Sunday, June 6, 2010

Vampire Power.....What Your Appliances Really Do Behind Your Back

Vampire power, energy being leeched from your electronic appliances even while turned off, is a huge source of energy consumption. The Department of Energy estimates that 40% of the electricity used to power home electronics is consumed while they are off. Eric Rochow from Real World Green provides some tips to help you keep your vampire power under control, and some shocking statistics that reveal why it's so vital to take care of.

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1 comment:

Wendy Green said...

great vid, excellent stats.
this has been a pet peeve of mine for years. i am completely anal about turning everything off when not in use. i harass my friends and family. i will share this vid with them for a little vindication! ha!! thanks