18 Oct '11, 4pm

Gadget and Appliance Energy Use up 600% in 40 Years: Nor is it news that our rate of consumption of appliances a...

Gadget and Appliance Energy Use up 600% in 40 Years: Nor is it news that our rate of consumption of appliances a...

Electronics Consumption Outpacing Energy Efficiency Improvements The study, titled The elephant in the living room: How our appliances and gadgets are trampling the green dream , is an update to a report released five years ago examining the rate of consumer appliance and electronics consumption when compared to energy efficiency gains. Now, five years later, the Energy Saving Trust finds that large plasma TVs, fridge-freezers with ice-makers, and tumble-dryers are three of the worst offenders in the problem of meeting carbon emissions reduction targets. And what is worse is that while manufacturers are working to make these now-common appliances more energy efficient, their presence in homes means that the UK is consuming even more energy than five years ago. Here are some facts listed in the updated report : In the UK, 29% of our CO2 emissions come from the home. An esti...

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/files/2011/10/gadget-and-applia...

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