Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Wednesday June 18, 2014

Cable TV Boxes Are 2nd Biggest Energy Users

We've talked about your cable TV box being a power hog in the past but I don't think most people realize it was this bad.

The seemingly innocuous appliances آ— all 224 million of them across the nation آ— together consume as much electricity as produced by four giant nuclear reactors, running around the clock. They have become the biggest single energy user in many homes, apart from air conditioning.