MAYS LANDING, N.J. (Oct. 31, 2016) – With scary and
spooky creatures roaming the streets across the South Jersey region this
Halloween, Atlantic City Electric provides tips to help customers ensure energy
“vampires” don’t drain you dry when it comes to your energy use.
Vampire energy, also known as
standby energy, is the energy drawn from outlets when equipment is off but
still plugged in. Many types of electronics and office equipment, including
mobile phone chargers, computers, printers, game consoles, and more, continue
to draw electricity while they are plugged in and turned off. Phantom energy
can account for 15 percent or more of the total electricity used by these
The following tips can help you save energy and money.
Discover where energy vampires may be haunting your home by requesting a
free Quick Home Energy Check-up, where a trained Energy Analyst will assess
your energy use and provide energy-saving recommendations. To request a Quick
Home Energy Check-up, visit www.atlanticcityelectric.com/forms/ace/other/energyconsultation.aspx
or call 1-800-642-3780.
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