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.
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 02:41 PM
Updated: Thursday, March 30, 2023 04:45 AM