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Green

  1. 1. Green Computing <br />By Robert V. DeLeno<br />
  2. 2. Energy Star <br />Tip #1 buy Energy Star labeled monitors, Desktop, laptops, and Printers <br />Tip #2 You can Power down to a low power state when not in use to save energy and run cooler <br />
  3. 3. Sleep Mode<br /><ul><li>The EPA estimate that sleep mode can save </li></ul>60-70% of energy<br /><ul><li>With the energy saved we could power Vermont, New Hampshire, and Maine each year
  4. 4. cut electric bills by $2 billion
  5. 5. reduce carbon dioxide emissions by the equivalent of 5 million car</li></ul>ZzZzZzZ<br />
  6. 6. Powering Down<br />Tip#3 Power Down your computer or laptop when not in use.<br /><ul><li>YES powering down is better for the environment then sleep mode! Your computer is built to handle turning off and then back on again so it will be fine. </li></li></ul><li>E-CYCLE<br />Tip#4 Recycle your used desktop and notebook computers, monitors, printers, fax machines and all-in-one devices.<br />You can find E-cycle’s at your local Staples.<br />
  7. 7. Recycling <br />Tip#5 Recycle your paper and buy and use recycled paper in your printer and copiers.<br />Tip#6 Try double siding when<br />Ever possible when You print.<br />
  8. 8. Printing in draft mode<br />Tip#7 A lot of people don’t know this but when printing unimportant documents try printing in draft mode or fast print you can save a lot ink buy doing so. <br />
  9. 9. Power strips<br /> Tip#7 Buy the new Smart strip power strip to save power<br />Status Indicator - These lights tell you when the Smart strip power strip is turned on, when the switching feature is active and when the surge protection is engaged<br />Control Outlet - Any device plugged into this outlet will control any device plugged into the switched outlets. If the control device is switched on/ off the switched device is turned on / off<br />Switched Outlets - Devices plugged into the Switched Outlets will turn on / off automatically when the control device is turned on / off<br />Constant Hot Outlets: - Any device plugged in here will always remain powered regardless of whether or not the control device is turned on/off<br />
  10. 10. The End <br />As you can see Green Computing is a serious topic so if everyone does there part a lot more energy and spend less money overall. <br />

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