EX0-111 - Green IT Citizen
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You want to buy equipment made of materials that are easy to recycle. What is a key indicator of which materials recycle easily?
The price on the scrap market
What is an acknowledged advantage of telecommuting?
It helps to reduce carbon emissions.
You work in a typical office building and the lights are always on. Using which lighting source could make the most significant dent in energy use?
30-Watt Fluorescent bulbs
What does the operational cost of a printer include?
Electrical consumption, ink consumption and service levels
For a computer to receive an Energy star certification, which element needs to meet the specified requirements?
What should be taken into consideration when your company facilitates working remotely?
Remote workers need to feel part of the whole.
Your department has been asked to reduce the use of paper and ink. What is one of the easiest ways to do so?
Printing two-sided documents
What could you consider when seeking to purchase greener paper?
How paper is manufactured
What does the Electronic Products Environmental Assessment Tool (EPEAT) do?
It rates IT products based on their compliance with the IEEE 1680 standard.
What is a main source of power costs for e-mail?
Your company chooses to privilege the environmental drivers while introducing Green IT.What is an example of an environmental driver?
What is environmental responsibility about?
Which of the following statements is true?
Avoid using screen savers for long periods because they don't reduce energy use and may keep the computer awake when it would otherwise doze off
What does influence the cost of electricity? 1. The cost of fuel and capital 2. The cost of transmission and local distribution 3. Regulation
All of the above
You have been asked to select a new greener printer for you office. You have made a selection of printers meeting the Energy Star ratings. What could help you further narrow your selection?
Seek for manufacturers offering discounts for recycling the ink cartridges.
What is a dangerous combination as a result of not enough recycling of IT equipment?
Space for landfills is filling up quickly creating a need for additional transportation of waste.
What is the description of Global climate change?
Human activity is contributing to a buildup of greenhouse gases in Earth's atmosphere that is slowly increasing the average temperature near Earth's surface.
What is true about screen savers?
Screen savers cause a computer to use more energy than switching off the monitor.
What are carbon offsets?
Certificates that represent the payment for some activity that reduces greenhouse gas emissions.
Next to the printer's specifications, what would be of importance when selecting a greener printer?
A printer duty cycle comparable the printing needs of your office
A memo from management announces that the printers are to be consolidated. What is a valid reason for this decision?
Having less printers contributes to an energy cost reduction.
An external Green IT consultant has analyzed your company and recommends replacing the PC's with thin clients. Which advantage does the use of thin clients over PC's contribute the most to an organization's green IT goals?
Low power consumption
Your company operates a decentralized purchasing model for computer equipment. Individual departments or groups make their own selections as long as they stay within budget. What is the best way to influence decisions towards a greener workplace when purchasing computer equipment?
Focus on education and persuasion of the individual departments or groups to ensure greener purchasing.
You want to purchase PC's that are easy to recycle. They are Energy Star certified. Is the ease of recycling covered by the Energy Star certification?
Which shortcoming is hindering the wide adoption of videoconferencing?
The lag between picture and sound
How does IT in general, or more specifically Green IT, help to decrease worldwide carbon emissions?
IT reduces the need for transportation.
Which puts IT in an excellent position to contribute to a sustainable world?
IT can help other industries to work more efficiently.
Using too much lighting is of course raising the energy bill unnecessarily. What is another important human reason for not applying too much lighting?
Too much lighting can irritate people on a physiological level.
Why is virtualization important for green IT?
Virtualization enables fewer physical servers leaving a smaller footprint and using less power.
You want to buy equipment made from materials that are easy to recycle.Is aluminum easy to recycle?
What does corporate responsibility mean?
Businesses have extended their sense of responsibility to consider the well being of society and the environment
What does sustainable development mean?
To meet the needs of the present without compromising the ability of the future generations to meet their own needs
What does sustainability as a corporate philosophy, value, and goal do for a company?
Energizes and inspires a company
Which IT alternative(s) can help cut down travel expenses?
You are a member of the team in charge of introducing Green IT into your company. Your first action will be to introduce practices that can easily be applied to reduce computers' power consumption. Which practice would be the most effective?
Put monitors off at night.
Green IT has many obvious advantages but some of them are less tangible. What is an example of a less tangible but real advantage of Green IT?
Enhanced employee attraction and retention