Green-IT Defined. In the past, Information Technology (IT) goals have been driven by economic factors. IT has served to enable computer technology to support business requirements. Green-IT adds ecological factors, to support...continued...
Green-IT Tips. Here is a collection of our top Twenty-One Green-IT tips.
CPM Savings Calculator. This online calculator estimates cost and environmental savings from computer power management.
Estimates are based on your actual electricity rate. A table of average electricity rates provides a starting point when actual rates are not known.
ENERGY STAR. Find energy efficient computers on the Energy Star Computer page. Energy Star is a joint effort of the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the US Department of Energy (DOE).
EPEAT.NET. Find computers which have been rated by the Green Electronics Council at the EPEAT website. EPEAT stands for
"Energy Products Environmental Assessment Tool".
APC Energy Efficiency Resource Center. A portal on eWeek.com sponsored by APC by Schneider Electric. http://www.eweek.com/efficientpowerbyapc/.
Climate Solutions. Climate Solutions is a non-profit dedicated to accelerating practical and profitable solutions to global warming. http://www.climatesolutions.org.
Northwest Energy Coalition. The NW Energy Coalition is an alliance of 100
organizations which promotes the development of renewable energy and energy conservation,
consumer protection, low-income energy assistance, and fish and wildlife restoration on
the Columbia and Snake rivers. Learn more at the http://www.nwenergy.org.
Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance. The Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance is a non-profit consortium in the US
Pacific Northwest working to transform markets for energy-efficient products and services. Learn about them on the http://www.nwalliance.org.
Sierra Club. The Sierra Club is America's oldest, largest, and most influential grassroots
environmental organization. More information on the http://www.sierraclub.org.
Sightline Institute. Sightline Institute is a non-profit organization that promotes a sustainable economy and way of life in the Pacific Northwest. Details at the http://www.sightline.org.