Category Archives: Electronics
Use an advanced power strip for convenience; that way all of your computer accessories are turned off by one switch (even in sleep mode, your computer may cost your $105 a year)
Do not leave equipment in sleep mode overnight because it will continue to draw a small amount of power. Turn off all equipment every night – especially monitors and printers. Monitors usually consume twice the electricity as CPUs.
To maximize savings with a laptop, put the AC adapter on a power strip that can be turned off (or will turn off automatically); the transformer in the AC adapter draws power continuously, even when the laptop is not plugged … Continue reading
Unplug battery chargers when the batteries are fully charged for the chargers are not in use.
Turn off your computer and monitor when not in use.