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Reducing Power Consumption

Posted on 20 April 2012 by sam

Most PVRs are on 24/7. Most home-built PVRs are full 350W+ electricity guzzling computers.

It’s definitely something to care about. Many serious builders also have an extensive home network with various network equipment, a NAS, printers, etc. If you leave all that equipment doing its thing without you worrying about it, it will quickly add to your power bill.

Adam Turner shows, in a few fairly simple steps, how to reduce your power bill by intelligently reorganizing your tech setup. In the end he saves about $150/year. Not bad for a day’s work.