- Turn your computer off at night.
-Plug components into a power strip so you can cut off all power when not in use.
-For laptops, unplug the charger when the laptop is turned off to prevent vampire power.
-Avoid turning your printer on when you don't need it.
If you'd like to do more with your computer energy savings, check out downloadable power saving software, some of which also track your carbon savings. Find out more information about making your computer efficient.