computer power consumption issues on IT-Director.com.
"Short-term efforts are focussed on energy saving with computer installations. At a simple housekeeping level, for example switching off computers overnight and at weekends, results in energy and cost savings of 70-80%. Equally, switching off your monitor when at lunch, or during periods of absence, can halve the energy consumption.
For a broader look at the advantages of power reduction efforts, see
Amory Lovins' paper
The Negawatt Revolution
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