• 22-APR-2015

  • SOURCE: Consumer Electronics Association

Consumer Electronic Association's Tips to Live Green, Buy Green and Recycle Electronics Responsibly During Earth Month and Year-Round

As much as we love our gadgets and cool technology, consumers are increasingly looking for electronics that will be greener, more environmentally friendly and have a positive social impact. In fact, when it comes to buying new electronics, energy consumption is the third-most important factor for consumers.

In interviews on Thursday, April 16th, Digital Answer Man Jim Barry from the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® will show you some of the latest environmentally-friendly consumer products for both your home and on the go. Jim will also demonstrate how these products like smart thermostats and eco outlets work and how you can use interactive tools like CEA's Electronics Recycling Locator Tool.

CEA is committed to helping you find ways to live green, buy green and recycle responsibly during Earth Month and year-round with the website, GreenerGadgets.org. CEA is leading the way with a wide range of initiatives – both big and small – to leverage the power of innovation and educate consumers to help us all create a greener world.

About the Talent:Every year, CEA's tech expert and Digital Answer Man Jim Barry visits national and local media outlets to help educate consumers on new products and trends in the technology industry. The Digital Answer Man Tour travels to over 50 media markets each year, showcasing the latest and greatest products from CEA members. Jim has appeared on CNN, CNN Headline News, CNBC, Good Morning America, Fox News and countless local news programs across the nation.

WeMo switch &LED Bulbs

-Turns electronics such as TVs, lamps, stereos and more on or off from anywhere using your smartphone or tablet
-Uses your existing home Wi-Fi network or mobile internet (3G) to control home devices from anywhere you have an Internet connection
-Bulbs: Turn on, off or dim individually or as a group from anywhere. Have a 23 year life expectancy.

Wireless Office All-In-One Printer

-EnergyStar Certified and EPEAT Registered
-Capable of Reducing Power Costs and Environmental Impact by Scheduling Automatic Power On/Off at Fixed Intervals

27-Inch LED Display

-First flat panel display in industry to be made with certified closed loop recycled plastics
-Meets the leading eco-label standards such as: ENERGY STAR, EPEAT GOLD and TCO certified Displays.

55-inch LG OLED TV

-The first OLED TV to be ENERGY STAR and GREENGUARD certified
-Normally retails at $2999 – Earth Month special of $2,499

Lutron Electronics
Occupancy Lighting Sensor

-Automatically turn lights on and off based on room occupancy to help increase energy savings
-Sensors are available in both switch and dimmer models and work with all the newest light bulbs, including energy-saving LEDs

Ecovent Room Temperature System

-Provides complete room-by-room temperature control through easy-to-install, self-configuring sensors and vents
-Enables homeowners with central air systems to use a mobile phone or computer to control the exact temperature of each room

Spectre x360

-New 360 degrees bending touchscreen laptop. 12.5 hours of power.
-ENERGY STAR certified and EPEAT gold registered