According to professional electrical engineering organizations, tests by engineering schools and actions by some state attorneys general, there is no merit to the claim that transient voltage and power surge suppressors will reduce electricity costs. This report summarizes the data obtained by the Council of Better Business Bureaus on these devices.
(The report was reprinted in its entirety from a Report by the Council of Better Business Bureaus, Inc. , 1150 17th Street, N. W. , Washington, DC 20036, dated May 1977.)
MTAS, "Transient Voltage/Power Surge Suppressors" (1979). MTAS Publications: Technical Bulletins.