TreeHugger often suggests that turning off your power strip can save a lot of energy consumed by the phantom loads in so much electronic gear. I just did a quick check of my desk and found twelve devices plugged into three power bars with no rhyme nor reason; no wonder I don't practice what I preach. Gina at Lifehacker came up with four great suggestions:
-Separate the always-on devices from the shutoffable ones.
-Label the plugs.
-Put the stuff you unplug often in easy-to-reach positions.
-Position your gadgets for optimal usage.
Get the detail behind these simple and logical steps at ::Lifehacker