Comments on: Question of the Week: What are your energy vampires? http://blog.epa.gov/blog/2008/10/qotw-what-are-your-energy-vampires/ The EPA Blog Tue, 30 Jun 2015 06:52:18 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.1 By: Smartphones http://blog.epa.gov/blog/2008/10/qotw-what-are-your-energy-vampires/#comment-10423 Sat, 12 Feb 2011 02:17:09 +0000 http://blog.epa.gov/blog/?p=452#comment-10423 I think most people will say that it is cellphone that chargers most of the energy.

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By: Torah Bright http://blog.epa.gov/blog/2008/10/qotw-what-are-your-energy-vampires/#comment-10422 Sat, 22 Jan 2011 17:57:18 +0000 http://blog.epa.gov/blog/?p=452#comment-10422 Thanks for taking the time to discuss this, I feel strongly about it and love learning more on this topic. If possible, as you gain expertise, would you mind updating your blog with more information? as it is extremely helpful for me.

Torah B.

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By: Pegford http://blog.epa.gov/blog/2008/10/qotw-what-are-your-energy-vampires/#comment-10421 Thu, 25 Nov 2010 08:35:51 +0000 http://blog.epa.gov/blog/?p=452#comment-10421 In some homes they even exceed the traditional highest energy user, the fridge. Power vampires are the fastest growing power users in our residences.You can decrease the amount of electricity you waste.

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By: Brampton Appliances http://blog.epa.gov/blog/2008/10/qotw-what-are-your-energy-vampires/#comment-10420 Mon, 15 Nov 2010 04:22:22 +0000 http://blog.epa.gov/blog/?p=452#comment-10420 I do agree with your views on Greenversations ” Question of the Week: What are your energy … ? Although most of the information provided is true as per my knowledge but I don’t agree fully. I think it should be more practical. I visited your websit…

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By: Cris http://blog.epa.gov/blog/2008/10/qotw-what-are-your-energy-vampires/#comment-10419 Fri, 05 Nov 2010 16:06:39 +0000 http://blog.epa.gov/blog/?p=452#comment-10419 I looked into building solar panels with my husband. The main stumbling block to building solar panels is acquiring solar cells at a reasonable price!!! A little time spending ringing suppliers and internet research paid off though and slowly we can see the ROI.
So yeah, I’d definitely recommend it!
Cris

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By: Alan http://blog.epa.gov/blog/2008/10/qotw-what-are-your-energy-vampires/#comment-10418 Thu, 21 Oct 2010 02:03:05 +0000 http://blog.epa.gov/blog/?p=452#comment-10418 The most effective way to save is to turn off the appliances after using it!

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By: Sienna http://blog.epa.gov/blog/2008/10/qotw-what-are-your-energy-vampires/#comment-10417 Wed, 22 Sep 2010 08:33:02 +0000 http://blog.epa.gov/blog/?p=452#comment-10417 Computer and TV are the certainly the biggest unnecessary vampires in today world and one way of reducing our dependence on commercially sold electricity would be to learn

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By: Sven Sjostrom http://blog.epa.gov/blog/2008/10/qotw-what-are-your-energy-vampires/#comment-10416 Wed, 15 Sep 2010 02:02:01 +0000 http://blog.epa.gov/blog/?p=452#comment-10416 Simple methods are always most effective.

1. Drawing curtains in the summer to reduce solar heating and therfore reduce Air conditioning power consumption.
2. Opening curtains in the winter to improve solar heating and therefore reduce the central heating energy consumption.
3. Decrease thermostat settings by 1 or 2 degrees

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By: Tech Wholesalers http://blog.epa.gov/blog/2008/10/qotw-what-are-your-energy-vampires/#comment-10415 Wed, 12 May 2010 08:38:59 +0000 http://blog.epa.gov/blog/?p=452#comment-10415 Inter net helps people to save their precious time. Internet shopping is getting vital and is playing a big role in changing our life style. Electricity has dramatically changed the lives, Appliances are necessary for every home.

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By: Hank Cressey http://blog.epa.gov/blog/2008/10/qotw-what-are-your-energy-vampires/#comment-10414 Thu, 25 Mar 2010 16:27:43 +0000 http://blog.epa.gov/blog/?p=452#comment-10414 I think there needs to be a balance between energy consumption and energy production. Energy vampires are only half the problem. The other half is supplying the power we do need from a quality source. But it is always a good idea to make you home as effecient as possible to offset any unnecessary power consumption. Everyone should take a look at some great Home Energy Saving Tips.

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