Tablets to get Energy Star ratings

Energy Star ratings could lead to more power-efficient tablets

By , IDG News Service |  Consumerization of IT, Energy Star, tablets

Energy Star is a key metric in the EPEAT (Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool) rating, which is used by many government organizations and universities to make hardware purchases. EPEAT also takes into account toxic elements, material selection, product longevity and other energy efficiency attributes to rate environmentally friendly hardware.

Agam Shah covers PCs, tablets, servers, chips and semiconductors for IDG News Service. Follow Agam on Twitter at @agamsh. Agam's e-mail address is agam_shah@idg.com

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