Save the Planet and Your Wallet This Earth Day

<strong>Calgary, Alberta, Canada &mdash; April 15</strong><br />Userful Corp., a public computing organization, announced that in the past year its software that allows up to 10 people to work from one computer has saved 29,000 tons of CO2 emissions, the equivalent of taking more than 5,000 cars off the road.<br /><br />Modern desktop computers sit idle virtually the entire day while we read or type. Userful leverages this unused computing power to create an environmentally efficient alternative to traditional desktop computing. Up to 10 users can work on a single computer by simply attaching extra monitors, mice and keyboards.<br /><br />"Computer hardware production and disposal is one of the fastest growing threats to our environment. Powering and cooling computers is an increasing contributor to global warming," said Timothy Griffin, president of Userful. "It feels good to help people around the world Go Green. In fact, last year our users more than doubled the previous year&#39;s savings, meaning that in the last two years, Userful technology has eliminated the equivalent CO2 of taking over 7,300 cars off the road!"<br /><br />Userful desktops have been deployed around the world with a typical configuration of six stations per computer. In the past year, Userful&#39;s ability to minimize wasted computer power has eliminated 29,000 tons of CO2 emissions, the same as taking more than 5,000 cars off the road. Reducing the number of computers in use has additional earth-friendly benefits. Electronic waste is an increasing problem globally due to the quick obsolescence of electronics. This…



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