Infographic: Vampire Appliances That Devour Electricity While You Sleep

January 28, 2014 by  
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Did you know that the average television uses 10 watts of electricity when it’s switched off? Every night as you sleep vampire appliances are stalking your house, sucking up energy and raising your utility bill. Castlegate Lights just launched a new infographic that shows the biggest offenders – check it out after the break to see just how much energy your stereo, printer, and DVD player consume when they’re turned off but not unplugged. The article above was submitted to us by an Inhabitat reader. Want to see your story on Inhabitat ? Send us a tip by following this link . Remember to follow our instructions carefully to boost your chances of being chosen for publishing! Read the rest of Infographic: Vampire Appliances That Devour Electricity While You Sleep Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “energy efficiency” , castlegate lights , energy saving tips , Energy-Efficient Appliances , green design , green interiors , infographic vampire energy drain , sustainable design , Sustainable Interiors , vampire appliances        

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What’s your vampire load costing your business?

December 10, 2012 by  
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Want to know what are all those always-on computers and printers are costing you? A tool from the Consumer Electronics Association can tell you.

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Finally, A No-Draw Charger

March 18, 2010 by  
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AT&T has just announced a USB-based telephone charger that does not pull electricity from the wall when it’s not charging a phone. I don’t know about you, but my charger is plugged in 100% of the time. That charger pulls a tiny amount of energy from the wall 24 hours a day 365 days a year.

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