Does unplugging items save energy?

Answer According to the U. S. Department of Energy, many home electronics items and appliances continue to use energy if left plugged in--even when the items aren't turned on. These items include televisi... Read More »

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Does unplugging appliances save energy?

On One Hand: Yes, It DoesUnplugging appliances will save energy. All electronics draw power even when they are turned off, including everyday appliances like toasters and microwaves. Appliances do ... Read More »

Does unplugging appliances save electricity?

Are you plugged in? If you have ever left rechargers or unused appliances plugged into the electrical outlet, you may be in for a bit of a shock. The U.S. Department of Energy tells us that not onl... Read More »

Energy Savings for Unplugging Your TV & VCR?

It is possible to save energy by unplugging the television and VCR or other electronic video equipment when not in use, however, the cost savings for unplugging them is likely small. There may be o... Read More »

Does it save energy to turn a light off?

Turning off a light--with a fluorescent or an incandescent bulb--when leaving a room saves energy. Turning a light on or off requires a surge of energy. However, unless you are turning them on and ... Read More »