Green Home Theater News (23 Posts)


How Recycling AV Gear Might Find The Next Big Market of New Customers

How Recycling AV Gear Might Find The Next Big Market of New Customers

Eventually, all audio/video products must be replaced. However, there may be an opportunity available in disposing of these older products that helps grow the industry and the hobby. Continue Reading

Green Home Theater News

Using less power is en vogue in all parts of the country and the world of home theater and audiophile products is no exception. Today's uber-thin HDTVs use many times less power than plasma HDTVs from just a few years ago. Audiophile Class-D switching amps (known as digital amps) use far less power than Class-A audiophile amps from the past. Single ended triode (SET) audiophile electronics are also easy on the power. Lighting control systems help curb the use of AC power in modern home theater media rooms. If you are looking for creative ideas and products to help save power, use less harmful materials and be more kind to the environment - you have come to the right news archive on HomeTheaterReview.com.

Energy efficiency is important to maintain in any theater and the news in this section will help keep you informed how to do that.

Green Home Theater News Archives

Dec 27, 2012

Elan Helps Harness Clean Energy of the Sun

Elan has brought the company's g! entertainment and control system to a Dallas homeowner's home in order to control and manage a massive green energy system, as well as a massive AV system. Continue Reading
Elan Helps Harness Clean Energy of the Sun

Apr 21, 2012

CEA Able to Recycle 75 Percent of Materials from 2012 CES

The Consumer Electronics Association goes all out every year when they hold the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. For the 2012 CES, the organization decided to take a much greener approach. Continue Reading
CEA Able to Recycle 75 Percent of Materials from 2012 CES

Dec 12, 2011

How To Avoid Being Torched By Eco-Mode On Your New HDTV

Consumers are being shafted in a way they may not even be aware of when it comes to their HDTV's picture quality. These simple steps will help ensure that you get the best picture you can out of your HDTV. Continue Reading
How To Avoid Being Torched By Eco-Mode On Your New HDTV

Jun 14, 2011

Panasonic Eco Ad Campaign Launches in North America

In a plan to remain socially and environmentally conscious, Panasonic has begun launching an advertising campaign that will promote eco friendly actions and technology through the Panasonic brand. Continue Reading
Panasonic Eco Ad Campaign Launches in North America

Jun 13, 2011

America's Greenest Home Controlled by ELAN

ELAN system controls have been installed in The "Power Haus" in Sarasota, Florida, which happens to be the most environmentally friendly - aka Green - house in the United States. Continue Reading
America's Greenest Home Controlled by ELAN

Mar 14, 2010

Stewart Filmscreen Earns GREENGUARD Certification For Screens, Materials and More

Stewart Filmscreen is keeping the environment in mind, so much so that GREENGUARD has granted their products certification for use around children and in schools. Continue Reading
Stewart Filmscreen Earns GREENGUARD Certification For Screens, Materials and More

Jan 13, 2010

Krell's New Evolution Amps Save Power In Standby Yet Improve on Audiophile Performance

The new Krell Evolution e series has been designed to cut down on power consumption while in standby mode amongst other new features. This includes power amps, preamps and other Krell products Continue Reading
Krell's New Evolution Amps Save Power In Standby Yet Improve on Audiophile Performance

Dec 28, 2009

New Aria Resort at Las Vegas' City Center Wired With Control4 Automation Products

Control4 automation has been integrated into the Aria Resort in Las Vegas. Not only does this allow in-depth system control, it allows control of energy usage. Continue Reading
New Aria Resort at Las Vegas' City Center Wired With Control4 Automation Products

Dec 28, 2009

CEA's Tips On Recycling AV Gear

Recycling old electronics is an important part of the upgrade process, but one few people practice. Just throwing electronics out is not good enough. CEA gives helpful tips to begin the process of recycling AV gear. Continue Reading
CEA's Tips On Recycling AV Gear

Nov 18, 2009

California Passes Anti-Flat-HDTV Legislation To Try To Save Energy

Is California's current attempt to regulate the sale of power-hungry TVs really the best approach to achieving a greener A/V industry? Does it spell demise for plasma technology? Jerry del Colliano makes his opinion pretty clear. Read on for more details. Continue Reading
California Passes Anti-Flat-HDTV Legislation To Try To Save Energy

Jul 13, 2009

Control4 Riased $17.3m To Fund SmartGrid Products

Control4 has taken an initiative to create products that will provide more energy efficiency through energy management by raising a large amount of funds through equity financing, finding many partners in this venture. Continue Reading
Control4 Riased $17.3m To Fund SmartGrid Products

Jul 05, 2009

Lutron Sponsors Green Life Smart Life Program

Green Life Smart Life, a house built to showcase green technology, has chosen Lutron to be the house's lighting control. The initiative decided upon Lutron for many features Lutron offers that would be ideal. Continue Reading
Lutron Sponsors Green Life Smart Life Program

Jun 15, 2009

Solutions For Recycling Your Televisions As You "Transition" To A New HDTV

With the transition from analog to digital and CRT televisions to flat panel, older models need to be disposed of. Home Theater Review offers some help. Continue Reading
Solutions For Recycling Your Televisions As You

Jun 06, 2009

3M's New Vikuiti Film Aims To Help Save Power For Flat HDTVs By Up To 30 Percent

3M has created a new film for monitors that is designed to regulate light management, which in turn helps energy efficiency, amongst other benefits. Continue Reading
3M's New Vikuiti Film Aims To Help Save Power For Flat HDTVs By Up To 30 Percent

May 10, 2009

Samsung Introduces 1.1 Inch Thick Energy Efficient 50-inch Plasma

Samsung has promised to make a 50-inch plasma that is barely over an inch thick, which is far thinner than plasmas normally are, as well as greatly reducing the amount of energy the plasma would consume. Continue Reading
Samsung Introduces 1.1 Inch Thick Energy Efficient 50-inch Plasma

Apr 20, 2009

Radio Shack Earns New Sales With Green Trade-in Program

To keep up with the standards of the modern consumer, Radio Shack has decided to create a more green-minded offering with a trade-in program for consumer electronics, with varying degrees of benefits. Continue Reading
Radio Shack Earns New Sales With Green Trade-in Program

Mar 22, 2009

Energy Efficiency Programs Can Realistically Reduce Growth in Electricity Consumption by 22%, According to EPRI

According to the EPRI, energy efficiency programs in the United States could be implemented to to reduce consumption of electricity by 22 percent if certain barriers can be overcome. Continue Reading
Energy Efficiency Programs Can Realistically Reduce Growth in Electricity Consumption by 22%, According to EPRI

Mar 09, 2009

Hollywood Sets New Trend: Recycle Your Home Theater (LA Style)

West Los Angeles has begun a new initiative in trying to live an uber-healty lifestyle: the recycling of old electronics in an easy way for consumers to adhere to and want to put into practice. Continue Reading
Hollywood Sets New Trend: Recycle Your Home Theater (LA Style)

Jan 04, 2009

California Reportedly Set To Regulate Power Usage of Flat HDTVs

California has decided that Energy Star certification isn't enough to regulate power consumption for televisions, so the state plans to outlaw television sets that consume more than a state set limit. Continue Reading
California Reportedly Set To Regulate Power Usage of Flat HDTVs

Dec 20, 2008

GreenPeak Makes a Universal Remote That Needs Barely Any Batteries Ever?

GreenPeak is semiconductor company that has come up with a new RF remote control that not only allows control that doesn't have to be line of sight, but is also ultra-low power and based on industry standards for control. Continue Reading
GreenPeak Makes a Universal Remote That Needs Barely Any Batteries Ever?

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