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Try these tips to avoid energy waste and save money at home
CHICAGO (Oct. 29, 2018) – With so much at stake, Halloween is great time to stop Energy Vampires who steal electricity in homes.
Energy Vampires are electric devices that continue to draw electricity when plugged in – even when they are turned off. According to the U.S. Department of Energy, the average household spends $100 to $200 per year to power plugged-in electronics and appliances while they are off or in standby mode.
Here are a few tips that can help customers close the coffin on Energy Vampires:
The ComEd® Energy Efficiency Program offers a variety of rebates, discounts and assessments to help homeowners, businesses and municipalities save money and energy by using energy more wisely.ComEd also offers energy efficiency products through its Marketplace, an online store offering instant, point-of-purchase rebates on competitively-priced energy management products. Products include smart thermostats, LEDs, advanced power strips and water-saving products.
For more information on energy-saving tips, tools and rebates, visit ComEd.com/HomeSavings for residential customers and ComEd.com/BizSavings for business customers.
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