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Energy Tip of the Week: Shut It Down

A jog after work can be healthy and fun – but your desktop computer does not need to run.Energy Tip of the Week: Shut down your computer at the end of the day and work week.

Actions You Can Take

  • Shut down your computer at the end of the day and work week.
  • Activate sleep settings instead of a screensaver.
  • Plug electronics into a smart power strip.

Did You Know?

  • A computer left running 24/7 is wasting energy about 70 percent of the time!
  • A computer with a screensaver uses significantly more energy than an idle computer!
POSTED: Wednesday, August 30, 2017 - 2:41pm
UPDATED: Friday, September 8, 2017 - 11:14am