Energy Savings: Home Office Equipment

  • Turn off equipment when you're not using it.
  • Enable your computer's energy saving features.
  • Look for the ENERGY STAR label when buying equipment. This label means the item has undergone independent testing to verify its high efficiency.
  • Use advanced power strips (APSs), or smart strips, to reduce your plug load the energy used by products powered by an AC plug, including electronics in "standby" or "sleep" mode.