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Small Electronics: Looks can be deceiving
Small Electronics: “Little” Known Facts
Small electronics, home office, and entertainment equipment can have a big impact on your household, collectively eating up to 20% of your energy use.1 The easiest, most effective way to cut electronics’ energy consumption is to make small changes in how you use them.
A Little Efficiency Goes a Long Way
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- American Council for Energy Efficient Economy
- California Energy Commission
- Energy Guide
- Home Energy Advisor
- CNET Electronics
- CNET Appliances
- EPA eCycling
- Workforce Education and Training
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1A. Wilson, J. Thorne & J. Morrill. (2004). Home Energy Briefs: #7 Electronics. Snowmass, CO: Rocky Mountain Institute. Retrieved October 9, 2012, from http://www.rmi.org/rmi/pid217 (p. 1).
2A. Wilson, J. Thorne & J. Morrill. (2004). Home Energy Briefs: #7 Electronics. Snowmass, CO: Rocky Mountain Institute. Retrieved October 4, 2012, from http://www.rmi.org/rmi/pid217 (p. 4).
3This assumes an electricity rate of $0.17/kWh, Calculated using the average annual U.S. household kWh consumption used for electronics in standby and off-mode, from the Rocky Mountain Institute’s Home Energy Briefs: #7 Electronics.
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