Shut Down Energy Waste
Consumer electronic products are responsible for approximately 15% of today’s household electricity use. You can reduce that energy use and your bill with a little know-how.
|Electronics Tips||Skill Level||Cost Range||Savings|
|Use a home energy management system.
Go high-tech and enjoy the convenience of managing your electricity use anywhere, anytime.
|Advanced to Professional||$100 & up||Varies|
|Use power strips to avoid phantom loads.
Stop energy waste and keep your home safe by turning off electronics with one switch.
|Purchase ENERGY STAR® certified home electronics.
Make your home electronics 30 to 65% (or more!) energy efficient by purchasing ENERGY STAR.
|Adjust power-management settings on computers and monitors.
Maximize home office energy efficiency by learning which settings save you the most money.
|Basic||Free||Up to 70%|
|Use rechargeable batteries.
Rechargeable batteries are more energy-and cost-efficient, and keep disposable batteries out of landfills.
|Basic||$10-$30||Up to 35%|