"Thanks for the feedback. My situation is not as bad. My opener takes 6 Watt at idle, but it still really bothers me. I'm not sure if I would have the ambition dig in to changing the power supply to the opener."
"One thing about energy efficiency is that there is no free lunch.The energy needed to overcome the friction in the door mechanism must come from somewhere. In the case of the electric opener, the energy comes from the electricity. In the…"
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