Window to the World

Sara Johns Blog, Home Theater

Just announced at the 2015 CES in Vegas, is a newly designed window to our world. The curved shape of this TV isn’t a new idea, but boy does it look pretty. Swiss Designer and sustainability advocate Yves Behar and Samsung’s design Consultant Yun-je Kang have used the language of design to collaborate on this beautiful piece of art. This …

Solar Shingles to Power your Home Theater

Sara Johns Cool, Energy Management, Home Theater, Newsletter, Solar

The desire of fed-up homeowners to lower their utility bills, enticing fed and state tax incentives and increasing concern over dwindling natural resources, has caused Solar’s popularity to go through the roof. In the past five years, the industry has become more architecturally savvy, offering up solar-powered shingles that blend almost seamlessly with traditional roofing materials. These systems-called “building-integrated photovoltaics,” …