While commercial installations have to get the most energy per dollar, as well as requiring energy generation that is as consistent as possible, homeowners are not limited by these restrictions. Grid tied systems allow you to generate your own power when it is easy, and make use of the traditional electrical grid when it isn't. Even so, green energy sources are becoming increasingly attractive to homeowners as technology improves. Here are some of the options available to you.
Many people have surge protectors simply because they offer convenience. They allow you to plug in multiple devices while taking up only one outlet. They increased in popularity as more and more people started adding home computers and multiple audio video components to their houses. But surge protectors do more than allow for multiple plugs.
The Real Purpose of that Power Strip
Convenience is fine, but the true purpose of power strips and surge protectors is right there in the name.