Save energy while sleeping

Looking for a simple but efficient way to save on your electricity bill? Look no further! With the help of the Smart Life app and a few clever tricks, you can start saving money right away. Our article will show you everything you need to know to get started, so you can save the money for other nice things or even pay off your smart socket within a year. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to make your home more energy efficient and cost-effective.


Hidden power guzzlers in the household are a common issue that everyone is aware of, yet many struggle to implement the various tips and tricks that circulate. The struggle between convenience and energy conservation is real – who wants to turn off all the multiple plugs every night before going to bed? However, with a simple but effective trick, you can reduce energy consumption without sacrificing convenience. In this article, you will learn how to identify and address hidden power guzzlers in your home.

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Only the standby mode of these devices makes a total power of 39 watts! With 24 hours running time, 365 days a year and $0,15 per kwH, that’s a whopping $51,28 in electricity costs! Sure, during the day and when we are present, we need the standby mode, because it facilitates the operation of the devices. But what about at night and when we are absent? Assuming we sleep 8 hours a day, why should the devices wait for our commands during this time?! So let’s save these unnecessary electricity costs, which is already 33%! Converted to the annual consumption that is $16,92 ! Everything you need to do here in a quick guide:


Find your power guzzlers, many of these devices are conveniently bundled at multiple sockets, e.g. in your living wall, many devices accumulate and clamp to a socket. Measure the standby consumption of each device with a power meter.


Clamps a smart home socket where the standby consumption is the highest, so that this socket can switch all devices. e.g. this product:


Analyze your routine: when do you go to bed? When do you get up again?
When are you absent?


Create a schedule for your smart socket and enter the ON and OFF times there.


Done! Now the smart socket turns OFF all your power guzzlers when you don’t need them and you save money!

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