1
vote
2
replies
430
views
2
replies
Accuracy of meter Clamps
Our setup is that we have an Eon Smart meter, a GEO clamp as part of the Energyuse  trial and a E...
energy written 8 months ago by lmccann130
7
votes
1
reply
899
views
5 follow
1
reply
When to run appliances
Saving energy in general is a positive step. For example, we've just bought a new freezer and dis...
time energy written 24 months ago by js200 • updated 22 months ago by Laser120
9
votes
3
replies
1.1k
views
7 follow
3
replies
Eco mode - is it really eco?
I recently bought a washing machine with an "eco mode". Do I really save money/energy using this ...
washing machine eco mode written 2.0 years ago by sandra50 • updated 24 months ago by dain180
7
votes
1
reply
1.1k
views
5 follow
1
reply
Zombies can make as much as 50% of your bill. Do you know if you have many on them in your house?
Discover where your zombies are and win a £25 Amazon Voucher ! They are devices that are usual...
baseload vampires electricity-consumption zombies written 2.0 years ago by decarbonet ♦♦ 140 • updated 24 months ago by js200
3
votes
0
replies
497
views
0
replies
Zombie appliances and family issues
My electric oven, washing machine, dishwasher and electric water heater are enemies of the planet...
energy written 24 months ago by GaryB5930
20
votes
17
replies
1.5k
views
12 follow
17
replies
EnergyNote meter's readings 70% higher than utility meter, why?
Just wondering if anyone else had this happening, it seems that the EnergyNote's clip-on meter gi...
meter analysis written 2.5 years ago by dain180 • updated 2.2 years ago by lmccann130
4
votes
5
replies
829
views
5
replies
Reducing the brightness
If you reduce the monitor brightness from 100% to 70%, you can save up to 20% of the energy the m...
screen office energy written 3.1 years ago by decarbonet ♦♦ 140 • updated 2.3 years ago by js200
0
votes
0
replies
511
views
0
replies
How much is "vampire power" costing you?
Americans are apparently spending $19 billion a year in electricity costs from vampire appliances...
cost vampire-energy written 2.3 years ago by Laser120
3
votes
2
replies
998
views
2
replies
Bread machine Test
I use a machine to knead and bake bread (Panasonic SD-ZB2502) and I was curious to see how much t...
cost bread-machine bread salt yeast written 2.8 years ago by demartini0 • updated 2.3 years ago by watt20
2
votes
2
replies
690
views
2
replies
Vacuum cleaner consumption in comparison
I just bought a new vacuum cleaner and I was curious to compare it with the old one. I used both ...
vacuum cleaner energy consumption written 2.6 years ago by Patrizia20
1
vote
1
reply
871
views
1
reply
halogen oven is good indeed?
I've got a halogen oven. It seems to be ideal for cooking small portions, for 1-2 people. Baking ...
cooking oven halogen consumption written 2.5 years ago by watt20 • updated 2.5 years ago by decarbonet ♦♦ 140
2
votes
4
replies
664
views
4
replies
Compare dishwasher consumption
Anyone interested in measuring and comparing electricity use of dishwashers? 
dishwasher washing written 2.9 years ago by Laser120 • updated 2.6 years ago by halan50
2
votes
2
replies
706
views
2
replies
How Earth Hour can help me with saving energy?
With all the lights and main appliances off, you can measure the consumption of your always-on ap...
earthhour changeclimatechange energy freezer consumption light written 2.7 years ago by decarbonet ♦♦ 140 • updated 2.7 years ago by sandra50
2
votes
0
replies
714
views
0
replies
How much standby equipment represent in the energy bill?
According to the ‘Powering the nation’ study completed by Energy Saving Trust, between 9-16% of t...
5
votes
8
replies
3.2k
views
8
replies
LED vs Halogen
  found this nice comparison of cost of running LED and Halogen bulbs for a year. The savings ar...
halogen led lights cost comparison written 2.8 years ago by halan50 • updated 2.7 years ago by decarbonet ♦♦ 140
2
votes
4
replies
871
views
4
replies
measure laptop consumption
I used the greenenergy monitor to measure power consumption of my apple laptop, and it's using ab...
computer laptop written 2.9 years ago by Laser120 • updated 2.7 years ago by halan50
3
votes
5
replies
838
views
5
replies
Base Load
Does anyone have a base load that they can't track down? In a previous house I could get the ele...
baseload vampires time alarm boiler ventilation electricity-consumption written 2.9 years ago by js200 • updated 2.7 years ago by riktemmink20
5
votes
2
replies
672
views
2
replies
Routers
Devices that run 24/7 are always worth checking, since they consume a lot over time, one watt at ...
router wifi written 2.8 years ago by Laser120
2
votes
2
replies
585
views
2
replies
Xmas trees
I plan to change my monitoring plug to see how much electricity my xmas tree decorations are usin...
light-decorations xmastree xmas written 2.9 years ago by Laser120
3
votes
2
replies
753
views
2
replies
Reading material
Here's some further reading that I've found very informative. Feel free to chip in in the comment...
books reading written 2.9 years ago by js200
5
votes
8
replies
682
views
8
replies
Halogen spotlights should go
I replaced my halogen spotlights as soon as we moved in and everyone else should too. In a row o...
lighting halogen led written 2.9 years ago by dain180
2
votes
3
replies
644
views
3
replies
electric lawn mower
Can I consider electric lawn mowers as an environmentally friendly option?  Any hints?
gardening written 2.9 years ago by sandra50
1
vote
2
replies
647
views
2
replies
powerful hair dryers
I believe that more powerful hair dryers may dry hair in a shorter time... then, they are not tha...
haircare time written 2.9 years ago by sandra50
0
votes
0
replies
612
views
0
replies
choosing the right program - 50% less of consumption !!
  I have a NEFF dishwasher with 2 programs: automatic (55-65 °C) and economic (45°C). The autom...
dishwasher written 2.9 years ago by lara10
1
vote
1
reply
608
views
1
reply
which one is more efficient?
I saw on the internet that Wii is more energy efficient than Xbos and Playstation. Not sure
videogame internet written 2.9 years ago by lara10
45 results • page 1 of 2 next >
js200
dain180
decarbonet ♦♦ 140

When to run appliances

Saving energy in general is a positive step. For example, we've just bought a new freezer and dis...

A: Eco mode - is it really eco?

A lot of these eco modes use passive ways to clean (clothes, dishes, etc) by lengthening the soak...

Base Load

Does anyone have a base load that they can't track down? In a previous house I could get the ele...

LED vs Halogen

  found this nice comparison of cost of running LED and Halogen bulbs for a year. The savings ar...

Re: LED vs Halogen

I've recently replaced a room of 10 50W halogens with 4W LEDs. I estimate this will save over £70...

Recent Votes
Recent Locations • All »
Recent Awards • All »
Recent Replies

I agree Our site saves small pieces of text information (cookies) on your device in order to deliver better content and for statistical purposes. You can disable the usage of cookies by changing the settings of your browser. By browsing our website without changing the browser settings you grant us permission to store that information on your device.