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Turn Off Electronic Devices That You Are Not Using

In your office, while not using your equipment (ex. fax machine, scanner, printer, etc.) keep these items turned off or in "sleep" mode, until ready to use and turn off immediately after each use. You'll save yourself several dollars a year on your power bill, plus extending the life of each machine.

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By Terri

Editor's Note: Some appliances draw power as long as they are plugged in, even if they are turned off. You can use a power consumption counter to determine how much power appliances are using on and off. We purchased one called "Kill A WATT" and have been trying it out on various appliances.

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September 26, 20050 found this helpful

A few years ago while in So.Cal an electric company
did on air audit of a home and surprise the biggest
electric sucker, a plugged in electric toothbrush.
It was the only thing that they said is always sucking
electric even in off position while plugged in.

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March 16, 20120 found this helpful

Get rid of Cable or Satellite TV; only have one TV set. Get rid of all electric clocks; change to battery.

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You also might consider satellite radio. Music news sports just a push button away with few to no commercials, and you can be doing other things while listening. By the way there is a battery operated satellite radio. There is a subscription fee, but most likely pay most of it on the money you save on energy,and groceries since we know TV equals snacks right. Also there are solar spot likes for outside.

Lastly less computer; somedays I don't use mine at all.

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