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(From The Journal)
GADGETS around your home use a startling amount of electricity - costing you money and harming the environment.
The Energy Saving Trust has compiled statistics showing the worst offenders and how thinking about your appliances, switching things off, and the type of technology you buy can have a big impact.
Ever wondered how much energy your TV, PlayStation or satellite was using? Here are some of average rates for typical home appliances. TV in main room - 32" LCD, bought in 2006, on for five hours a day, cost pounds 35 a year and about 140kg of carbon emissions.
TV in main room - 42" plasma, bought in 2006, on for five hours a day, cost around pounds 80 a year and about 330kg of carbon …