Monthly Archives: January 2012

Technically speaking: Watts vs. Volt-Amps

This university has a reputation for engineering excellence, and so when one of my colleagues queried the figures in the previous post, I thought some explanation was required. The question hinges on “How much power does a device use: is … Continue reading

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Let sleeping computers lie?

The University will soon publish its new policy on the power management of IT equipment, and one of its provisions is that computers should be switched off or enter a low-power mode when not in use. I thought it would … Continue reading

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