TITLE

'Smart' Gadgets for Smart Energy Use

AUTHOR(S)
King, Eric
PUB. DATE
March 2010
SOURCE
Greentips;2010, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers energy-saving tips with the use of a variety of gadgets. It says that programmable thermostats enable users to automatically turn down heat or air conditioning leading to a decline in energy consumption. On the other hand, the use of power strips for electronic devices allows users to cut power automatically when these appliances are in standby mode. It also suggests the installation of motion-sensing light switches to help lessen lighting-related electricity use.
ACCESSION #
50562825

 

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