Vampire power is a term coined to describe electrical power wasted by typical household electronics when they are plugged in, but not in use. Vampire power is also known as standby power. Not all electrical devices are vampires, but devices with LED lights, digital displays, plug-in chargers or remote controls typically suck power when not…


Weather proofing your windows is an easy and inexpensive way to reduce winter drafts and save on energy cost. Step 1: Caulk around the interior and exterior of the window fame. If gaps around the frame are larger than one half of an inch use flexible caulk backer rod to fill the gap before caulking….