Month: May 2015

How to Learn Which Programs Use The Most Energy On Your Mac?

Saving energy when you use your laptop is critical, especially when you are traveling and don’t have easy access to charging. On Macs, there is a feature that allows you…

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Over 30,000 and growing

I’d like to announce that WattDoesItUse now has over 30,000 electronics and appliances, along with their power consumption, listed. We will continue expanding our listings to ensure that all of…

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Look Up Air Conditioner Power Consumption

As the weather heats up, WattDoesItUse wants to help you stay cool while saving money. So we’ve added a new category to WattDoesItUse: Air Conditioners! You can now see the…

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Look Up Dryer And Dehumidifier Power Consumption

Do you like high heat but no humidity? Then you’ll love our two new categories on WattDoesItUse: Dryers and Dehumidifiers! Now you can find the power consumption and CO2 output…

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Interview With The Largest Residential Solar Company

SolarCity! SolarCity has more residential solar installations than the other 70 largest solar companies. How is this possible you may ask? I had a chance to chat with Dan Lewis,…

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Throwback Thursday: Power Consumption Of An Aging Refrigerator

For Throwback Thursday, I decided to highlight the power consumption of an old refrigerator that my parents own. The refrigerator is over 40 years old and still running. The power…

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Look Up Freezer And Washing Machine Power Consumption

We recently added two new categories to WattDoesItUse: Freezers and Washers. We are constantly adding new products to our site. If you can’t find one, fill out our Request Device…

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Tesla Power Wall: the key to renewable energy integration?

In case you missed the announcement last night, Tesla unveiled their newest product, the Power Wall. The Power Wall is a wall mounted battery that can store energy generated from…

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