5 Easy Steps to Introduce Energy Star…
Many consumers know to look for the Energy Star® label when they shop for new appliances, but did you know there are fantastic programs, tools and resources for the office, too? After all, being environmentally responsible should be an eco-centric lifestyle choice that touches every part of living. According to the Energy Star website, energy used by a building to support just one office worker for a day causes over two times more greenhouse gas emissions than that person’s drive to and from work. Yikes!
1. CHANGE YOUR COMPUTER SETTINGS.
Use the “energy saver” setting on all computers and laptops in the office, and set monitors to go into sleep mode when not active for more than five minutes. A sleeping computer can use up to 70% less electricity – a very tidy savings. Screen saver mode was originally used to prevent a still image from “burning” itself into a monitor and for privacy on an unattended computer