12 Ways to Save Energy in Your Home Office
For the 4th of July, I thought this would be a good time to point out some of the simple ways to save money on your energy bills and also conserve energy overall. This time I'll focus on the home office since more than 34 million Americans are telecommuting these days.
- Activate Power-Management Settings - We've all seen the different power modes on our electronics however few of us use them or we find them inconvenient. These power settings can be set up to work automatically and can save up to $75 / machine annually according to Energy Star.
- Plug your electronics into power strips (especially the new Green ones) - Since many of our chargers are on even when the smartphone, SupraKey, or computer