EPA is pleased to recognize Pettus Independent School District as a participant in the Energy Star Low Carbon IT Campaign, said Energy Star Program Manager Steve Ryan. “By taking this simple pledge, we can make a substantial difference in the fight against climate change. Energy Star’s power management tools offer a cost-effective way to save energy, money and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.”
Power management enables computers and monitors to go into a low-power sleep mode after a period of inactivity. Power management has the potential to save up to $50 per computer, annually. Despite the significant savings, according to Lawrence Berkeley National Labs, only a scant five to 10 percent of U.S. organizations have deployed these settings on computers.