Use power bars

sq_powerbar Some appliances draw 'phantom' energy, even when they are turned off! Using power bars can stop these loads from appearing on your energy bills.

Turn off the TV and other appliances when not in use. Better yet, plug them into a power bar so that it is easier to turn everything off with one switch to flick. Some appliances that are in standby, waiting to be turned on by remote control, for example, draw 'phantom' energy, even when they are off. Turn these appliances off at the power bar to stop this 'phantom load' from appearing on your energy bills.

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