Home energy conservation myths busted
Popular advice is a mixed bag of fact, fiction
You’re a savvy consumer and you know how to cut corners when it comes to energy. You’ve given your dishwasher a rest and picked up a soapy sponge again. You even make sure never to fill your gas tank more than half way because you get more miles to the gallon.
Or wait, is it the other way around? Is it better to leave the computer on all day or shut it off when not in use? Does my refrigerator use less energy when it’s empty or full?