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Save Energy, Save Money

Office equipment that has earned the ENERGY STAR helps eliminate wasted energy through special power management features. When equipment is not in use, it automatically enters a low-power "sleep" mode. An ENERGY STAR qualified computer in sleep mode consumes about 80% less electricity than it does in full-power mode. Overall, ENERGY STAR qualified office products use about half as much electricity as standard equipment. And using less energy keeps utility costs down. In 2003, ENERGY STAR qualified home office equipment saved Americans more than $3.5 billion in energy costs.

 

Remember, saving energy prevents pollution.

In just one year, ENERGY STAR qualified new home office equipment — such as computers, scanners, printers, fax machines and copiers — significantly reduced the demand for energy — enough to prevent the release of 19 billion pounds of greenhouse gases into the atmosphere.