Best Practices and Strategies for Energy Efficient Computing

Presented by

Pat Tiernan, Executive Director, Climate Savers Computing Initiative

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Energy-Efficient Computing is a high impact but low-cost, low-effort way to reduce energy-related costs and CO2 emissions. Pat Tiernan, the Executive Director of the Climate Savers Computing Initiative, a nonprofit group of consumers, businesses and conservation organizations dedicated to reducing the energy consumption of computing equipment, will kick off the Americas portion of the Green IT Summit. The presentation will cover some of the immediate actions you can take to reduce energy consumption, eliminate waste and provide a significant shareholder return, such as adopting power management and including high efficiency computing equipment in your procurement guidelines. The agenda will cover best practices and strategies for achieving ROI through energy efficient computing, including case studies that demonstrate energy and cost savings from computer power management and steps to enable a successful policy-driven approach to Green IT.

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