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Byline: Sarah Z. Sleeper
Pitney Bowes Has The Gear
To Control Energy Costs
Some firms depend on technology, rather than staff, to fight the energy crunch.
Take Stanford, Conn.-based Pitney Bowes Inc. The maker of mail gear and office equipment uses everything from automated controls for heat and air conditioning to low-wattage light bulbs to cut energy costs.
Michael Gilbert, the firm's program manager for energy and environment, says he was dismayed to learn that Microsoft Corp.'s Windows NT didn't have a power-saving feature like Windows 95 did. It was a fact he learned after a companywide upgrade to NT.
So Pitney Bowes …