You’re busy. Dashing here and there, taking care of errands, attending business meetings, and socializing with friends. Most people have stressful schedules in which every minute is a precious resource not to be wasted.
But while you’re squeezing the most fun and productivity out of each hour, many elements of your home and office are probably wasting energy.
Think about everything you do in the hour before you leave for work; turn on the morning news, put in a load of laundry, grab some juice and breakfast from the refrigerator, and check your email before heading off to start your day.
All of these things can easily be done within an hour, but during that hour, a lot of energy is used. The infographic below takes a look at just how much energy is used in an hour by some of the most-used appliances in our homes.