In the last 6 months I have gone to a number of detailed scientific talks on the effects of global warning (I am a space chemist) and each scares me more than the last. Currently, AFAIK, all DVR's use 40-50 W 24/7. For most of us, I suspect 3/4 or more of this time, an energy savings mode would be desirable. Taking these numbers that is about 24 kW hour per user per month wasted (about $5 per month in MA). As DVR's are now becoming mainstream, that is an appalling amount of power nationally. Therefore, I strongly urge that an energy savings mode be added.