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Print Scan Copy Fax is signficant opportunity for energy savings with all-in-one devices

Posted in net-zero-facility, power-conservation, print-scan-copy-fax, printer, printing on July 6th, 2010 by FrankM – Comments Off

Net zero energy footprint research facility has to conserve and plan for every watt consumed.  Simple devices such as printers, scanners, copiers and fax machines can be optimized through deployment of fewer all-in-one devices.  …

…   “Scanners, copiers and fax machines will grow all but extinct.

New all-in-one devices that can fax, scan, print, e-mail and copy in one unit will save huge amounts of energy, Robben said.

The new protocol will be just one or two of those units per wing, compared to the current situation, in which there are some 600 printers for 1,800 employees, plus hundreds of other devices to scan, fax and copy. “   …

Via NREL: Net Zero Research Facility.

Print Scan Copy Fax Standards Drive Energy Savings at Volkswagen

Posted in energy-efficiency, office-equipment, print-scan-copy-fax, printer, printing, scanning-technology, volkswagen on March 5th, 2010 by FrankM – Comments Off

Volkswagen IT Group implements office equipment standards that achieve significant energy efficiencies for the enterprise. …

… “Volkswagen has made progress in terms of costs, energy efficiency and the environmental balance sheet by replacing more than 52,000 fax machines, printers, photocopiers and scanners with fewer than 17,500 multifunction devices throughout the Group, and then integrating these new devices into a unified IT infrastructure. Seven energy-efficient standard devices take the place of 832 different models of office equipment. Thus Group IT at Volkswagen reduced the pool of devices by 66 percent and eliminated around 35,000 single machines. Stacked on top of each other, they would form a tower 14 kilometers high. ” …

Via Volkswagen: Energy Efficiency in Offices

Volkswagen energy efficiency program targets the office

FedEx Sustainable Hub

Posted in country-germany, fedex, green-design, green-it-strategy, green-power, printer, solar-panels, sustainability on October 19th, 2009 by FrankM – Comments Off

Fedex has embraced sustainability and the company integrates energy efficient designs into its infrastructure investments. …

… “For example, in 2010 FedEx Express plans to open its largest solar-powered hub to date in Cologne, Germany, which will include a 1.4-megawatt solar power system expected to generate approximately 1.3 gigawatt-hours of electricity per year, equivalent to the annual consumption of 370 households. ” …

Via FedEx: Green Power Purchase Leadership In Print and Retail Industries

Simple Green Initiatives Drive UK Efficiency Benefits

Posted in city-london, country-uk, green-it-initiatives, green-it-strategy, greening, initiatives, pc, policy, printer, printing, savings on September 17th, 2009 by FrankM – Comments Off

Don’t miss out on simple, yet effective, ways to green your IT strategy. The UK initiative is realizing benefits from their techniques, such as turn-off and printing policies. The next set of initiatives will require additional mindset changes and technology shifts. …

… “Cabinet Office minister Angela Smith told the Greening Government ICT conference in London today that simple initiatives such as extending the lifecycle of PCs, making double-sided printing the default option, and turning computers off at night have contributed to the savings. ” …

Via Business Green: Green IT strategy

Angela Smith, UK Cabinet Office speaks about benefits from green IT initiatives ...

Canon Generation Green Printer Capabilities

Posted in canon, capability, efficiency, energy-star-compliance, environmental-initiative, hazardous-material, initiatives, ink, printer, printing, reduce-waste, rohs-compliance on June 22nd, 2009 by FrankM – Comments Off

Canon incorporates sustainable design features into its printers, using Generation Green branding for its initiative. …

… “Generation Green is Canon’s environmental initiative which includes printing multiple images on one sheet; individual ink tanks to reduce waste; Energy Star compliance that’s 25 percent more efficient than conventional models; RoHS compliance restricting the use of hazardous materials in electronic products … ” …

Via Imaging Resource: Canon PIXMA Pro9000 Mark II Printer