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No-emission commuter; foldable lightweight electric bike
by: Mirjam Visser, 2014-08-12 12:39:33 UTC
Gocycle is a lightweight electric two-wheeler that combines on-demand power, portability and city-specific design innovations for an easy and no-emission commute. Gocycle’s entire frame and wheels are injection-moulded in a high-tech and lightweight …
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Assunta Chair raises us
by: Mirjam Visser, 2014-07-09 16:55:55 UTC
The aging process brings about a natural decline in muscle tone and bone density that contributes to decreased mobility, stability, strength and endurance. Actions that are taken for granted can become more difficult with age. Simply standing up from a …
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Heating buildings with ice
by: Mirjam Visser, 2014-06-12 13:17:38 UTC
Solareis (solar-ice in english) is a heating/cooling system technology that combines five renewable energy sources; sun, air, earth warmth, water and ice. How does it work? Underneath the building a hugh vat of water/ice is build which stores the solar …
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Self cooling carafe
by: Mirjam Visser, 2014-06-07 01:55:08 UTC
Natural evaporation and self cooling… Terracotta has been used for water storage for centuries. Cooling occurs by natural evaporation through the pores of the terracotta matenal. This water carafe is self cooling whilst standing on your garden table. …
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Double walled cafetiere
by: Mirjam Visser, 2014-05-19 12:47:45 UTC
“Bodum’s Chambord Coffee Maker Double Wall Glass keeps coffee hot and aromatic for up to two hours” is a tempting line for the coffee addicts among us. It is the double wall glass technology that accounts for the result. With its Double Wall Glass, …
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Transporting natural light to dark corners
by: Mirjam Visser, 2014-05-08 07:06:24 UTC
Indoor lighting systems powered by light not energy. The Parans SP2 panels are placed outside a building to capture sunlight, which is transported via a system of movable reflectors to indoor light fixtures consisting of flexible fiber optics. A bit like …
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44% less carbon footprint in commercial laundry
by: Mirjam Visser, 2014-05-05 07:58:59 UTC
Traditionally laundry machines rely on water to act as the primary cleaning medium. Because of this, even the so-called “high-efficiency” models still consume bathfuls of water with every wash cycle. A Xeros machine replaces water with millions of reusable …
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Viking in a flat pack; a pre-IKEA classic
by: Mirjam Visser, 2014-04-16 11:50:01 UTC
The italian company Poltona Frau reconceived quality furniture with a do-it-yourself version. Sold dismantled inside a beautifully, elegant packaging and it’s eight parts are easily assembled at home. The structure is made of beechwood and the seat is covered …
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Chainless, hybrid foldable bike
by: Mirjam Visser, 2014-04-03 09:42:49 UTC
Any bike is a sustainable way of transport but the Footloose, this fun looking foldable hybrid bike might be able to get people out of their cars and on the bike. The main attraction, for me, is that this foldable bike has no chain. So if you fold it …
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Tap water purification instead of bottled water
by: Mirjam Visser, 2014-03-24 19:57:56 UTC
In many countries tapwater is not drinkable without purification because it contains arsenic, heavy metals, pesticides, VOC or bacterias. Even if it is drinkable it often doesn’t taste good enough due to chlorination. People often use bottled water …

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