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Known about large energy users in the home such as space heating: much less is known about the collection of so-called plug-load devices that includes everything from televisions to toasters—due in no (we found up to four per home). Set-top
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Their familiarity with the top three energy users in their home or business, many were unsure. In all, 98 percent were able to name at least one of their top energy users but were not sure about all three.