Energy: equipment and appliances
Energy StarŪ is the global mark of energy efficiency, only awarded to the top 25% most energy efficient appliances. By choosing Energy Star appliances, you have an assurance that you are choosing the most efficient option available at the time of purchase.
A photocopier left on overnight uses enough energy to make over 5,000 photocopies.
Laptop computers use up to 90% less energy than desktops.
Typically up to 95% of the energy used in mobile phone chargers is wasted.
New Zealanders waste more electricity keeping appliances on stand-by than actually using them. It is estimated this costs NZ$100 million annually.