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2009-10-21 09:00:00

Miamisburg, Ohio, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- NewPage Corporation announced today the recent upload of yet another On Paper series podcast featuring an interview with Lorie Wigle, Eco-Technology General Manager for Intel. Designed to bring about positive change in the area of sustainability, this bi-weekly broadcast, now in its second season, has already passed more than one million downloads from popular sites like iTunes. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080514/NEWPAGELOGO )...

2009-03-06 10:11:38

Putting idle servers to sleep when they're not in use is part of University of Michigan researchers' plan to save up to 75 percent of the energy that power-hungry computer data centers consume.Data centers, central to the nation's cyberinfrastructure, house computing, networking and storage equipment. Each time you make an ATM withdrawal, search the Internet or make a cell phone call, your request is routed through a data center.Thomas Wenisch, assistant professor in the department of...

2009-03-04 08:23:00

HUDSON, Ohio, March 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has named Norandex Building Materials Distribution (www.norandex.com) and its parent company, Saint-Gobain, a 2009 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year Award winner (www.energystar.gov). Norandex was recognized for its invaluable dedication to energy efficiency, energy management, reductions in greenhouse gas emissions, and its overall commitment to the ENERGY STAR program. Award winners were selected from more...

2009-03-02 10:23:00

PepsiCo earns award for protecting the environment through energy efficiency PURCHASE, N.Y., March 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded PepsiCo (NYSE: PEP) a 2009 ENERGY STAR Sustained Excellence Award in recognition of its continued leadership in protecting our environment through energy efficiency. PepsiCo's accomplishments will be recognized at an awards ceremony in Washington, D.C. on March 31, 2009. PepsiCo, an ENERGY STAR partner...

2009-03-02 08:00:00

Climate Savers Computing Initiative Members CSC and 1E Team to Reduce PC Power Consumption FALLS CHURCH, Va., March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- CSC (NYSE: CSC) today announced that it has teamed with 1E to implement a power reduction strategy that will cut costs, conserve energy and reduce the carbon footprint of CSC's desktop infrastructure. CSC will use 1E's Night Watchman software to automatically and safely power down more than 25,000 desktop computers during non-work hours. The move is expected...

2008-12-03 14:09:00

FALLS CHURCH, Va., Dec. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- CSC (NYSE: CSC) today announced its board-level membership of the Climate Savers Computing Initiative, a non-profit organization formed to reduce the energy consumption of computers. The company also announced the appointment of John Glowacki, CSC's chief technology officer, to the Initiative's board of directors. The Climate Savers Computing Initiative's goal is to promote the development, deployment and adoption of smart technologies that...

2008-10-02 06:00:20

By Azadeh Ensha Reusable tote bag? Check. Prius? Check. Rooftop solar panels? Check. In the bid to secure your green bragging rights, you have the usual suspects covered. But what about your personal computer? After all, the object that, via the Internet, can provide you with more information on how to lead an environmentally sound life can also be one of the things that contributes to the very same problem. Consider the following: A standard-issue PC, left on all the time (a...

2008-09-25 06:00:17

Michael Dell today commended the European Union's initiatives on green procurement, its sustainable industrial policy and its recent communication on information and communications technology (ICT) for energy efficiency. Speaking to EU officials, Mr. Dell said his company wanted to work with EU institutions in framing these policies and others in the future to preserve the environment while driving economic competitiveness and productivity. "The European Commission can play an important...

2008-08-06 15:00:50

Verdiem, a leader in network energy management, today announced the release of its Edison(TM) software product, a free energy monitoring application that allows eco-conscious consumers to actively control their PC's energy consumption -- and their household's carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions. Made for the Windows operating system, Edison enhances existing PC power settings and provides a consumer-friendly interface that is easy to set up and manage. The Edison application is supported by...

2008-08-05 12:00:25

WHO: Kevin Klustner, CEO of Verdiem; Rob Bernard, Chief Environmental Strategist, Microsoft; and Lorie Wigle of Intel, President of the Climate Savers Computing Initiative Board of Directors WHAT: A virtual press conference and a live Q&A session to launch a new public awareness campaign around PC energy waste; Verdiem, Microsoft and Climate Savers Computing Initiative will discuss the issue and challenge individual PC users globally to reduce their carbon footprint. WHEN:...