Save Energy and Money: Reduce the Vampire

vampire energy
vampire energy

"I vant to suck your blood, er, I mean,...disposable income!"

The vampire bite that truly hurts is the one that sucks money from your wallet. As Earth Day approaches (April 22nd) we all wholeheartedly endorse energy conservation, but it's easy to overlook the daily energy waste that trickles to tsunami levels as a result of our plugged-in lifestyles.

This waste, dubbed "vampire energy", costs us - big time. Americans spend an estimated $3 billion unnecessarily thanks to the energy sucked by appliances, electronics, and computer accessories. You can probably think of a few things you'd rather purchase with your share of the money wasted...