Save power, save money and lower your carbon footprint by scheduling your PC to be on when you need it and off when you don't.
Greenkeeper Home Edition allows you to:
But if that sounds like you don’t worry you’re not alone! Research shows that the majority of users don’t switch their computer off because it simply takes too long to boot up again in the morning, so the first issue we address in our home user version is our Wake Up system. Set the time in the morning you want your PC to start up, and tell us which programs you want open - facebook, email, and the news? The radio? iTunes? It’s up to you.
When you’ve done your stuff and gone to work we’ll start checking you’re not using the PC anymore and close down for the day. Evening rolls around and you’re heading home, so we start you up again, and maybe in the evenings you do different things - but that’s OK, just set the applications and pages you want open and The Greenkeeper™ does the rest. We can wake you up in the morning with our alarm clock, or even remind you that it’s Auntie Flo’s birthday tomorrow. All in all we make sure you are getting the most productive time from your PC, but we take the load of the grid and stop your PC using power when it doesn’t need to.
Our calendar function allows you to set your profile for weekdays and weekends, program in your holidays and set preference on how much power you want to save.
The Greenkeeper™ won’t switch down your PC if you’re working at it, but once we know you have left your machine for the day or night, we will move to your choice of power saving settings.
In addition having your PC powered down when you’re not working at it helps protect you from unwanted hackers, and will reduce your personal carbon emissions by over 120kg per annum - that’s the same effect as driving a V8 from Auckland to Wellington, or recycling 1250 wine bottles! Finally, The Greenkeeper’s Green Tips gives you handy hints on other ways to save money, save power and save the planet.