How to Save Energy with a Power Strip

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Many of us know of the tell-tale appliances we keep in our home that continue to use energy when not in use. Frequently called “vampire” appliances, you can give yourself a refresh about the most common offenders that use ample standby power here.

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Save Energy in the Laundry Room

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No one likes chores, especially laundry, which many of us do at least once a week. Not only do we frequently partake in this cumbersome chore, but the washer and dryer is among one of the costliest appliances in the home according to the EPA. In fact, many clothes dryers use more energy than your refrigerator.

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Common Causes for a Power Outage – Why did my power go out?

There are many common causes for a power outage. They include:


  • Bad weather can cause damage to power lines and poles. Some lines and poles are more sensitive than others. Their sensitivity depends on their age and how they were installed. Some are installed incorrectly, incomplete, or do not receive necessary upkeep as often as needed.

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