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Energy Conservation

VEC encourages businesses to conserve energy and benefit our members and environment.

Use these ways to save energy to run your business comfortably and economically:

  • Buy computers, printers, scanners and copiers with the federal government's Energy Star┬« label for efficient electricity use.

  • Buy multi-function machines rather than stand-alone copiers, faxes and scanners.

  • Set your computer to "sleep" mode when you leave for extended periods of time.

  • Recycle paper to reduce energy use and pollution.

  • Use compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs) to save energy and cut pollution.

  • Use the printer when making three copies or less; for more, use the copier.


ENERGY STAR is a registered trademark of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and is a joint program of the EPA and the U.S. Energy Department.

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