Did you know that many appliances, even though turned off, still draw power from the grid? This is especially true for home electronics such as televisions, computers, printers and gaming stations. The electricity used when these are plugged in is referred to as standby, vampire or ghost power, and can cost you money over the course of the year.
Understanding which appliances and areas of your home use the most energy is the first step to curbing your usage and seeing savings on your next energy bill. Calculate your usage with the calculator below to see how it all adds up!
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