2.) Checktap: his little gadget is your automatic power saving control system in a power strip, that you can program. No more worrying about shutting off your machines, just program them, and save money and the environment.
3.) Mantis: I loved this because I love fireplaces, and don’t have one. When I saw this great little fireplace, giving off heat, just had to stop. They bill themselves as the first and only vented fireplace that exceeds 93% efficiency, can use PVC, is a humidifier and easy installation.
4.) Green Roofs: Looked at Tremco. Wouldn’t you love to have a greenhouse on your roof? Potential benefits are very green, with reducing storm runoff, reducing heating and cooling demands and improving air quality, plus increasing the value of your home! Then there is ELT Easy Green www.elteasygreen.com with both walls and roofs. Can you imagine walking out to your wall and picking fresh basil for dinner? Then of course there is Bright Green Technologies, www.brightgreenroofs.com who ultizes hemp for their green roofs.
5.) Rainwater Pillow: We in the Southwest have a constant need of water, and depending on where you live, you just can’t have a rain barrel. But this cool device can collect your rainwater up to 40,000 gallons and you can store it for the future.
6.) Expo Industries: Finally Stucco made with 10% post consumer recycle content, and it is lighter weight and give more than 25% coverage on the wall.
7.) My Green Cottage: Ed Begley’s big push for green homes. This make building or remodeling your home very easy. They know everything, you really don’t have to make too many decision.
All in all the show was great, alot of cool and fun things happening out there and many companies putting in the time and the investment to make it happen.