Copiers, fax machines and other office equipment can be energy intensive. Many newly manufactured copiers, printers, scanners and fax machines are ENERGY STAR rated, which means that they use less electricity. Consider co-locating equipment and installing supplemental ventilation or filtration system in the copy room.
- Use cleaning chemicals and solutions that are Green Seal certified
End of Life Tips
- E-waste, like copiers, fax machines, printers and scanners, should be kept out of the landfill, and instead, recycled. Visit Earth911.com to determine the capacity of local facilities.
For alignment with LEED Standards
Energy: Comply with ANSI/ASHRAE/IES Standard 90.1-2010.
- BD+C EA: Minimum Energy Performance
Energy: Install ENERGY STAR qualified equipment for at least 50%- (by rated-power) of ENERGY STAR eligible equipment installed as part of the scope of work.
- ID+C EA: Minimum Energy Performance