Jan 21, 2013
Becky Tweedy, Assistant to the President
If you’re planning to buy a new computer, consider getting a laptop or notebook instead of a desktop.
- Laptops require fewer materials and less energy to produce than desktops
- Laptops use a fraction of the electricity to run – you’ll save an average of 220 kilowatt-hours per year, and about $20 on your annual electric bill.
- If one in twenty-three households made its next computer purchase a laptop instead of a desktop, the energy saved could seriously (positively) affect the ‘power grid.’
Think about it! Will you take a small step to help?
Source: The Green Book