Tipsy Tuesday (#261)

A little energy saving tip in honor of Earth Day...

Tip #261

Adjust your TV settings to maximize energy efficiency.

From livescience: Although today's flat-panel televisions use far less energy than previous models, you can easily increase the savings even more. Go to your TV's picture set-up menu and choose the "home" or "standard" screen setting — the "vivid" or "retail" settings are unnecessarily bright and burn up to 20 percent more power. Don't forget to disable the "quick start" function that allows your TV to boot up a few seconds faster, but eats significantly more power during the 19 hours or so your TV is in standby mode and not being used.

Now, if only I could get the Rev to get me a flat screen....

1 comment:

Sarah Shumate said...

No flat screen?! What guy doesn't want a flat screen?!

You're still using that 1950's one in the photo, aren't you? ;)