Reducing Energy Costs and Carbon Footprint with SCCM 2007 R3

Almost all companies I know do have some sort of a Green-IT policy in place but in my view this should go beyond just putting an e-mail footnote like “Please consider the environment before printing this e-mail”. Many companies use Read More …

Are my Windows Power Settings Energy Star compliant?

I am often asked by customers whether their Windows 7 Power Settings are Energy Star compliant. The recommendations for Windows clients are: Computers must enter system standby or hibernate after 30 to 60 minutes of inactivity. Monitors must enter sleep Read More …

ToolTip: Power Plan Assistant for Windows 7

Microsoft has spend a great effort on optimizing the power consumption for Windows 7, But here’s another FREE tool that I consider as a nice enhancement over the build in features in Windows 7. Power Plan Assistant for Windows 7 Read More …