TITLE

Enviro-friendly computers

AUTHOR(S)
Hannon, Kerry; Wiener, Leonard
PUB. DATE
July 1993
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;7/5/93, Vol. 115 Issue 1, p59
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that computer shoppers who want to help conserve electricity can now look for products with an `Energy Star' seal from the Environmental Protection Agency. Qualifications for the new seal; Efforts to reduce the energy wasted when computer systems are left on even when no one is using them.
ACCESSION #
9306300091

 

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