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Clever U-Socket

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I’m not often seduced by new technologies (I like things to be really bug-free before adding them to my repertoire!). However, I ran across U-Socket by FastMac recently, described in their ad as “a duplex AC receptacle with two built-in USB ports … will power any device capable of being charged via a five-volt power adapter and only outputs power through the USB port if something is connected to it.” How cool is that?!

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green building consultant; owner/founder, Design AVEnues LLC

Ann V. Edminster, M. Arch., LEED AP, is a leading green building consultant, speaker, teacher, and author. Her recent work and award-winning book, Energy Free: Homes for a Small Planet, focus on net-zero energy homes. Ann has taught for groups including AIA, USGBC, Pacific Gas & Electric, and Southern California Edison. Ann’s consulting clients include major builders, software companies, design firms, developers, public agencies, utilities, investors, and homeowners. She has held key roles on numerous award-winning residential projects of all types.

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