iRobot Roomba Isn’t What Anyone Expected

iRobot sent me a Roomba 560 robotic vacuum a month or two ago.  My family and I debated buying one a few times over the years they’ve been on the market, but who can justify spending $300+ on what amounts to a toy that obviously can’t clean floors?  It was fun to see the vacuum running around the floor in the stores vacuum department, but it was also pretty obvious that a robot that’s about a foot around...

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Use Your Cell Phone to Manage Your New Home Heating and Air Conditioning System Remotely

Can you manage your airflow at home from your cell phone from a distance?  It’s now possible with Trane ComfortLink II Residential Communicating System. Trane is the world leader in air conditioning systems, services and solutions. Trane controls the comfort of the air for people in homes and many of the world’s largest and most famous commercial, industrial and institutional buildings. Trane applies its expertise in...

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Enerlume Energy Management Corp Shows how Businesses can save 15% on Electric Bills

Image via Wikipedia Going green is more than a just a cause celebre: it has become a global issue that cannot be ignored. However, at the same time global demand for energy is growing fast, with lighting accounting for 40% to 80% of a typical commercial building’s electric bill.  [Listen to find out how lighting changes are affecting business and homes.] In fact, the House and Senate are working on legislation that over the next seven...

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Quick Recharge Batteries for Cars

Image via Wikipedia Current Automotive batteries take hours to recharge an don’t last. They were great in the 1940’s, but just don’t cut it for our newer, more battery intensive automotive applications. I interviewed Alan J. Gotcher Ph.D, the President and Chief Executive Officer of the leader in a whole new standard for rechargeable batteries. [Listen Here to the Interview] Altairnano, Inc., the leaders in...

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Kitchen Aid Appliance Takes All Three Top Spots

Kitchen Aid food processors were recently named #1, #2, and #3 in a leading consumer publication. Made with premium stainless steel blades they perform perfectly everytime. But, where Kitchen Aid shines is in their Counter-top Stand Mixers. Made with superior craftsmanship and professional styling and exceptional performance are the reason that these stand mixers can be found in chefs’ and cooks’ homes alike. This is the...

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Sub-Zero Appliances — Are They Really the Best?

Sub-Zero refrigeration helps create fresh, delicious meals while anchoring a beautiful kitchen. Sub-Zero pioneered dual refrigeration — separate, self-contained systems for refrigerator and freezer that guard the flavor and texture of food. When it comes to design, Sub-Zero offers more ways than anyone to bring integrated and built-in refrigeration, as well as wine storage, to your kitchen. Born of 100% steel, our Pro 48 is a...

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