Printer and Copier Resources in Las Cruces NM

Laser printers are available with different printing speeds—the maximum energy draw of faster printers is greater than that of slower ones. Read more.

Quality Copier Company
(505) 274-7295
3908 Menaul NE
Albuquerque, NM
Monday 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Tuesday 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Wednesday 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Thursday 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Friday 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Service Types and Repair
Copier, Ricoh, Sharp

Pacific Office Automation
(505) 883-2800
3535 Princeton Drive NE
Albuquerque, NM
(505) 532-6620
2561 E Lohman Ave
Las Cruces, NM
Nick's Office Furniture & Supplies Warehouse
(505) 523-6128
1126 S Solano Dr
Las Cruces, NM
Save-On Office Supply
(505) 647-1191
1160 El Paseo Rd
Las Cruces, NM
Refurbished Copiers Albuquerque
(505) 796-8105
5850 Eubank Blvd. NE# B 49
Albuquerque, NM
Rio Grande Contract Furnishings of Nm Inc
(505) 524-3355
337 N Alameda Blvd Ste 2
Las Cruces, NM
Office Concepts Inc
(505) 524-1986
126 S Main
Las Cruces, NM
Business Systems & Service
(505) 521-1761
Las Cruces, NM
Office Depot
(505) 332-1532
8500 Menaul Blvd NE
Albuquerque, NM

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ENERGY STAR® printers can cut a printer’s electricity use by over 65 percent. A printer with a duplexing mode can also save around $30 a month in paper costs. There are several printer types—laser and ink jet—and several control options— standby mode and manual switching—to consider.

Laser printers are available with different printing speeds—the maximum energy draw of faster printers is greater than that of slower ones. A Lawrence Berkeley Lab paper showed that an eight page per minute (ppm) laser printer used 60 watts while a 24 ppm printer used 100 watts. Comparing the wattage alone is misleading, however. Since the larger printer prints faster, it doesn’t operate as long as the smaller one. In fact, the 24 ppm printer could use about 40 percent less energy for printing. Ink jet (or bubble jet) printers use much less energy. Instead of drawing 60 to 100 watts, they require only 10 to 15 watts. The trade-off with these printers is partly speed—they’re slower than the fastest laser printers—and partly quality.

Ink jet printers do not have quite the printing quality of laser printers. With the opportunity to cut printing energy by 75 to 90 percent, there may be times—for draft documents for example—where an ink jet printer is appropriate. ENERGY STAR® laser printers don’t need to be switched off manually. When no print commands have been received for a preset time period, these printers automatically switch to a low-power standby mode. The energy savings are significant: Laser printers save 65 to 75 watts in standby mode. While in standby, printers produce less heat, reducing air-conditioning costs too. With fewer operating hours and less heat buildup, these printers can last longer and be more reliable.

Like printers, copiers use energy all day (and night) even when making copies only a small fraction of that time. ENERGY STAR® labeled copiers are equipped with a feature that allows them to automatically turn off after a period of inactivity. This can cut electricity use by over 60 percent. Even non- ENERGY STAR® copiers can be manually turned off in the evenings and over the weekend.

All office staff can help with this. The average annual operating cost of a large copier left on at night is $224 versus $80 if you turn it off at night. The right copier can also save you paper. Copiers with duplexing capabilities set to automatically make double-sided copies can cut your paper costs. Since copiers are so expensive most businesses lease them. The average monthly lease for a copier is $550 for an $18,000 copier, so make sure to ask for an ENERGY STAR® certified copier on your next lease. You will save $150 annually, which is just over 2% of the $6,600 cost but you do not necessarily have to spend more to get the higher efficiency hardware....

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