Don't be a sucker

Even when they aren't switched to the "on" position, energy vampires – TVs, laptops, cellphones, chargers and even coffee makers – are slowly draining electricity and money from your wallet.

According to the Department of Energy, vampire loads are responsible for approximately 5% of the energy consumed in the United States, costing electric customers more than $3 billion each year. Turn off your lights at night to see where some of the energy vampires lurk. Standby lights are telltale signs that your power is slowly draining, even though the product isn't in use.

"The only good energy vampire, is a dead energy vampire."

More ways to save

More ways to save

Check your outlets for energy suckers now, and come to us for more ways to treat yourself to energy savings.

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