Power strip with several electric cords plugged into it.
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Controlling plug loads is a constant struggle. Plug load rise from increased use of information technology and personal devices is inevitable. However, plug loads can be controlled through regular management, advanced power strips, wireless meters and controls, and training of occupants on how to reduce energy consumption.

For device procurement, ENERGY STAR® offers a list of energy-efficient products and appliances on the market today. Learn more about energy-saving options at EnergyStar.gov.