Green Your TV: Power Strips
Tip #2: Stem the Energy Tide
If you have a beefed-up entertainment system, you probably also have a plethora of cords intertwining around the TV. Even in "off" mode, plugged-in electronics still suck energy. In the U.S. alone, turned-off TVs drain more than $750 million per year in electricity costs. By using a power strip, and unplugging it at night (or whenever none of the appliances that depend on it are in use), you can easily stop the leakage.Tell us: How do you slay energy vampires?