There are actions that can strain the battery life on your chromebook or home computer. These can range from watching videos like YouTube or Netflix to playing games in your browser or on the computer. Some applications can also be resource heavy and cause your computer to drain battery life faster than just surfing the web. Also after extended use of a computer the battery begins to worsen. This causes your computer's battery life to get worse over time.
Some things you can do to increase your battery life are
Reduce the amount of streaming video or audio while on battery life
Don't play games on the computer while on battery life.
Close unnecessary tabs and other applications
Restart your computer
Turn down screen brightness
Don't keep the laptop plugged in at all times
One thing that can help tremendously with increasing your computer's battery life is to shut it down each night. This will stop the computer from running unnecessary tasks while it is not being used or you are asleep. Another step you can take to keep up