Thursday, June 11, 2009
Save "Phantom Energy"
You've seen the advertisements on television. You've seen the slogans everywhere. We must protect the environment and "Go Green." One of the easiest ways to reduce household electricity consumption (not by much, but it can add up over time) is to unplug power adapters when you're not using them. The slogan now is, "Unplug and Save." Take a look around your house. If you're not charging or powering your laptop, mobile phone, or MP3 player, then perhaps you should unplug these when you're not using them.
Here's a tip: plug these charging devices into a single power strip and simply shut down the power strip when you're not using them.