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Internet of Things

What is it and why should you care?

We, here at NorthQ are very proud of the fact that we are able to provide solutions that can be used by everyone – Our products are straightforward to use, easy to install and does not require any technological skills. But for those of you that might have […]

By |November 24th, 2016|English|0 Comments

Climate change

– We care but we do not act!

A few weeks ago an American study about Climate change was released, called “The spiral of silence”. The study showed that even though the majority of Americans are interested in the issue of global warming and acknowledges its importance, they very rarely speak about it with friends and […]

By |November 24th, 2016|English|0 Comments

Creating Innovative Technology To Cut Carbon Footprint In A New Way

The term “carbon footprint” has been a widely accepted term in the government, business and the media sector in the recent past. Though derived from the concept ‘ecological footprint’ (Wackernagel & Rees 1998) the term “carbon footprint” has evolved as a separate entity. Technically, a carbon footprint is the measurement of an individual or the […]

By |November 24th, 2016|English|0 Comments

A day in the office

Today we felt creative in the office so we decided to carve some pumpkin in order to get in the Halloween spirit! Here you can see how it went and get some tips if you are planning on carving one yourself.

 
Tip 1:
Use a whiteboard marker to draw the face of the pumpkin, then you […]

By |October 27th, 2016|English|0 Comments

5 ideas for fun things to do with your children this fall

Are you looking for new ways to spend quality time with your children? Below we have listed 5 fun suggestions for what you can do together as a family this fall:
 
1.    Halloween DIY projects
 

Halloween decorations are fun to make together with your children and you can for instance carve Halloween pumpkins. If you decide to […]

By |October 17th, 2016|English|0 Comments

The importance of a warm home

The summer is coming to an end, soon the weather will be shifting and temperatures will be falling. This also means that we will soon have to turn on the heating devices in our homes.

But how important is a warm home really for our family?

Most of us do not think about it in our […]

By |October 3rd, 2016|English|0 Comments

And the award goes to…

We are very proud to announce that our Electricity Saving Kit has received the “Golden Award” from Hardware Test! This award is very difficult to get and it is only given to products that are outstanding and obtain top scores in the test. The Golden Award also means that our Electricity […]

By |September 26th, 2016|English|0 Comments

Leonardo di Caprio has a point: energy and our daily life

The 29th of February 2016 was probably not a day like any other. And we are not just talking about the fact that we will not see another 29th for the month of February until 2020. That day, Leonardo di Caprio won his first Oscar, after years and years of attempts to get on that […]

By |May 18th, 2016|English|0 Comments

If NorthQ products could talk… Q-Stick

Who, or better what, am I?

I am Q-Stick. If I had to describe myself in technical terms, I would probably say I am a gateway which connects your NorthQ devices to your mobile phones, tablets or laptops. Basically, you just install me and it takes around 10 minutes (and it’s super easy, you can read […]

By |April 20th, 2016|English|0 Comments

10 Interesting Facts about Energy

1. Only 10% of energy in a light bulb is used to create light. 90% of a light bulb’s energy creates heat. Compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs), on the other hand, use about 80% less electricity than conventional bulbs and last up to 12 times as long.

2. Approximately 30% of energy used in buildings is […]

By |January 18th, 2016|English|0 Comments