April 2013
Lab Manager Magazine;Apr2013, Vol. 8 Issue 3, p28
The article discusses several tips on how to reduce energy consumption in Laboratories in the U.S. It states that setting power management setting in desktop computers can contribute to significant energy savings. It mentions that installing energy-efficient lightings such compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs) and cold-cathode fluorescent lamps (CCFLs) can help save energy. Moreover, improving heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning (HVAC) systems is an efficient way of reducing energy usage.


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