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NEW IDEAS THAT LEAN TOWARD GREEN
Air in Motion
VENTILATION THAT’S AHEAD OF THE CURVE/ THE C)) MOTION Screen from Talus Furniture is a shutter that opens or closes with changes
in temperature, employing the concept of bimetallic strips. The plastic analog of such a strip can be applied to ventilation control, daylighting, solar energy, embraceable furniture and sculpture, all of which result in signiﬁcant energy savings. The ﬁlm lays ﬂat at room temperature, and will curl and uncurl even on a winter day.
For more information, visit www.talusfurniture.com.
Clean and Green
A SMART, ECOLOGICAL SHOWER/ WITH ITS INNOVATIVE, patented system, the
Goodbye, Germs and Bottles
A GREEN AND SANITARY FAUCET/ THE STAINLESS STEEL Miscea combines
EcoVéa continuously analyzes, sorts and treats water throughout the shower. Sullied water is directly evacuated while clean water is reused, but only after being ﬁltered and treated to further purify it, sometimes making it even cleaner than the water from the supply network. Equipped with an electronic keypad, EcoVéa boasts up to an 80 percent reduction in water use and 70 percent in energy use.
For more information, visit www.reveeco.com
the functions of a faucet and a soap/disinfectant dispenser in one. Its interactive, glassengraved LED faucet head dispenses water together with your selection of soap. Touchfree for optimal hygiene, Miscea’s electronic dosing saves water and other dispensed products. The sensor technology also allows for motion-controlled temperature adjustment and the size and aesthetic work with residential or commercial applications.
For more information, visit www.miscea.com.
1. The cell analyzes and sorts water continuously. 1a. If the water is sullied, it is directly evacuated through the drain. The system then uses new water to feed the shower.
1b. If the water is clean, it is ﬁltered, treated and reused. 2. A small quantity of new hot water is injected in order to maintain a constant temperature. 3. Water sent to the shower head is clean at all times.
Treatment 1b Cell 1
4. An electric pad allows a precise setting of the temperature and water ﬂow.
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Still in the Dark
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