One of the things that I find hardest to comprehend is how much power everything uses. I read about this cool little tool: Kill-a-Watt – it measures the energy use of anything that plugs in. Simple to use: plug the Kill-a-Watt into the wall, and then plug your small appliances into the Kill-a-Watt.
This could be a powerful demonstration to employees and employers alike. Also might be used for demonstrations to school groups.
Knowledge is power – if we know how much energy our appliances draw, maybe we’ll think twice before using them, or leaving them plugged in to be vampire power suckers.
Check out the product: http://www.powercostmonitor.com/p4578/kill-a-watt_ez.php