Office & Home Electronics: Switch On Savings
Plug into Savings
When it comes to saving power, how you use home and office electronics is key. These items, along with audio, video equipment, and small electronics, can account for up to 20% of your home’s electricity use, but are often sold without efficiency ratings3. But, you can make simple changes in your daily habits that will add up to big savings over time.
1Goorskey, S., Smith, A., & Wang, K. (2004). Home Energy Briefs: #7 Electronics. Snowmass, CO: Rocky Mountain Institute. Retrieved October 9, 2012, from http://www.rmi.org/rmi/pid217
2Ibid (p. 4).
4Katzmaier, D. & Maskovciak, M. (2010). CNET Energy Efficiency Guide: The Basics of TV Power. Retrieved October 4, 2012, from http://reviews.cnet.com/green-tech/tv-power-efficiency/?tag=greenGuideBodyColumn.0