June 17, 2016

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The price of electricity has risen steadily over the last decades. Therefore, for cost reasons it is always good to think about conserving power. However, conserving power also serves in protecting the environment. Let me talk about how you can save money by conserving power when running electronic appliances.

As you may notice, most products have a standby mode. It standby mode means the device is ready except commands through a remote control but is not doing anything otherwise. You can typically tell whether a device is in standby by looking at the light typically is on. However, many people don’t realize that devices also use power when in standby. In fact, all the TV sets in the United States together running in standby need an amount of power for which a dedicated power plant is required. Therefore, the best way to minimize power consumption is …