Why is imaging equipment efficiency important?

Copiers, fax machines, and printers use abundant amounts of electricity in offices. The amount of electricity used by these machines can be controlled through some simple steps.

Imaging action items:

  • Set early standby mode on equipment. Printers, faxes and photocopiers maintain a heavy electrical load even when they are not in use.
  • Purchase Energy Star equipment. Energy Star imaging products use up to 75% less energy than standard products. learn more
  • Keep equipment away from thermostats. Imaging equipment can give off a significant amount of heat, even when not in use.