Mixing water and electricity can produce dangerous results. But their vital interconnections and vulnerabilities are even more shocking and less often understood. When getting or disposing of water is instant and easy, whether through a showerhead, faucet, hose, or toilet, it’s easy to forget that it takes a great deal of energy to get itBeware of energy vampires!
Halloween is almost here, and a group of spooky energy vampires could be lurking in your home. These “vampires” are appliances and devices that continue to draw power from electrical outlets, even when turned off or in sleep mode, like most video game consoles. Some of these vampire devices can cause substantial increases to your energy