Category: Appliances & Electronics

Only buy what you need and will use. Think twice about adding that wine chiller or lava lamp.

Look for the ENERGY STAR® symbol when buying new electronics. Energy efficient products will use less power overall, and often use less wasteful standby power.

You can also consider using a watt meter to help determine which products use the most standby power. A watt meter is a simple device that you plug it into… Read more

Unplug chargers when your device is charged. You can also create a “charging station” where you can plug all of your chargers into a single power bar. This will allow… Read more

The only way to guarantee that an electronic device is not using power is to unplug it from the outlet or use a smart power strip. Do a walk around… Read more