Calculate Your Computer Carbon Emissions
Enter the number of computers and monitors to calculate your carbon emissions. To configure elements such as cost of electricity, select Advanced.
Myths of Power Management
Climate Savers Computing has come up with a great guide dispelling the Top 7 myths of power management:
Activate power management on Windows 7
By default Windows 7 is configured with fairly strict power management settings that comply with the latest Energy Star standards. However if you wish to make even more cost and power savings, you can implement a simple setting:
Activate power management in Windows 2000
To view power management settings in Windows 2000, click on Start, Run and then Control Panel. In Control Panel double click Power Options. Here you can set timeouts for your monitor, system standby, and hibernate.
Activate power management in Windows Vista
To configure power management on Windows Vista click on Start, Run and then Control Panel. Control Panel has two views. If you are in Theme View double click on “System and Maintenance”…
Activate power management in Windows XP
To configure power management on Windows XP click on Start and then Control Panel. Control Panel has two views. If you are in Theme View double click on “Performance and Maintenance” and if you are in classic view please scroll down to the classic view window.
Activate power management on a Mac
Follow the instructions below for Mac OS X Version 10.4, nicknamed “Tiger”. Steps for activating sleep settings in other versions of OS X will be very similar.