Energy Tip of the Week: Shut It Down; E-Inside; August 30, 2017 | Sustainability | Kent State University

Energy Tip of the Week: Shut It Down; E-Inside; August 30, 2017

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 - 12:00am
UPDATED: Tuesday, September 5, 2017 - 10:15am