30 Mar '13, 4pm

This weekend, slay some energy vampires:

You may already have worn a fang-tastic Halloween costume hanging in your closet, but have you thought about the vampires lurking in your home? Vampire energy – also known as phantom load, standby power, or idle current – is the electricity that outlets greedily suck from what plugs into them, even if that plugged-in device is off or on sleep mode. Today’s most notorious vampires – besides Twilight's Edward Cullen – are TVs and their accessories. With set-top boxes, DVRs, DVD players, speakers, and game consoles, your turned-off TV can draw significant power. Such big energy vampires likely are sucking nearly a month’s worth of electricity annually for your household. But you can cut the vast majority of that wasted energy through some techie tips.

Full article: http://www.ase.org/efficiencynews/tech-beat-slay-vampire-...

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