Great Earth Month Technology

Wednesday (April 22) marked the 45th year of Earth Day – a perfect time to educate consumers on how they can implement technology to reduce their carbon footprints throughout the year.

Here are some eco-friendly tech to consider:

· Presence: A free app that transforms smart devices into video monitoring systems. With add-on connected products, Presence delivers real-time, whole-home energy monitoring and smart plug control so users can manage electric use remotely, thereby reducing monthly electric bills

· aerelight: The world’s first consumer-ready OLED lamp that is powered by a paper-thin, energy-efficient OLED panel that uses 80 percent less energy than a traditional 60W light bulb. There is no need to replace a bulb as the expected lifetime is up to 20 years

· GoalZero’s Guide 10 Plus Solar Kit: Provides consumers with a portable charger powered by solar panels to quickly and easily recharge smartphones, mp3 players and more from wherever you are