AZCAST: 5 Star Glass Table Set

by Justin Thomas •

AZCAST creates furniture from recycled sand-cast aluminum. The aluminum, which comes from used aircraft parts (among other sources) is hand-poured into casts to produce the desired moldings. AZCAST is now starting to utilize recycled glass and plastic in their designs. Designer: Eyreick Williamson Website: Azcast.Com

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Levy Design: Side Chair

by Justin Thomas •

This chair, designed by Josh Levy, and inspired by the earlier works of Frank Gehry, is constructed with recycled corrugated fiberboard. The surface is soft and brushed to feel like suede. Corrugated fiberboard consists of linerboard (the flat exterior) and flute (arched and sandwiched in between). When the two are adhered together, they resist bending from all directions. Designer: Josh …

Honda Civic Hybrid

by Justin Thomas •

Configuration: 1.3L 4, auto Miles per Gallon: 46.9 Price: around $20,000 Homepage: Honda

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Solar Chill Evaporative Coolers

by Justin Thomas •

Notes from Manufacturer: Recommended for drier climates. Works when humidity < 40% Features: Cut your cooling costs by up to 90% Low wattage cooling: from 20 to 150 watts This is a cooler that can run on 1 or 2 solar panels, or a car battery charger More environmentally friendly – no freon Cabinet is 24 gauge stainless steel, warranted …

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Endless Breeze Fan (12V)

by Justin Thomas •

These Endless Breeze fans are powerful, portable, high volume 12 volt fans with a twelve inch blade that operates at three speeds. Air movement of up to 1000 CMF (cubic feet per minute) is a major breakthrough in 12 volt portable fans. Standing only fourteen inches high on retractable legs and less than three inches thick it travels and stores …

AquaStar 240FX

by Justin Thomas •

Notes from Manufacturer: The AquaStar 240FX (Natural Gas or Propane) can supply 2 major hot water outlets at the same time at a rate of up to 5 gallons per minute. Can be vented vertically or horizontally to the outside. High efficiency rating of 83% and an Energy Factor of .84. Purchase from: TanklessWater.Com

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Ariston Point-Of-Use Hot Water Heater

by Justin Thomas •

Designed and made in Italy, Ariston hot water heaters have a lot going for them. They plug in directly under the sink or wherever you want hot water. They produce hot water instantly — you don’t have to wait for the water to get hot (80 billion gallons of water is wasted annually in the U.S. this way). The hot …