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Power-Hog Teach Kids to Save Energy

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power hog Power Hog Teach Kids to Save Energy

It is widely known that we are facing global climate change. It makes an increasing awareness of sustainable environment and efficient power consumption. This awareness should be built since he early age. For adult people like us, it is easy to understand about energy efficiency and its contribution for environment sustainability. But it could be complicated enough for our children.

Now, you will easily explain energy efficiency to your kids in a fun way. You can teach your kids to more appreciate the value of power using power hog. This future gadget is a power metering piggy bank in literally piggy shape. It is like a combination of a piggy bank with a saving box. Using the Power-Hog, your kids should enter a coin to get a 30 minutes power supply. Kids could plug any devices such as computer, game console or television. After 30 minutes, the power will be cut off and they need to reload another coin to continue the power supply.

Power-Hog is designed by Mathieu Zastawny and friends for 2008 Greener Gadgets Conference’s design competition. Their brilliant concept is to teach the value of electricity power and amount of money they spend for it. They hope it could build the awareness of energy efficiency and money saving habit for children. This concept is hailed by the judge who awarded them with the Second Prize.

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  • raitei

    its really funny gadget…LOL, great post i love it.

  • http://technongadget.wordpress.com/ techno

    they say charity begins at home. and what better way than to teach the kids with such stuffs.

  • http://www.windowsdoubleglazed.org Green

    Great product. Not only does it learn children the importance of energy efficiency it also helps with the understanding of cost.

  • http://www.squidoo.com/smallsolarpanels Grazyna Sockalosky

    I’ve liked reading through these types of blogs. Fascinating stuff! Solar energy has always been a fascination with me.

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