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Slay energy vampires this Halloween

Oct. 30, 2018—As little ghosts and ghouls prepare to come out in search of Halloween treats, be sure you don’t have any silent menaces lurking around your office or home tricking you into using extra energy.

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SustainVU: Slay energy vampires this Halloween

Oct. 27, 2017—Are energy vampires lurking around your home or office, tricking you into using extra energy? Find out which electronics are the culprits.

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This Halloween, slay energy vampires

Oct. 25, 2012—A silent menace may be lurking around your Vanderbilt office or home. “Energy vampires,” electronic devices that slowly suck energy when they are turned off but still plugged in, provide no useful function and waste energy and money. This is especially true for devices with standby capability—such as a remote control or anything with a...

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