Showing 5 ideas for tag "monitor"

Department of Health and Human Services

Save Taxpayers Money-- Increase Performance & Reduce Waste

Develop a "Task Assignment and Monitoring Database" to improve employee performance, increase management efficiency, and productivity by creating a standardized trans-agency web-based task monitoring database. It should be simple and easy to use unlike many elaborate project management tools. A daily task check-in for employees and managers would improve performance across the board. There will always be those few employees... more »

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Environmental Protection Agency

Reduction of Monitoring Efforts Under Section 106

For many projects monitors are required by entities to watch for cultural resources under Section 106. Monitors can cost $100+ an hour. In addition dependent upon the cultural resource present, more than 1 monitor is required (tribal and archaelogical).

Reduction of the efforts for monitors could include: for cultural allowing a maximum of 1 monitor, unless tribal entities choose to participate/volunteer in addition... more »

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Department of Transportation

Computer Powersave option

Instead of having a screen saver, set the option to just turn off the monitor. Screen savers use as much energy as a screen in use, but by turning it off after an extended amount of no use (10 min) automatically, energy can be saved, and in turn money. With this setting change, there is no need to manually turn off/on the monitor, as it automatically turns off and back on. This is already being advertised to the general... more »

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Department of Veterans Affairs

Cut back on stanby electricity use by office devices

Computers,monitors, printers, and other office device use electricity when on standby. Often it is as much as they use when on, one way to save energy is to completely shut down all items completely. Another idea would to attack all items to a power strip and flip the switch when not in use or at night.

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Department of Energy

Too Cold and Not so Hot

My idea is to have not only my agency but all government office buildings monitored for temperature accuracy. At home we would not have our air conditioning too cold because our energy bill would be too high or our heat so low that we are freezing in our own households. So we make adjustments constantly to save us funds on our utility bills. In the summer when I come to work it's so cold, I feel like its winter inside... more »

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