Chapter 16. Printing Impact

Table of Contents

16.1. Financial Impact
16.2. Environmental Impact
16.2.1. Printed Sheet Units
16.2.2. Trees
16.2.3. Energy
16.2.4. Carbon

One of the goals of SavaPage is to reduce hard-copy printing by facilitating the use of soft PDF copies instead. Above that, if printing is needed after all, SavaPage offers easy n-up, gray-scale and duplex proxy-printing to reduce printing even more. Giving feedback to users about the costs and environmental impact of their printing habits is used to arouse awareness and achieve behavioral change.

16.1. Financial Impact

In any organization the costs of unrestricted access to office printers can be substantial. With SavaPage Financial feedback about the costs from different perspectives (User, ProxyPrinter, Period) is within reach. Future releases will indeed process log data, and present financial statistics from all possible angles.