Did you know you have vampires living in your home? Really, you do! Energy vampires. These are devices that stay plugged in 24/7, draining electricity even while turned off. Energy vampires aren’t specialty gadgets–these are items almost all of us have in our homes. They can pull as much as 40% of their full operating power even while turned off.
Here’s a list of common energy vampires you may have around your home:
- Coffee maker
- Cell phone charger
- Hair dryer/curling iron/flat iron
- Laptop charger
- DVR or Cable/Satellite box