Linked by Howard Fosdick on Tue 2nd Aug 2011 22:18 UTC
Editorial Your computer is an important energy consumer in your home. Can you save energy when using it? This article offers a few tips.
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RE[4]: Comment by smashIt
by Neolander on Wed 3rd Aug 2011 14:40 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: Comment by smashIt"
Neolander
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2010-03-08

Yup, as said previously, I know that. I was only wondering if it was effective, that is if many people actually modified their habits to use electricity during the night. Especially when some companies don't make having two different rates for electricity price the default, and charge a little per month for it.

Besides, isn't the situation reversed in winter, when people turn on home electric heating at night ? (Whereas large offices tend to prefer fossil fuels for heating)

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RE[5]: Comment by smashIt
by aaronb on Thu 4th Aug 2011 20:36 in reply to "RE[4]: Comment by smashIt"
aaronb Member since:
2005-07-06

We have a washing machine with a timer function, so it starts washing at around 03:00 am.

Used to have our water heated at nigh (3 to 6 KWH). However we now use a combi-boiler which overall costs less to run (we switched due to tank and boiler failure).

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