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Home Energy Briefs: #7 Electronics

AUTHOR: Goorskey, Sarah; Wang, Kitty; Smith, Andrew
DOCUMENT ID: 2004-19
YEAR: 2004
DOCUMENT TYPE: Report or White Paper

This Home Energy Brief focuses on electronics. This Brief covers energy efficient office equipment and Energy Star appliances, power management for computers, standby mode, paper use, and the life-cycle cost of electronics. Great economic and energy savings can be found by simply changing our patterns of use with electronic devices. Turning a piece of equipment off or unplugging it when it’s not in use is the easiest way to save energy and money. In addition, Energy Star product listings are a great place to look for energy efficient devices.

As of 2012, the Home Energy Briefs have been updated and adapted to Southern California Edison’s Online Home Energy Guide.

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