Leaking electricity in domestic appliances

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Many types of home electronic equipment draw electric power when switched off or not performing their principal functions. Standby power use (or ''leaking electricity'') for most appliances ranges from 1 - 20 watts. Even though standby use of each device is small, the combined standby power use of all appliances in a home can easily exceed 50 watts. Leaking electricity is already responsible for 5 to 10 percent of residential electricity use in the United States and over 10 percent in Japan. An increasing number of white goods also have standby power requirements. There is a growing international effort to ... continued below

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Meier, Alan & Rosen, Karen May 1, 1999.

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Many types of home electronic equipment draw electric power when switched off or not performing their principal functions. Standby power use (or ''leaking electricity'') for most appliances ranges from 1 - 20 watts. Even though standby use of each device is small, the combined standby power use of all appliances in a home can easily exceed 50 watts. Leaking electricity is already responsible for 5 to 10 percent of residential electricity use in the United States and over 10 percent in Japan. An increasing number of white goods also have standby power requirements. There is a growing international effort to limit standby power to around one watt per device. New and existing technologies are available to meet this target at little or no extra cost.

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  • 50th Annual International Appliance Technical Conference, West Lafayette, IN (US), 05/10/1999--05/12/1999

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  • Report No.: LBNL--43387
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  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 793734
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Meier, Alan & Rosen, Karen. Leaking electricity in domestic appliances, article, May 1, 1999; Berkeley, California. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc738135/: accessed December 11, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.