Laser120

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Answer: A: Accuracy of meter Clamps
... That is really weird! GEO said the clamp is not very accurate, but all three seem to disagree to quite an extent.  Could use the GEO plug to do this measurement? would be interesting to see how much the GEO plug and clamp agree/disagree. To be honest I don't think any of such meters are very accura ...
written 8 months ago by Laser120
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Answer: A: When to run appliances
... I must admit, I never made the connection between time to run an appliance and the CO2 emission it will help releasing, but it's all very obvious now. Thanks js!  I know that at night when demand is low, less fossil fuel energy is thrown into the grid, and other more CO2 neutral energy sources take ...
written 23 months ago by Laser120
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Answer: A: EnergyNote meter's readings 70% higher than utility meter, why?
... @darius_s could you clarify your questions? usage doubled where? between the bill and clamp reading?  most of the usage going through which plug? what is plugged into the plug?  what do you mean should you use a clamp or smart plug? aren't using them already? what do you want to measure?  ...
written 2.2 years ago by Laser120
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Answer: A: Reducing the brightness
... Hi js, do you know what the energy consumption would be like for LED back-lit monitors, fo 100% and 70% brightness? it would be great to compare.   ...
written 2.3 years ago by Laser120
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Answer: A: Reducing the brightness
... I use an 8 year old Apple 30" monitor (see below). I measured how much energy it is using when in full brightness, and it's 145W per hour. When I lower brightness to 70%, consumption goes down to 98W! which is about 32% less energy. This goes down further to 73W when on 50% brightness, but it looks ...
written 2.3 years ago by Laser120
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How much is "vampire power" costing you?
... Americans are apparently spending $19 billion a year in electricity costs from vampire appliances, which is about $165 per household on average. What's the average for UK houses I wonder?!  http://www.treehugger.com/energy-efficiency/vampire-power-costs-americans-19-billion-electricity-every-year.h ...
cost vampire-energy written 2.3 years ago by Laser120
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Answer: Re: Compare dishwasher consumption
... I'll measure mine and report back. ...
written 2.8 years ago by Laser120
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Routers
... Devices that run 24/7 are always worth checking, since they consume a lot over time, one watt at a time!  My router is technicolor from Plusnet, just like this one. I plugged it to the greenenergy monitor and found that my router is using 5 Watts an hour. It's on all the time, so I guess in total i ...
router wifi written 2.9 years ago by Laser120
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Answer: Re: Base Load
... Hi js, Could you perhaps have something on in the attic? I once struggled with the same problem, then remembered that I have an ultrasonic mice repellent in the attic, on 24/7. ...
written 2.9 years ago by Laser120
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Answer: Re: Xmas trees
... actually it is 0.005Kwh. ...
written 2.9 years ago by Laser120
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