Energy Saving Tips for Computers

This site contains energy saving tips for configuring and using computer equipment.




Q:  How do I power down the monitor from the screen saver in Windows NT?

            A:  Windows NT does not support this feature.  Install DPMS to enable this feature.


Q:  How much can I save by configuring power saving features?

            A:  As much as $4.38/monitor/month. See calculations here.


Q: Do monitors use very much power?

            A: Yes they do (see Table).  But the amount of power wasted can be
            reduced with power management.