Many organizations that “go green” see a significant reduction in direct costs to their organizations, and measuring these can help you garner support for your initiative.
CEA’s great, five-minute calculator lists nearly all the electronics that you use every day. Simply plug in how many hours devices and other items are used (ie: laptop, computer, phones, TV and other devices. The calculator will show you how much energy is being consumed. Notice how much energy is being wasted while the devices ARE plugged in but not in use!