From December 11 to 13, 2014, one of Japan’s largest environmental exhibitions, “Eco-Products 2014” was held. Panasonic (News – Alert), which had a booth in East Hall 5, introduced a wide range of products and solutions that bring to life a greener lifestyle and innovative technologies that may change the world in 2 zones, “Products” and “Eco Technologies.” And in the third zone, “Wonder Seminar,” Panasonic organized various seminars and workshops over the 3-day exhibition. Visitors experienced Panasonic’s proposals for “A Better Life.”
[News Flash] #ecopro 2014 Panasonic Booth Highlights
[Photos] Panasonic at Eco-Products 2014
Panasonic showcased solutions for convenience stores at the booth of the Eco-Products 2014. (Photo: Business Wire)
– Zero Energy House (ZEH)
Panasonic showcased its latest energy saving, eco technologies, and the evolution of the “Zero Energy House (ZEH)” made possible by “Casart Eco Cordis II,” which combines an extensive range of ideas and technologies from PanaHome.
– ECONAVI home appliances
Visitors were able to experience intelligent functions of the impressive line-up of ECONAVI equipped products that help save energy by automatically detecting areas to improve energy efficiency.
– Fujisawa Sustainable Smart Town
Panasonic also introduced the “Fujisawa Sustainable Smart Town,” which is now fully functioning in Fujisawa City of Kanagawa Prefecture in Japan. You could see how not only the homes, but the entire town also strikes a balance between eco-consciousness and comfort.
– Eco quiz rally
On the panels found in the zone, actor Hidetoshi Nishijima asked a few questions about being eco-conscious. When visitors got all te answers right to the “Tell us Mr. Nishijima! Eco Quiz Rally,” they could got a special prize.
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[Eco Technology Zone]
– Convenience store solutions
Here Panasonic showcased solutions for convenience stores that significantly save energy such as non-CFC freezers and showcases that use CO2 refrigerants, systems that work together to create and save energy, LED lighting, and air conditioners.
– Photocatalytic water purification technology
Panasonic introduced for the first time the evolution of its “photocatalytic water purification technology,” which uses the power of UV rays in sunlight to detoxify water that may contain harmful substances like arsenic and hexavalent chrome. The demonstration explained in a straightforward manner how this technology works.
– Recycling technologies
This area explained Panasonic’s latest technologies for recycling resin and the recycling scheme for electric circuit boards/steel plates.
– Seminars by Panasonic
Panasonic employees well-versed in the respective products and technologies explained the solutions on display in detail.
– Seminars by guest lecturers
There also were seminars with famous guest lecturers you may have also seen on TV. They talked about how to renovate your home with green solutions and to help protect the global environment.
– Panasonic Kids School children’s workshop
Panasonic had numerous activities that helped children learn about ecology while having fun. There were workshops for creating hybrid cars with solar and dry cell batteries and using electronic whiteboards and tablets; they also had an opportunity to learn about the evolution of Panasonic’s washing machines, their eco performance, and how products are developed.
Please continue expecting and experiencing Panasonic’s products and technologies that help create “A Better Life.”
Eco-Products 2014 Overview
Period: December 11 (Thurs) – 13 (Sat), 2014,
Venue: “Tokyo Big Sight” (Panasonic booth: East Hall 5)
Admission: Free (registration required)
Organizers: Japan Environmental Management Association for Industry (JEMAI), Nikkei Inc.
Eco-Products 2014 official website: http://eco-pro.com/eco2014/english/
Panasonic Sustainability: http://www.panasonic.com/global/corporate/sustainability.html
Panasonic Eco Technology Center (PETEC) – Recycling of used home appliances; development and verification of recycling technology
Panasonic Develops Highly Effective Water Purification System Using New Unique Photocatalyst (Aug 5, 2013)
Panasonic Kids School Global: http://panasonic.co.jp/ad/pks/global/index.html
Fujisawa Sustainable Smart Town Goes Into Full-Scale Operation Near Tokyo (Nov 29, 2014)
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