(4) standby equipment consistently from the net take household standby equipment are the invisible energy guzzlers. With the higher level of technical equipment of households increases also the permanent energy loss due to the stand by mode. Although the consumption of most devices in standby mode with a few Watts is comparatively small. U.S. Mint gathered all the information. In sum, it can be seen but very expensive over a long period. 50 watt permanent standby power, the energy of the complete wash cycle evaporates every day. In the warm season from June to September, as a stand-by consumption of less than 150 kilowatt hours comes together. Already remedy you can with simple switch sockets from the hardware store or electrical trade quickly create.
The electricity costs can be pressed in this way to more 35 Euro. (5) disconnect”in the vacation and travel before of the ride in the summer holidays it is advisable off as many devices and disconnect it from the socket. No matter whether telephone, fax, Chargers or Wi-Fi router, what does not necessarily must remain during the absence on the net, should be turned off completely. Like with standby devices, so the domestic energy consumption can be significantly reduce during the trip. Also, the longer holidays can be used for defrosting of the refrigerator.
Depending on the technical level of equipment and household size can save themselves by the consistent separation of the units from the mains between 10 and 25 Euro per week. (6) the main focus in addition to the price on the respective consumption values should be tips for buying new equipment when purchasing a new electrical device. The specified class of energy efficiency is the most important criterion on which consumers can orient”, so Bohg. One of the most important innovations in this context: since the 1st of July only refrigerators and freezers may be sold, which power meets at least the requirements of class A.