The Truth About Computers
True or False?
Computers should remain on to save energy.
False. The small spike in initial energy consumption is greatly outweighed by the energy required to operate the computer for even a short amount of time.
Enable the computer with power management options, like hibernate or stand-by. There can be hesitation to implement certain types of computer power management.
Some companies leave CPUs on during the evening for security and antivirus updates. It may be possible to schedule updates at startup, during lunch, or specified times.