Acer's ENERGY STAR qualified products save your money by
reducing energy cost and protecting the environment without
sacrificing features or performance. Acer is proud to offer our
customers products with the ENERGY STAR mark.
What is ENERGY STAR?
Products that are ENERGY STAR qualified use less energy and
prevent greenhouse gas emissions by meeting strict energy efficiency guidelines
set by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Acer is committed to offer
products and services worldwide that help customers save money, conserve
energy and improve the quality of our environment. The more energy we can
save through higher energy efficiency, the more we reduce greenhouse gases
and the risks of climate change. More information refers to
http://www.energystar.gov or http://www.energystar.gov/powermanagement
Acer ENERGY STAR qualified products:
Produce less heat and reduce cooling loads, and warmer climates.
Automatically go into "display sleep" and "computer sleep" mode
after 10 and 30 minute of inactivity respectively.
Wake the computer from sleep mode by pushing keyboard or moving
Computers will save more than 80% energy at "sleep" mode.
ENERGY STAR and the ENERGY STAR mark are registered U.S. marks
Tips and information for comfortable use
Computer users may complain of eyestrain and headaches after prolonged use.
Users are also at risk of physical injury after long hours of working in front of a
computer. Long work periods, bad posture, poor work habits, stress,
inadequate working conditions, personal health and other factors greatly
increase the risk of physical injury.
Incorrect computer usage may lead to carpal tunnel syndrome, tendonitis,
tenosynovitis or other musculoskeletal disorders. The following symptoms may
appear in the hands, wrists, arms, shoulders, neck or back:
numbness, or a burning or tingling sensation
aching, soreness or tenderness
pain, swelling or throbbing
stiffness or tightness
coldness or weakness
If you have these symptoms, or any other recurring or persistent discomfort
and/or pain related to computer use, consult a physician immediately and
inform your company's health and safety department.
The following section provides tips for more comfortable computer use.