No one likes electronics that turn into
energy vampires during the night, but remembering to turn them off all
the time rarely makes the to-do
Technologies believes it has solved that problem.
Township-based firm is spinning out Energy Management Devices and its
principal product, the g-plug.
The device measures the amount of electricity that electronics plugged
into it are consuming and turns them off when they’re not in use, for an
energy savings as big as 65 percent.
“Your payback is almost
immediate,” says Carl Godell, director of sales and marketing for Sterling
The 25-person firm is working with the Macomb-OU INCubator to
get these devices into institutions both public and private in Michigan.
It’s being tested in one school right now, with more on the horizon.
would like to see this product in every school in the state of
Michigan,” Godell says.
Source: Carl Godell, director of sales
and marketing for Sterling Technologies
Writer: Jon Zemke