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Google has turned the lights out.

storastora

www.google.co.uk

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    stora
    [url]www.google.co.uk[/url]
    bellabonkers
    probabbly just doing it because of the clocks changing
    oh just read, it's to promote turning out lights!! saving energy
    Usha Rocks
    it's to do with the green awareness
    guv
    guv6 years, 8 months ago #4Show comment tools Reply
    stora
    [url]www.google.co.uk[/url]


    Done what? Change the background and image? All the time. (Just not normally jet black!)
    Usha Rocks
    bellabonkers;1796508
    probabbly just doing it because of the clocks changing

    energy conservation awareness
    JimmyW
    Geeky stat: light coloured backgrounds on your computer monitor can use up to 20% more energy than dark colours :-D
    nacider
    Anybody gonna turn their lights off tomorrow?
    ryancs
    Is tonight the night the clocks go forward?
    shanecr
    ryancs
    Is tonight the night the clocks go forward?


    sunday night

    actually monday morning lol
    Usha Rocks
    shanecr;1796584
    sunday night

    actually monday morning lol

    Saturday night?
    ryancs
    2008

    Clocks go forward

    Sunday 30 March 01:00 GMT* (02:00 BST)

    * As the UK is presently on GMT, we change our clocks at 1 am on Sunday 30 March.


    It is Sunday cheers anyway:thumbsup:
    shanecr
    JimmyW
    Geeky stat: light coloured backgrounds on your computer monitor can use up to 20% more energy than dark colours :-D


    ummm

    Google


    As to why we don't do this permanently - it saves no energy; modern displays use the same amount of power regardless of what they display.
    jtx
    nacider
    Anybody gonna turn their lights off tomorrow?


    Ill be driving between 8-9pm but I suppose ill give it a go :whistling:
    JimmyW
    shanecr
    ummm


    Oh well, umm, someone told me that 10 years ago :whistling:
    shanecr
    JimmyW
    Oh well, umm, someone told me that 10 years ago :whistling:


    lol CRT rules!!
    barriey
    I'm a maintenance engineer on the runways at heathrow, Well I suppose turning the lights off may have a slight effect on the awareness!
    Proximo
    yawn lame "green" gimmick
    stora
    jtx
    Ill be driving between 8-9pm but I suppose ill give it a go :whistling:


    :giggle:
    hypnoticstate
    The site says:

    "Google users in the United Kingdom will notice today that we "turned the lights out" on the Google.co.uk homepage as a gesture to raise awareness of a worldwide energy conservation effort called Earth Hour. As to why we don't do this permanently - it saves no energy; modern displays use the same amount of power regardless of what they display. However, you can do something to reduce the energy consumption of your home PC by joining the Climate Savers Computing Initiative.

    On Saturday, March 29, 2008, Earth Hour invites people around the world to turn off their lights for one hour – from 8:00pm to 9:00pm in their local time zone. On this day, cities around the world, including Copenhagen, Chicago, Melbourne, Dubai, and Tel Aviv, will hold events to acknowledge their commitment to energy conservation.

    Given our company's commitment to environmental awareness and energy efficiency, we strongly support the Earth Hour campaign, and have darkened our homepage today to help spread awareness of what we hope will be a highly successful global event.

    How green can you be? The UK's carbon footprint is over 500 million tonnes of CO2 per year. Individuals account for 45% of this. Calculate your carbon footprint and find out how you can reduce it by turning off unused lights and other carbon-reducing actions."
    Shengis
    I pay for my leccy and i'll use it how I see fit. Thank you and goodnight :)

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