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Environmental Protection Agency

FLIP THAT SWITCH ON YOUR POWER STRIP Campaign

Every workday morning when I come into my office, I've got my routine down. I lay down my bag, have a seat on my chair, then I FLIP THAT SWITCH ON MY POWER STRIP! When I leave in the evening, the routine is quite similar. I power off my computer, pick up my bag, then I FLIP THAT SWITCH ON MY POWER STRIP! In order to facilitate my flipping of the switch, I have even arranged so that my power strip is more easilly accesible... more »

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Environmental Protection Agency

Light it Up Right

Lighting typically accounts for 25% to 50% of energy use in most buildings. During our summer internship at EPA Region 9, we recognized 2 easy ways to increase lighting efficiency: adopting occupancy sensors and LED bulbs. These methods will result in both energy and cost savings. They have been touted for public use by EPA, DOE, and DOI.

Occupancy sensors are devices, frequently mounted on the wall or ceiling,... more »

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