Why the gpspace dark-background homepage is eco-friendly? (Courtesy www.cittadellarte.it)


Authoritative scientific researches have shown that the saving between the display of a black and a white page on a CRT monitor (cathodic ray tube) is of 10 watts for a 15", of 22 watts for a 17" and of 52 watts for a 21". For the LCD screens no substantial difference has been noticed, while for other technologies such as plasma, LED and OLED a reduced energy saving is anyway confirmed.

 

"Energy Use and Power Levels in New Monitors and Personal Computers", official research by the University of California, Berkeley (CA), commissioned by EPA

For further information about this topic visit ecoiron.blogspot.com, website dedicated to "green computing and sustainable technologies in IT", or read the article "Saving Energy - One Monitor at a Time" on the blog savingenergy.wordpress.com.