I have been having extremely higher than normal electric bills. We live in a
retirement village. I was talking to my neighbor, and he told me I may have
an electric leak. He also recommended a remedy to contain the electricity
leaking from outlets. He took me in his home to show me these plastic plugs
which plug into the outlets. A couple of questions on this.
1. Do these really work?
2. From your experience, how much can one expect to save monthly on your
Thank you, but do you know the typical average savings? The fellows that do
our snowplowing/shoveling and yard maintenance have sold thousands to the
residents here. I would like to place my order the next time they are
the electricity leak is into the pockets of the energy company higher ups,
like ken lay
take heart though, 5 percent of the power that goes into the electric grid
winds up at it's intended destination, only 95% is lost in transmission
No. About 50% of the fuel's heat energy becomes electrical energy. The
other 50% goes up a cooling tower, And 30% ends up at the destination,
where a clever homeowner with a heat pump can turn it back into 100% :-)
Cleverer homeowners burn the fuel at home, with no cooling tower...
And having to point that out to the idiot really doesn't say much for
those same 'seemingly intelligent beings' that can't figure out the
obvious. Must be true...too much jerking off does make you go blind...
This is Turtle.
I can't believe you don't know where the Lesstricity is getting out when you can
see the holes right there in the receptical. all you have to do is get you tube
of caulking and seal them up and i bet your electric bill will fall for sure.
A bigger problem is the amount of electricity left over in wires after you
unplug things- like the vacuum cleaner, for example. If you leave things
plugged in, the electricity can't leak out of the outlets, plus the
electricity that would otherwise be left over in the wires gets recycled.
Another option is to place extension cords in front of each outlet. That
way, as the electricity leaks out, it will take the path of least
resistence, and find its way into the extension cords, where it will be
ready to go next time you need to use one.
Cost money to fill up power cords too you know.
Get them caps, Electricity always flows to ground,
runs out on the carpet and sticks. That's Static Electricity.
Sometimes it piles up as high as your pockets,
and fills them up too .. touch a doorknob zap,
Door knobs open/close just like a switch, sometimes.
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