Pull The Plug

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Is it true that appliances continue to drain energy even while turned off?

Pull The Plug

Turn off the lights and unplug small appliances, like microwaves,coffee machines, and audio equipment in your hotel room or vacation rental before going out for an extended period of time. Just because they are turned off doesn't mean these appliances are not still draining power! The average American household loses about 50 watts of electricity through this "standby" power drain.



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