Greenest data centers: What works

Marsan, Carolyn Duffy
December 2007
Network World;12/3/2007, Vol. 24 Issue 47, p22
Trade Publication
The article discusses the techniques of the data centers to acquire the certification of U.S. Green building Council's Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED). The nation's greenest data centers have shown that their facilities are a combination of high and low technology, innovative and ways of cutting back on electricity and creating environmentally friendly information technology (IT) operations. The greenest data centers have used locally supplied and recycled materials for its construction, and have designed the building with lots of windows to provide extensive natural lightning.


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