Finding out and sharing how much energy and money you could save is a great way to get buy-in from others in your area. Use these tools to get started.
Online Energy Saving Calculator
Provided by 1E
Answer a few simple questions about your area's desktop power management to calculate energy savings per year in dollars or equivalencies such as cars removed from the road or trees needed to absorb the same amount of CO2.
ENERGY STAR Power Management Savings Calculator
Provided by ENERGY STAR
Calculate the savings you can realize by purchasing ENERGY STAR qualified computers and monitors and implementing power management features. Just input the data specific to your environment into the spreadsheet and get back the results!
Green IT Calculator
Provided by Telus
Calculate the power savings gained by virtualizing your servers. (Use the Advanced Settings button to set the calculator to U.S. units.
Greenhouse Gas Equivalencies Calculator
Provided by the Environmental Protection Agency
Put your energy measurements in terms meaningful to your users. This online tool converts energy measurements in kilowatt-hours of electricity to a more easily visualized measurements, such as barrels of oil consumed, greenhouse gas emissions from passenger vehicles, carbon sequestered by forests and many more.
Sustainable Computing Assessment
Provided by Redemtech
Get a fairly complete picture of your computing environment with this comprehensive tool.
Green IT Baseline Calculator
Provided by Forrester
Calculate the impact of your area's computing environment periodically to gauge your improvement as you implement sustainable computing best practices.