Question of the Week Podcast

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Mon, 30th Jan 2012

Would turning off standby devices increase my heating bills?

We're told to save electricity by switching off devices on standby.  But if a home is heated solely by electricity, would there still be any savings by turning off all those devices? Plus a 57 year old male asks if any of his original parts remain.......

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  • Would turning off standby devices increase my heating bills?

    Hi, I've been pondering about the following; We are often told that we can gain large energy savings by shutting off all those transformers and stand-by devices, such as televisions, computers, printers etc., in our homes that are using energy. Instead we should turn off the d...

 

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