I Vant to Suck Your Energy!
There's a vampire living in your house! Actually, probably several vampires. Okay, maybe they're not sucking your blood, but they are draining your energy -- ...
Okay, maybe they're not sucking your blood, but they are draining your energy -- and adding lots of money to your bill.
Appliances like computers, portable phones and plasma-screen TVs use energy (sometimes significant amounts) even when they're turned off, or set to stand-by mode.
Check out these stats on vampire energy from GOOD magazine and the Dept. of Energy.
What's the energy equivalent of a wooden stake...?
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