More attention to energy use, please
Dear editors, would it be an idea to mention the energy use of stuff you review, certainly for TVs? For example, a Panasonic TX37LZD85 will cost its owner approximately £ 400 in electricity bills over 10 years, whereas a same-sized plasma will set you back almost £ 800 - according to independent research. That's almost double! Not to mention the even bigger screen sizes, which you're writing about so enthousiastically in the April issue. Reading various forums, a lot of home cinema enthousiasts are taking energy use into account, both for financial and environmental reasons. I think it would be great if you could help them by systematically mentioning energy use in your Buyer's Guide, and maybe even take it into account awarding stars. What do you say?