Earth Saver

Want to help save the environment? How about if you could bulk up the contents of your wallet at the same time?

No, it’s not a unicorn-filled daydream: it’s the GeoSpring from GE. The GeoSpring is a hybrid electric water heater, capable of absorbing ambient heat from the air and transferring it into your water, making it super-efficient. GE estimates that could save the average consumer about $325 a year on water heating bills, which means the device would pay for itself in about 2.5 years. Every year after that, give it a hug for all the extra stuff it lets you buy; $1,299,