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Department of Veterans Affairs

Wasted Energy

Our Information Management Office requires us to leave our computers on when not in use regardless of the amount of time the computer is left idle. I suggest ALL unused equipment be shut down unless absolutely necessary for program updates. At the very least the monitors could be turned off. This would save energy, extend the life of the equipment and reduce the amount of air conditioning.

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Department of Energy

Unnecessary Power with monitors

Shut down computer monitors during off hours. The average monitor uses 55 watts per hour. If the average off time was ten hours then: That would be 550 watts a day, 17050 watts a month, 200,750 watts a year that is wasted. If you time that by $.13 per Kwh, that is $26.10 per monitor a year. That is a lot of money throughout the US. Just on my base alone we can save $17829.82 a year.

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Department of Housing and Urban Development

Mandate Electrical Demand Reduction During Off-Duty Hours

Mandate via Presidential Directive: all federal offices, employees and contract staff once off-duty shall turn off monitors (not simply sleep mode), fans, cubicle lighting, overhead lighting, ceiling lighting and all other non-essential electrical devices.

Too many lights, fans & monitors remain on after hours. The savings will be tens of millions of dollars (or more). This will also create added synergy in regard... more »

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Department of Energy

Two monitors per workstation

Many studies detail the productivity gain associated with using multiple monitors instead of one. For example: http://www.multi-screen.com/index.php/multi-screen-solution/multi-advantages. The data from these studies suggest anywhere from a 10-50% increase in productivity when an individual switches from one monitor to two. So, for a small outlay of initial capital, say $150 per monitor (or less, assuming there are some... more »

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