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Schools across the country are finding that investing in energy-efficient technology has an economic benefit as well as helping to save the environment.

“We’re estimating saving about $30,000 per year, and that’s [mainly] by consolidating servers,” said Paul Romero, executive director of technology at Rio Rancho Public Schools in New Mexico.

CDW Government LLC (CDW-G) surveyed 756 technology professionals for its 2010 "Energy Efficient IT Report" and found that three-quarters of...

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