Elec­tron­ics and other elec­tri­cal uses

(Home en­ter­tain­ment, home of­fice equip­ment and white­ware).

Element - - Wellbeing -

HOUSE­HOLD EN­ERGY CON­SUMP­TION: 18%

(and grow­ing!)

POOR

Leav­ing elec­tron­ics on standby and old mod­els with­out En­ergy Star or ef­fi­ciency rat­ing

BET­TER

Prod­ucts with low standby elec­tric­ity con­sump­tion (turn­ing them off is best) Com­pare and choose mod­els with good en­ergy rat­ings la­bels. The higher the stars, the more en­ergy ef­fi­cient the ap­pli­ance. All en­ergy rated prod­ucts dis­play an­nual en­ergy con­sump­tion fig­ure in kilo­watt hours (kWh).

BEST

Ap­pli­ances with the blue En­ergy Star mark are among the top 10% of prod­ucts in their cat­e­gory.

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