New and Underutilized Technology: Computer Power Management Systems
The following information outlines key deployment considerations for computer power management systems within the Federal sector. This information spans:
Computer power management systems include network-based software that manages computer power consumption by automatically putting them in standby, hibernation, or other low energy consuming state without interfering with user productivity or IT functions.
Computer power management systems are applicable in most building categories with high computer counts.
Key Factors for Deployment
Life-cycle cost effectiveness studies are recommended prior to deployment.
Federal energy savings, cost-effectiveness, and probability of success are ranked 0-5 with 0 representing the lowest ranking and 5 representing the highest ranking. The weighted score is ranked 0-100 with 0 representing the lowest ranking and 100 representing the highest ranking.
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The following resources are available:
ENERGY STAR Computer Power Management Savings Calculator: Energy and cost savings calculator for ENERGY STAR-qualified computer power management products.
1E and Dell Case Study: Dell case study outlining how computer power management improved energy efficiency and saved $1.8 million for 1E.