Lab Energy Shutdown Tips

Read the full story from Cornell University’s Green Labs Program. My Green Lab also offers a good checklist.

Use this checklist to quickly ramp down energy use during reduced research schedules. To get started, make a checklist of equipment that can be temporarily “decommissioned” including computers, equipment, refrigerators, freezers, and fume hoods. Use post-it notes to quickly canvas your lab space and identify items that can be powered down to save energy.

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