Monitor User Guide
Jun 5, 2016
Choose the right size of monitor
Choose the monitor with the right size according to your work. Monitors increase the electricity consumption significantly for each inch larger. For the normal viewing distance of 60 cm a screen diagonal of cm (x inches) is good enough.
Turn down the brightness
The brightness of the screen has a large influence on the electricity consumption which is almost doubled at highest brightness compared to the lowest brightness. Turning down the brightness properly can save both energy and is far better for your eyes. It also means that you have to avoid glare, from artificial light overhead and from a window on the side of the monitor.
Misunderstanding of the screen saver
Activating a screen saver doesn’t save energy. While the screen saver is running, the monitor is still working at full power. Please switch off the monitor when leaving the computer temporarily. You can program this on your computer so it disappears automatically after 3 minutes of not being used.