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Category:Mech425 GreenIT Project

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MECH425 Project Page in Progress
This page is a project page in progress by students in Mech425. Please refrain from making edits unless you are a member of the project team, but feel free to make comments using the discussion tab. Check back for the finished version on May 1, 2010.

This page is for Green IT projects for Mech 425. You can download the 14 page project File:MECH425 green ITS Project Final Jan 20.doc in doc format. Thus you can edit the consent forms, etc.

For more information see Category:Queens Green IT and Hardware replaced by a smartphone

To keep people from editing your work - please put the following: {{425inprogress|Month Day, Year}}

Pre-designed ECMs


Hardware based Topics

  • Example Green IT placed in alphabetical order --Joshua 18:41, 21 August 2009 (UTC)
  • Carbon management systems
  • Cartridge-free printers / copiers
  • Consolidate printers / copiers / fax / scanners
  • Cleaning up storage: disk cleanup, defragmenter, etc.
  • Consolidation of data centre hardware
  • Document management systems
  • Energy-efficient monitors
  • Energy-efficient PC/workstations--5dt15 18:44, 21 January 2010 (UTC)
  • Energy-efficient power bar --R.Kenny 16:10, 21 January 2010 (UTC)
  • Environmental management systems
  • Move from Thick client to Thin client computers
  • Power off copiers
  • Recycle eWaste and donation (end of life)
  • Replace incandescent light bulbs with CFL
  • Telecommuting
  • Turning off lights / motion sensors--Nate Preston 01:50, 24 January 2010 (UTC)
  • Use of rechargeable batteries

Software based Topics

Green IT project placed in alphabetical order

  • Automatic shut-down (off) of computers/monitors/hardware
  • Collaborating documents electronically
  • Energy efficient software
  • Energy monitoring
  • Online training
  • Standby Putting screens, computers on standby
  • Virtualization of data centre
  • Virtualization of servers