Showing 3 ideas for tag "power savings"

Department of Energy

Wasted Power

Develop a script for all PC/Mac/Linux computers which do not need to be on 24/7, to do the following: Start the backup Script, log off the user, shut down the machine once the backup is complete. Provides 2 benefits - saving on electricity, and makes sure that all computers get a new start each day.


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Department of Homeland Security

Shut Down Computers at Night

Having all Federal computers powered and online 24 hours a day is an unreasonable waste of energy and dollars. Computer maintenance and updates can be scheduled, or computers can be powered down for a portion of the week (e.g. Thursday through Monday) after hours. Furthermore, an offline computer cannot be hacked - saving energy and increasing information security. This can be adopted today, at no cost.



Department of the Interior

Go For All Quick Payback Energy Savings Measures

Energy Audits are complete for a large number of federal facilities. These energy audits produced numerous recommendations that can produce savings at a rapid rate. Some of these measures will pay for themselves in less than a year and begin saving money after that point and far into the future.

All measures with a payback of less than five years should be implemented immediately. These energy savings measures will reduce... more »