green computing, a solution to environmental degradation

2182 Words Feb 27th, 2014 9 Pages
Volume 3, Issue 4, April 2013

ISSN: 2277 128X

International Journal of Advanced Research in
Computer Science and Software Engineering
Research Paper
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Study and Analyze the Factors Related to Green Computing
Dr. Pardeep Mittal
Professor, Department of Computer Science,
Guru Kashi University, Talwandi Sabo, Punjab, India

Navdeep Kaur
M.Phil Research Scholar
Guru Kashi University, Talwandi Sabo, Punjab, India

Abstract - In today’s era computer is the basic need of everyone. Everyone use computer for its own purpose. But no one is aware about the harmful impacts of the use of computer on environment. Most of the CO 2 emission is produced through the heat generated by computer and its devices. The
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V18 (Do you know about carbon emission (CO2) generated by computers and its devices?)
V19 (Do you know CO2 emission cause impact on our environment like acid rain, global warming?)
V20 (Do you know about operating systems that consume less energy?)
V21 (Have you ever use Linux operating system?)
V22 (Do you know which search engine consumes less energy?)
V23 (Are you aware about the companies’ initiatives toward green computing?)
V24 (Do you know which manufacturer’s product is more sustainable to our environment?)
V25 (Do you know about e-waste generated from computing equipment?)
V26 (Have you ever seen or heard about any campaign about green computing?)
V27 (Telecommuting is a way companies can make their office greener?)
V28 (Green computing equipment is so expensive so that small business cannot afford it.)
Recycling and disposing
V29 (Do you know about disposing of computers and its devices?)
V30 (Do you know about formal and informal disposing?)
V31 (Do you know about the recycling of the computers?)
V32 (Do you ever recycle any computing device?)
Energy Consumption
V33 (When you purchase new electronic device do you consider energy star logo?)
V34 (You have any product with energy star logo?)
V35 (You are doing efforts to saving energy at home?)
V36 (You always consider about cost while purchasing product?)
V37 (Can you save a lot of money by using green computing?)
V38 (Is Laptop consumes less energy than desktops?)
V39 (Is Inkjet printer more sustainable to
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