Mobile phone, tablet, TV, Fiberbox, decoder, game console: we are more and more surrounded by electronic equipment.
What is the impact of this boom? According to the French Environment and Energy Management Agency (ADEME), electricity consumption to power them has jumped 75% for a little over 20 years.
Of course, our bills are affected and the environment too: which says more electricity, says more CO2 in the atmosphere. To act, a few simple gestures are enough. A short review of ecological and economic reflexes.
To turn off all your devices at the same time, plug your different devices into an extension cord with an on / off switch. Once your devices are off (especially the computer), simply press the switch to cut everything. You manage their diet in a single gesture. With connected home features, you can remotely turn off high-consumption devices, monitor the consumption of your devices with an instantaneous dashboard or remotely control the temperature of your heating depending on the weather and thus control your energy consumption.
You can turn on the wifi only if necessary (especially through the application My Livebox) and prioritize access via Ethernet for non-mobile devices. It is now mandatory to wire Ethernet all parts of the house during its new construction.
More and more equipment have an integrated fan. When they experience a temperature too high, the fan is triggered to cool the device and allow its operation, which leads to additional energy consumption. To prolong their life and reduce your energy consumption, simply place them in airy places and do not close their vents (avoid for example to put his laptop on his bed or on his lap).
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