I Don’t Need That Extra Monitor All Day Long!

I’ve been a self-proclaimed energy miser for most of my life.

But I apparently am not as frugal as I could be, and Sense helped me figure that out!

An example is turning off an extra monitor that I use for my work-at-home office when I am not using it. I find an extra monitor to be very helpful with my productivity.

I can reference a document while creating an email response or a PowerPoint presentation. The larger screen allows me to see more of a large Excel spreadsheet. But what did NOT occur to me was that I didn’t need to leave it on all day long!!! Much of my work does not require an extra monitor, yet I turned it on in the morning, and left it on all day long, needlessly burning electricity.

Now, I turn it on when I need it…and turn it off when I don’t!

This probably saves me about 100W for 8 hours a day…

Share how you used the Sense app to help. Be specific!:
The Sense real-time meter helped me understand how much my monitor was drawing, and once I turned it off, I could visually see the savings!

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