Tag Archives: cost savings

Jul
12
2012
PlotWatt's Home Energy Monitoring Innovation Reduces Utility Costs

A Durham, North Carolina-based Green Plus company has developed software to help residential and business clients reduce their monthly energy bills.  PlotWatt, founded in 2008, provides users with detailed information about the energy consumption of individual appliances within their homes or businesses. PlotWatt analyzes the energy-use data to produce practical …

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Scott Brennen, native of no-where-in-particular, earned an undergraduate degree in Chemistry from Grinnell College in 2008. After graduation, he joined the Peace Corps, which put him to work teaching 9th grade Chemistry at a rural high school in Mozambique. He is currently studying science...
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Apr
9
2012
New software eliminates unnecessary printing, saving money and trees

    Launched in 2006, GreenPrint functions by acting as a faux printer, inserting itself between the internet browser and the actual printer.  When a user prints a document, it is first sent to this virtual printer.  GreenPrint scrutinizes the document and eliminates any unnecessary pages, then sends the document to …

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We educate, motivate, and recognize smaller enterprises for their efforts towards becoming more sustainable. We’re here to offer tangible, practical tips and expertise in sustainability.
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Sep
12
2011
Environmentally-Friendly Printing

What It Is Environmentally-friendly printing combines sustainability with the printing of paper products. It involves practices that prove less harmful to the environment than customary printing practices. Some eco-friendly printing tips include: Using digital formats over printing whenever possible Using recycled paper Using recycled printer cartridges Purchasing soy-based ink Printing …

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We educate, motivate, and recognize smaller enterprises for their efforts towards becoming more sustainable. We’re here to offer tangible, practical tips and expertise in sustainability.
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Sep
11
2011
Energy Efficient Equipment

What It Is Energy-efficient business equipment serves a business’s needs while consuming less energy than standard equipment. Common examples of energy-efficient business equipment include: computers with sleep mode or power-down mode copiers with sleep mode and double-sided copying printers with sleep mode and double-sided printing However, energy-efficient equipment is not …

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