Creation Care

IS Initiatives

  • IS contracts with vendors to safely recycle used equipment

  • IS makes extensive use of server virtualization, a technology that saves energy by reducing hardware requirements.

  • IS purchases computers and monitors that are rated highly for their energy conserving qualities.

  • The technology vendors used by EMU are committed to using conflict-free resources. See Conflict Free Campus Initiative.

  • IS has standardized on recycled paper in the computer labs and recommends departments use recycled paper.

  • IS has standardized on duplex printing.

  • IS has implemented settings to automatically hibernate computers after a period of inactivity.

  • IS cascades computers to maximize their usefulness to EMU.

Power Management Standard