TVs, DVD players, stereos and computers still use 10-60% of power even when on ‘stand by’. And some some appliances, like digital set top boxes, cost nearly as much to run in stand-by mode as when they are switched on!
- Use a power strip for your home cinema and office equipment to easily turn multiple devices on and off at the wall, all at once.
- Turn off your computer at night – at home and at work.
- Unplug chargers for mobile phones and other mobile devices when you’re not using them.