Ever wondered why your energy bill keeps going up each month? You may not realize it yet, but you could be a victim of what is known as a phantom drain. People lose a lot of energy through their home appliances each year, and there is a way to curb this wastage.   Phantom drain refers to all that energy that is lost when electrical appliances are left on standby. This includes that coffee maker you leave plugged into the power source or the home entertainment setup in the living room you never get to switch off. Even something as harmless as a computer monitor left on standby can costs you several dollars each year (https://www.dallasnews.com/business/real-estate/2017/05/22/stream-energy-sets-shop-new-addison-hq).   Let’s use real[…]