Did you know that the average television uses 10 watts of electricity when it’s switched off? Every night as you sleep vampire appliances are stalking your house, sucking up energy and raising your utility bill. Castlegate Lights just launched a new infographic that shows the biggest offenders – check it out after the break to see just how much energy your stereo, printer, and DVD player consume when they’re turned off but not unplugged.
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