5 Quick Tips to Conserve PC Energy:
Create the right power management settings.
You can save up to $75 a year per computer
when you manage your PC settings, according
to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
Set your PC's power settings and options.
Donít know how? No problem. You can always
search for an expert to go through a quick
process to make your energy consuming PC
Shut off that printer. Printers also have a
sleep mode that still may consume a
significant amount of power.
A blank screen is the best screensaver. If
you have set a customized screensaver, it
can actually waste energy by preventing your
computer from going to sleep.
Change your monitor. If you have a desktop
computer, consider upgrading to an LCD flat
panel monitor instead of a CRT (Cathode Ray
Tube) monitor, which can account for half
the energy use of a desktop computer.