Energy Star

  • New SPEC tool to ID most energy-efficient servers

    Posted March 1, 2013 - 4:04 pm

    SPEC, the standards body for performance benchmarks, has released a new toolkit that should help customers choose the most energy-efficient server for the workloads they need to run.
  • Tablets to get Energy Star ratings

    Posted January 14, 2013 - 5:26 pm

    Tablets will be rated based on the Energy Star specification in the future.
  • New, Tougher HDTV Energy Star Standard Takes Effect

    Posted May 3, 2010 - 10:32 am

    It's about to get a lot harder for televisions to earn that familiar Energy Star logo. On May 1, the new Energy Star 4.0 standard for televisions, published last September, becomes effective. The maximum amount of power an Energy Star TV can consume will drop by about 40 percent.
  • Energy-efficient servers earn a star -- but so what?

    Posted June 26, 2009 - 9:47 am

    The EPA's Energy Star server certification program will help the environmentally conscious but isn't likely to change major buying patterns anytime soon.
  • EU, US push computers, printers to be greener

    Posted June 17, 2009 - 12:04 pm

    Computers, copiers and printers sold in the European Union and the U.S. will have to become more energy efficient starting next month in order to gain Energy Star approval, following an agreement signed Wednesday by the European Commission and the EPA.
  • EPA gives servers Energy Star ratings

    Posted May 16, 2009 - 8:49 pm

    The spec measures power supply efficiency and the energy consumed when a server is idle.
  • Energy Star for servers coming in February, EPA says

    Posted November 7, 2008 - 10:03 pm

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has released the third draft of its Energy Star specification for servers and expects the final spec to be ready for use in February.

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