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Green Computing


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Looking for the Green Computing? Here are the basics of Green Computing - "The Eco-Friendly Computing". Go Green, Think Green, Act Green and Save Green!

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Green Computing

  1. 1. Green Computing Go Green, Think Green
  2. 2. What is Green Computing?
  3. 3. “Green computing, Green IT, Green ICT or ICT sustainability, is the study and practice of environmentally sustainable computing or IT” It include "designing, manufacturing, using, and disposing of computers, servers, and associated subsystems—such as monitors, printers, storage devices, and networking and communications systems — efficiently and effectively with minimal or no impact on the environment."
  4. 4. Why Green Computing?
  5. 5. #1. Do you Know How To Recycle It?
  6. 6. #2. Energy Consumption and Rising Prices
  7. 7. #3. Where is Oxygen?
  8. 8. Number’s Don’t Lie
  9. 9. Greenhouse Gas Emission 0 1000000 2000000 3000000 4000000 5000000 6000000 7000000 8000000 1990 2000 2006 2011 Australia Canada United Kingdom Japan European Union (27 countries) United States Data Source - OECD Unit - Tonnes of CO2 equivalent, Thousands
  10. 10. And…..
  11. 11. Two Costly Computer Myths
  12. 12. Myth -You should never turn off your computer. Fact - When you turn your computer off, you not only lower heat stress on computer, but also reduce energy use.
  13. 13. Myth - Screen savers save energy. Fact - Screen savers were originally designed to help prolong the life of monochrome monitors. If you want to save energy then kill your screen saver.
  14. 14. Approaches
  15. 15. #1. Product Longevity Look for product longevity, including upgradability and modularity.
  16. 16. #2. Data Center Design Cooling systems Air management Electrical systems Environmental conditions Information technology (IT) systems
  17. 17. #4. Power Management
  18. 18. Data center power can be reduced by storage consolidation and virtualization.
  19. 19. Always Use PC Power Management Feature in Operating System
  20. 20. Always use 80 Plus Certified Power Supply Units
  21. 21. Select a Video Card based on low idle power, average wattage or performance per watt.
  22. 22. With LED, Go Green
  23. 23. #5. Materials Recycling Submit e-waste to municipal or private recycling centers to salvage & recycle or donate to charities or non-profits
  24. 24. #6. Telecommuting Use Telecommuting for hassle free Communication with lower overhead costs, office space, heat and lighting
  25. 25. #7. Always use Energy Star– compliant computer Appliances.
  26. 26. To Sum Up… Green Use Green Design Green Disposal Green Manufacturing
  27. 27. Benefits
  28. 28. #1. Environmental Sustainability
  29. 29. #2. Energy Efficiency
  30. 30. #3. Save Money!
  31. 31. #4. Better Asset disposal
  32. 32. E-Waste Management Barriers to Green Computing Industry and Environmental Initiatives To continue reading, please download for FREE “Green Computing – The Environmental Benefits of Going Green” whitepaper and get the whole story in your inbox.
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  34. 34. Go Green Think Green!
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  36. 36. References- Wikipedia Schneider Electric Google’s Green Computing Microsoft Research Image Source – Shutterstock and Wikipedia