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29 Apr 2011
Turn off your home office equipment when not in use. A computer that runs 24 hours a day, for instance,
uses - more power than an energy-efficient refrigerator.
If your computer must be left on, turn off the monitor; this device alone uses more than half the
Setting computers, monitors, and copiers to use sleep-mode when not in use helps cut energy costs by
Battery chargers, such as those for laptops, cell phones and digital cameras, draw power whenever they
are plugged in and are very inefficient. Pull the plug and save.
Screen savers save computer screens, not energy. Start-ups and shutdowns do not use any extra energy,
nor are they hard on your computer components. In fact, shutting computers down when you are finished
using them actually reduces system wear - and saves energy
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