Council of the Inspectors General on Integrity and Efficiency

Require Computers Be Turned Off At Night, Save Millions

By turning off computers at night -- and making that a federal policy -- we can save millions (and energy, too). At the Department of Justice, I turn my computer off every day to save energy and money – but, because of security updates, I often find my computer turned back on in the morning, and I almost always find it on Monday morning, since updates were apparently performed the previous weekend. (And it’s often not ...more »

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Ice Dragon Nanofluid used for energy savings

I suggest you use Ice Dragon Nanofluid to cool all systems that are currently water-cooled. Ice Dragon nanofluid has shown to increase the heat transfer capabilities of the fluid by up to 20%. This increase in heat transfer has multiple positive implications. For example, by replacing the water in a water cooled server bank with Ice Dragon nanofluid and maintaining the CPUs at the current temperatures, it would be ...more »

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