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ISBN-13: 978-0470467459 ISBN-10: 0470467452 Edition: 1st

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It can be easy to be green! Follow these suggestions and help save the planet

Get on board the green machine! Here's how to assess your technology's green factor and make small changes with big impact. You'll also find tips for using technology in green ways and advice on getting rid of old devices in an environmentally friendly way. Learn what to buy, when to upgrade, where to find green ideas, and much more.

  • Watch your step — calculate the size of your carbon footprint and see how much your electronics contribute to it
  • Do your home work — find great advice to help you make the case to your employer for telecommuting options

  • You have the power — to use less energy, and you'll find lots of ways to do that

  • Green upgrades — discover how to give your current computer a green makeover

  • Buying green — learn what to look for when shopping for a new computer and peripherals

  • When it's time to retire your electronic devices — uncover earth-friendly ways to recycle your old computer and be sure you don't give away your personal data

  • Sharing is good — see how home networks, device sharing, and Windows Home Server can protect the planet

  • The green cloud — find out why cloud computing makes green sense

Open the book and find:

  • What the Energy Star can tell you
  • Tips for reducing energy use throughout your home

  • The difference between Energy Star and EnergyGuide

  • How to decide what to print and what to read on an electronic device

  • Ten great places to find green hints

  • Definitions of common green terms

  • How to prepare equipment for recycling

  • Guidelines for setting up a green home office

About the Author

Woody Leonhard is best known for his various Windows All-In-One For Dummies books. Woody's a Microsoft MVP and one of the original Microsoft Consulting Partners. He's also a Contributing Editor for Windows Secrets Newsletter.

Katherine Murray is a nature lover, communications expert, and the author of more than 50 books on technology and business topics related to digital lifestyle.

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Product Details

  • Paperback: 384 pages
  • Publisher: For Dummies; 1 edition (August 3, 2009)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0470467452
  • ISBN-13: 978-0470467459
  • Product Dimensions: 7.4 x 0.8 x 9.3 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.5 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 3.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #4,642,809 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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0 of 6 people found the following review helpful By Amazon Customer on November 1, 2009
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Life is too short to obsess over your carbon footprint. If you love to fiddle with your computer and other energy-using gadgets you may love this book. As for me, I try to be a nice green citizen without expending too much personal energy on it.

I gave up on the extreme greenie stuff when I discovered that Energy Star hasn't updated its zip code file for a decade or more (what else is out on date on this website?) and that no one ever mentions the down side of CFL bulbs (after a fairly short time they dim down so much that you throw them out in disgust, so they don't last any longer that the old bulbs, they just cost a lot more and look uglier).

Wait -- maybe hanging out your wet clothes in Phoenix in the summertime does qualify as extreme greenie. The secret is to wait till after ten p.m. when the temp may have dropped below 100 F.
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