

A shower can be highly relaxing but it also consumes high power and wastes several buckets of water. Paul Frigout has come up with an alternative to such an expensive shower in the form of a self-sufficient shower. This eco shower has an integrated turbine to generate energy to run it. The generated energy heats up the water that flows through the shower. At the bottom, the shower comes with pre-installed pressure blocks that help in pumping water to its showerhead. While this system regulates the flow of water, it is also capable of recycling water for fresh use. The eco shower is made of steel and recycled concrete and glass. Thus, it is completely safe for the environment.

Proxim Self-Powered Energy Saver

Proxim Self-Powered Energy Saver

You would definitely like a device that can monitor the use of energy in your home and can cut down energy wastage as well. This energy saver called Proxim exactly does the same. Installed with a micro-generator that generates energy to run it, the Proxim is able to control all your powered gadgets and appliances. The user has to track a plug-in module installed in the devices. Then, this module lets those devices interact with Proxim in order to allow the user to control energy consumption by those devices.

Window Socket Solar Charger

Window Socket Solar Charger

This concept charger is a small device that you can fit on to windows. It has an internal battery and installed solar panel to generate energy. Thus, you can simply plug-in your device into its socket and save energy consumption in charging your household gadgets.

Koostic Wood Speaker Pivot

Koostic Wood Speaker

Koostik has brought to you this simple wooden iPhone speaker called Pivot. This user-friendly speaker runs on simple acoustics and does not use any power. Thus, you can now boost sound without consuming energy.

Clay Refrigerator MittiCool

Clay Refrigerator

Imagine a fridge that does not need power to operate. Well, it is now a reality with this cool clay refrigerator called MittiCool. This device uses the concept of natural cooling created due to water evaporation. Thus, it allows you to store things without spoiling for up to a week.

Human Powered Laundry Pod

Human Powered Laundry Pod

While this gadget is free of electricity usage, it also lets you exercise your upper body. This is because it runs on human power to operate a simple handle that makes it work. It also uses less detergent and water for washing clothes. You can use it to wash, as well as spin your clothes for extra water extraction.

Summary:

There are several devices available in the market that you can use at home without worrying about extra power consumption. These eco-friendly devices run on natural or human power, and thus, cut down on your power bills.