Balance of Power
Low energy costs and falling prices are on your side if you choose LCDs over CRTs.
Rising electricity costs and falling prices for LCDs (liquid crystal displays) have reached the point where these slimline screens can now be considered mainstream alternatives to the ubiquitous CRT (cathode-ray tube). LCDs can also help keep a lid on your office electric bill. The typical LCD requires a quarter to a third of the electricity needed to power up and cool down a comparable CRT.
Switching to LCDs could make a noticeable difference not only in your budget, but also in the national power supply. Experts estimate that replacing only a tenth of the CRTs in service could save enough juice to avoid brownouts, blackouts and other electrical problems during periods of peak demand.
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