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Edison Helps You Green Your PC

Rising energy costs and environmental concerns have caused just about all of use to take a good hard look at our usage habits. Verdiem's Edison helps your conservation efforts by picking up where your Windows power saving features leave off.

You may already be familiar with Local Cooling, another similar application. Edison won't hibernate or shut your PC off like Local Cooling will, but it will turn off your screen and hard drive, and suspend your PC to achieve savings.

Set up your work schedule and choose your power savings plan. Edison lets you create different plans for work and non-work times, and you can either use one of nine preset savings plans or customize your own.

While scheduling is a great feature, I'm not convinced it makes Edison a better option than Local Cooling. Edison is a much bigger download, consumes almost four times as much memory, and requires activation.

Either way, grab one of these apps and make your PC a little more environmentally friendly. Every little bit helps!

[via GreenBlog ]

Tags: energy, environmentally friendly, EnvironmentallyFriendly, freeware, green, greendaily, power saving, PowerSaving