This guide explains why
it's a good idea to "think energy efficiency" when selecting
computers and other office equipment, and covers the kinds of labels
and energy ratings you should look for when selecting items for
purchase. In presenting several energy-efficient office ideas, it
Energy-efficient computers and equipment provide payoffs
today and in the future by conserving energy and thus lowering
your energy costs helping to improve your bottom line.
Recycling helps protect landfills from contamination by
toxic materials so often found in used PCs, monitors, and
other office equipment, collectively known as electronic
hazardous waste, or e-waste.
Going green is a way to save money and energy.
Today, learning how to
help the environment is good for the bottom line. Environmentally
aware companies, institutions, and agencies can make more efficient
use of the money they must spend on technology by curbing long-term
energy consumption and related recurring costs. The sections in this