PUE an Effective Metric for Data Centers

Starr, Richard A.
November 2011
Heating/Piping/Air Conditioning Engineering;Nov2011, Vol. 83 Issue 11, p28
The article offers information on the power-usage effectiveness (PUE) energy efficiency metric for data centers established by the nonprofit Green Grid and its consortium organizations . It states that the Green Grid was formed in 2007 aiming to develop a globally accepted data center energy efficiency guiding principles. The installation of heat, ventilation and cooling (HVAC) system by Enterprise HVAC Service & Control at Medical Mutual in Ohio, using PUE guidelines is also discussed.


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