Unplug It

Unplugging your devices

Even when your devices are turned off, they still use what is termed “phantom energy” by pulling current while they remain plugged in. This load can account for anywhere from 13 kWh per year for a radio or 1,450 kWh for a TV and over 5,000 kWh for a treadmill. Slay those energy vampires when you get your electronics on a power strip that you flip off when you power down and are not using them.