Just How Much Power Do Your Electronics Use When They Are ‘Off’?    

written by Tatiana Schlossberg. added 8 months ago by @icyflame ARCHIVES

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Lots of traditional household appliances – things your grandmother owns – are also moving online, just like your grandmother. Light bulbs, ovens, refrigerators, coffee makers – even mattresses — can now connect to the Internet, so they also draw power all the time. Workhorse appliances like dishwashers or laundry machines have gotten much more efficient over time, but many models now have digital displays, which mean they always draw a little bit of power, too.

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