publication . Thesis . 2016

Evaluating games console electricity use : technologies and policy options to improve energy efficiency.

Webb, Amanda E.;
English
  • Published: 29 Feb 2016
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
Energy efficiency regulations and standards are increasingly being used as an approach to reduce the impact of appliances on climate change. Each new generation of games consoles is significantly different to the last and their cumulative electricity use has risen due to improved performance and functionality and increasing sales. As a result, consoles have been identified in the EU, US and Australia as a product group with the potential for significant electricity savings. However, there is a good deal of uncertainty regarding cumulative electricity use of consoles as measurements of power consumption are crude and user behaviour poorly understood. In particula...
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ACM Computing Classification System: ComputingMilieux_PERSONALCOMPUTING
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