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Department of Defense

Lower the voltage to save energy

Lower the voltage on the "electrical services" to buildings to save energy, on DOD Activities that operate and maintain their Electrical Utility Systems". Taking each building separately and lowering the tap connections or a manual selector "tap changer" adjustments at the "pad" or "pole" mount transformers that provide the electrical service to the buildings.
As the voltage is decreased- the current or amperage will... more »

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Department of Agriculture

Put Your Computer To Sleep

I suggest that federal desktop computers be set to hibernate when not in use and that monitors and other peripherals be turned off after work, even if CPUs have to remain on for software upgrades. Currently, agencies do not enable individual users to alter hibernation and power management options, and do not enable them through central servers. EPA recommends setting computers to enter system standby or hibernate after... more »

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