IT and home office
Optimise your computer with accessories
Connect your external computer peripherals to an AutoPowerOff plug bank, or buy accessories with USB ports.
Acquire energy saving computer habits
Find the most energy efficient computers and start saving money on your electricity bill with help from the Trust and many of the computer manufacturers.
Choose equipment which matches your needs
Ensure that your standby consumption is no more than 1 watt. You will save up to 27 Euros per year if you install the device energy efficiently.
You can save a lot of electricity by managing your lights properly. Lighting control ensures that lights only come on when you need them. This is achieved with the help of motion sensors.
Upgrade your monitor
Go for the Energy Star Label when you buy a new monitor, and reduce your electricity bill by up to 135 Euros over its lifetime.
Is the light continually blinking?
Only switch on network equipment when you need to connect to the Internet. It can cost up to 16 Euros per year extra if you leave the equipment on all the time.