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Easy Ways to Save Energy

Apparently the average home has 40 devices plugged in drawing constant energy, even when they're turned off (this is called, creepily, 'vampire energy'). To combat this, Belkin has created a slew of products, in their 'conserve' line, that help consumers track, monitor and control energy use in thei...
  • Mary Ellen

    stocking stuffers - An outlet that automatically turns off power once your device has been charged to save energy. (They also make another socket, the Conserve Valet, that turns off when an electronic device is fully charged)

  • Karina Gallego

    Belkin Conserve Socket F7C009q Energy-Saving Outlet by Belkin. $16.63. From the Manufacturer Save energy and reduce utility costs with the Belkin F7C009 Conserve Socket Energy Saving Outlet. Because a device left plugged in but not in use can still draw power and affect your home's overall energy usage, the Conserve Socket lets you decide when to turn off power to your devices. It automatically shuts off power after the time interval you select, helping ...

  • Indigo Fitch

    don't have this yet, but looks like a great idea - the Conserve Socket turns off automatically after 30 minutes, 3 hrs, or 6 hrs. The Conserve Valet turns off when an electronic device is fully charged.

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