David Butcher is one cool dude. Every day, he exercises for 45-minutes on a pedal-powered generator that powers his laptop computer, a Roomba robotic vacuum cleaner and compact fluorescents. However, he’s not the only one making use of this eco-friendly approach to powering electronic equipment.
A new gym in Portland, Oregon utilizes a similar approach to building up energy. Personal trainer Adam Boesel opened the Green Microgym not solely to provide members with an excellent workout but also to save some energy.
“It is an example of what a community can do to conserve energy, even if it’s a drop in the bucket.”
If only more people shared a similar outlook on our energy crisis.