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Living Green – Computer Tip

Go GreenToday I have a great tip for you, on Living Green, saving energy and money, as well as helping Mother Earth.

I found this tip on ecomii website, and wanted to share it with all of you, since I totally understand and can easily relate to our very day computer filled life.

Most working adults, students, and many others work with a computer 8-10 hours daily, plus check their email, read the latest news, check out other websites, and shop, of course.

Many households have several computers turned on at the same time, so just think how helpful this suggestion really would be for all of us.

Todays tip: Don’t Snooze on Computer Efficiency

What?
Save energy – and reduce global warming – with your computer’s sleep mode.

How?
Be a responsible technophile. Use sleep mode, and not screensavers, whenever you’re away. The forgetful type? Adjust your power settings to have hibernation kick in sooner.

Why?

Computers are energy hogs, and screensavers are worse. In fact, screensavers use a lot more energy than your computer normally does – two times as much if they are graphically complex.

Did You Know?

A desktop computer left on for a full year would release 1,500 pounds of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere.

Okay, But How Hard Is It?
As easy as letting your computer nap during lunch

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