Green computing:Experience report and best practices
Why Green Computing?
Pathways to Green Computing
Goals of Green Computing
Advantages of Green Computing
Current trends in Green Computing
Best - Practices
• Green computing is the study and practice of using computing
• It can be described as the environmentally responsible usage
of computer systems and related resources.
• It defines as
Disposing of computers
Save in cooling.
Reduce carbon emissions.
Save space in server room
Cut down the amount of energy used.
Minimize the harmful materials.
Extend as far as possible the life of
Reduce Energy Usage.
Reduces The Risk.
Saving The Energy.
Saving The Planet.
Energy Consumption/Energy Efficiency.
IT Products and eco-labeling.
• Put laptops in "sleep" mode when not in use.
• Turn OFF computers and other equipment when not
• E-cycling is generally practiced to reduce the amount
of electronic components that are discarded when
users purchase new components.
• Buy the new "Smart Strip" power strip.
• The Smart Strip actually senses how much power
your computer peripherals use.
• Print smart or don’t print at all. Don’t waste papers.
• Use E-Mail services and File sharing technology for
• Proper use of the system devices like the monitors.
• Instead of using the CRT monitor you can adapt the
• Electronic Waste:
Use the campus network where
possible to transfer files.
Use USB memory sticks instead
of CDs, DVDs, or floppies.
Use re-writable CDs and DVDs.
• Green business opportunities provide consumers with
ecologically sound products and services.
• The greenest computer will not miraculously fall
from the sky one day; it’ll be the product of years of
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