Schools learn to slash energy use by 25%

Schools are normally the ones dishing out the lessons – but three secondary schools in Portugal’s capital city (pictured) have been taught how to cut their energy use by a quarter. The saving was part of a pilot project to control and monitor energy use at the Lisbon schools which are made up of ten […]

University saves £27k on computer energy use

Staffordshire University has saved around £27,000 a year by making its computers more energy efficient. It introduced software letting it centrally control and reduce the energy used by the 4,000 PCs on its network by 60%. When switched on, the average PC draws 65 watts of electricity, 3 watts when suspended (standby), and 1 watt […]

Online tool manages energy across the world

New IT software which calculates energy usage across several locations has been launched by energy management & efficiency company Verdiem. The software allows global companies to more accurately track and manage energy consumption and costs across international boundaries. Verdiem Surveyor allows customers to remotely control and reduce the energy used by computers and network systems. […]