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Department of Homeland Security

Shut Down Computers at Night

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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.

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Department of the Interior

Go For All Quick Payback Energy Savings Measures

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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 »

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